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1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,165
6 listings nationwide

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2011 Lincoln Town Car
Executive
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,110
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
No Expert Reviews
2011 Lincoln Town Car
Executive
Eric Tallberg Preview:

The legend lives! For those with a yen for the past and a need for passenger room and comfort, not to mention the capacity to carry enough luggage for a world cruise, the 2011 Lincoln ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
765
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

Safe/reliable/comfortable To Drive (not Bad Looking Either) — Overall these are great cars to drive and with 20-24 MPG from and very powerful LT1 engine it is lik...

Primary Use: Family transportation

125
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

The End Of An Era — I have owned several full size GM models during my life, my Roadmaster is by far the best of what De...

Primary Use: Family transportation

145
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon RWDReview:

One Bad Ass Wagon — I love this car , it has power and drive like new. Drives down the road like you can not belive . Fu...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

2011 Lincoln Town Car
Executive
5
writes:
Roomie and wide body
10
writes:
One of the easiest to live with, no-nonsense luxury cars of all time. A real honest to goodness automobile, r...
Power Ranked 2011 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Fleet worse.
"Has more base horsepower "
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Fleet worse.
"The look and feel of a more premium automobile."
20
writes:
Excellent automobile

Specs

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
2011 Lincoln Town Car
Executive
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
260 hp @ 5,000 RPM
239 hp @ 4,900 RPM
Torque
330 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM
287 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.4:1
Displacement
5,700 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.48 in
3.55 in x 3.54 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 2 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 41.6 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 39.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 21 cu ft
Exterior
Length 217.5 in 215.4 in
Width 79.9 in 85.7 in
Height 60.3 in 59 in
Wheelbase 115.9 in 117.7 in

Available Options

1996 Buick Roadmaster
Estate Wagon RWD
2011 Lincoln Town Car
Executive

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