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2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,935
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,145
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
Base
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Mercury’s Grand Marquis, essentially unchanged since the last millennium, soldiers on, at least through 2011. This grandfatherly six-passenger full-size sedan long ago saw its halcyon ...

2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
A. Lessels Preview:

The 2011 Cadillac DTS lives on and offers up many of the same features that marked its debut in limousine form for the second inauguration of President George Herbert Walker Bush in 20...

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

2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
Base
30
GuruXBH16 writes:
Always liked the Gd Marquis LS Ride, comfort, trunk space, options
55
kystanley writes:
nice, but not as cool as the Crown Vic
70
GuruVGFS writes:
Has the same power as the crown vic but has a lot more put into making the ride comfortable.
Handling Ranked 2011 Ford Crown Victoria LX worse.
"i think they really feel the same"
Family Car Ranked 2011 Ford Crown Victoria LX worse.
"its more comfortable and a smother ride."
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
Tony writes:
Slightly ahead of the Town Car and almost the same comfort and cargo capacity
Value Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car better.
"The ride and the mileage on ours have been better"
Would Buy Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car worse.
"There are more features available on the DTS than the Town Car"
GuruX2XRT writes:
great car, best ride around.
JNDJr writes:
Power Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car Executive L better.
"Lincolns RWD"
Looks/Style Ranked 2011 Lincoln Town Car Executive L better.
"More ROOM for ANY Passenger..!!"

Specs

2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
Base
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
224 hp @ 4,800 RPM
275 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
275 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
10:1
Displacement
4,600 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.55 in x 3.54 in
3.66 in x 3.3 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 6 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 38 in 41.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.6 cu ft 18.8 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 212 in 207.6 in
Width 84.5 in 74.8 in
Height 58.3 in 57.6 in
Wheelbase 114.6 in 115.6 in

Available Options

2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
Base
2011 Cadillac DTS
FWD

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