2008 Lincoln Town Car Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Black
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,113 - $8,252
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
15 City / 22 HWY
Horsepower
239
Seats
6

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Lincoln Town Car Models & Trims

chevronDown icon Limited $5,113 - $7,722
Horsepower: 239 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Limousine Pkg $5,113 - $7,722
Horsepower: 239 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Livery Pkg $5,463 - $8,252
Horsepower: 239 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Signature L $5,463 - $8,252
Horsepower: 239 hp
Engine Type: Gas V8, Gas/Ethanol V8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

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Lincoln Town car: luxuriously Tough

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My Lincoln Town Car gives an extremely smooth ride. It gets pretty good gas mileage to be as big as it is. The body is extremely tough as there are very few marks on it after all these years and the interior is just as clean and is pretty much in the same condition as when I bought it.

Monica M
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That it is reliable. Good size family car.

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It looks great and drives really well. The only thing about it is it could be smaller. But comfortable and accommodating. Could be a little more smoother when it comes to driving.

Christina J
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It is got plenty of room for bigger families.

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I like that it is dependable. It is got a lot of room. It drives smoothly. No complaints here. I really enjoy it. It is been the best car I have had.

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$5,113 - $7,722
$5,113 - $7,722

Horsepower

Horsepower
239 (hp)
239 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.6L SOHC EFI V8 engine, 4.6L SOHC EFI V8 ENGINE, 4.6L SOHC FFV V8 ENGINE
4.6L SOHC EFI V8 engine, 4.6L SOHC EFI V8 ENGINE
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
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Not Available

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Not Available

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.6 (in.)
41.6 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.5 (in.)
39.5 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.6 (in.)
39.6 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.4 (in.)
37.4 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
21 (cu. ft.)
21 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
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Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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Standard
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AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Standard
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Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
6
6

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Standard
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Standard

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Standard
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Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Standard
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Not Available

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
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Standard
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Not Available

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Standard
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Standard
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/60R17
P245/60TR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
117.7 (in.)
117.7 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40.3 (ft.)
40.3 (ft.)

Length

Length
215.4 (in.)
215.4 (in.)

Width

Width
78.5 (in.)
78.5 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4345 (.lbs)
4407 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
239 (hp)
239 (hp)

Torque

Torque
287 (ft. lbs.)
287 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
150 (.lbs)
150 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
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Not Available
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Standard

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19 (gal.)
19 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
19 (mpg)
19 (mpg)

City

City
15 (mpg)
15 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
22 (mpg)
22 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Standard

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Standard
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Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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Not Available

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Optional
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Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
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Standard
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Not Available

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Not Available

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Standard

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

Overall
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Side
N/A
Roof Strength
N/A
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
G
Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) *
  • Front airbags w/passenger seat occupant classification sensor
  • Front side airbags
  • Deluxe front safety belts, rear outboard lap/shoulder belts
  • Front/rear center lap belts w/rear center shoulder belt
  • LATCH child seat restraints
  • Child-proof pwr door locks *
  • All-speed traction control *

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (2)

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Steering Aug 29, 2013
Report Receipt Date:
Aug 29, 2013
NHTSA Campaign:
13V385000
Summary:
Ford is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria (including Crown Victoria Police Interceptors), Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car vehicles. The affected vehicles are currently registered or were originally sold in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Severe corrosion can seize the lower intermediate shaft which may cause the upper intermediate shaft to collapse and the steering column lower bearing to separate.
Consequence:
If the lower bearing separates, the vehicle may experience a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Ford will notify owners and dealers will replace the lower intermediate shaft, free of charge. The upper intermediate shaft and steering column lower bearing will be inspected to identify any damage that may have occurred as a result of lower intermediate shaft corrosion, and repaired or replaced as necessary. If the steering column lower bearing has separated, a retainer clip will be installed. The recall is expected to begin October 21, 2013. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's recall number is 13S08. Customers located in non-corrosion states who have concerns regarding their steering will have a onetime option to have their vehicles inspected and, if necessary, repaired.
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Engine And Engine Cooling > Exhaust System > Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe Dec 9, 2010
Report Receipt Date:
Dec 9, 2010
NHTSA Campaign:
10V638000
Summary:
EXECUTIVE COACH IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINES. THE FUEL RAIL SHIELD WAS LEFT OFF DURING MANUFACTURING. IN A FRONTAL IMPACT THE ENGINE COULD POTENTIALLY BEND OR RUPTURE FUEL LINES IF THE REPLACEMENT SHIELD IS NOT IN PLACE, CAUSING THOSE LINES TO LEAK FUEL.
Consequence:
FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
EXECUTIVE COACH WILL SUPPLY KITS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO HAVE VEHICLES REPAIRED AT A FACILITY OF THE OWNER'S CHOICE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT EXECUTIVE COACH AT 888-322-9272.

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