2007 Lincoln Town Car

Overall Score: 7.7 / 10
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2007 Lincoln Town Car Overview

Note: This review was created when the 2007 Lincoln Town Car was new.

The Town Car delivers a quiet, smooth ride and spacious cargo and passenger space, but it can't match the performance or modern styling of others in its class. If you're in the market for a luxury large car, you should also consider the Infiniti M or Mercedes Benz E Class.

SEATING


6

MPG


17

  CITY


25

  HWY

DRIVETRAIN


RWD

HP


239
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Pros & Cons

  • Smooth, stable ride and a quiet cabin enhance comfort
  • Spacious interior and a cavernous trunk
  • Excellent safety scores
  • Underpowered engine is adequate at best
  • Dated interior and exterior styling may not appeal to younger buyers
  • Lacking in stopping power

Scorecard

Overall: 7.7
Critics' Rating: 7.3
Performance: 7.4
Interior: 8.1
Safety: 9.5
Reliability: 5_0

The Lincoln Town Car score of 7.7 out of 10 is based on our evaluation of 44 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

2007 Lincoln Town Car Pictures

2007 Lincoln Town Car Review

By U.S. News Best Cars Staff May 5, 2008

The Town Car delivers a quiet, smooth ride and spacious cargo and passenger space, but it can't match the performance or modern styling of others in its class. If you're in the market for a luxury large car, you should also consider the Infiniti M or Mercedes Benz E Class.

Auto reviewers agree that the 2007 Lincoln Town Car offers plenty of room and comfort, traditional rear-wheel-drive handling, and good safety features. The newest model, a carryover from 2006, features design and performance upgrades first implemented in 2003 that "serve [the Town Car's] own unique customer base: Those who prefer their dashboards simple and straightforward and their rides pillow soft," touts Kelley Blue Book.

The 2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature base model features few add-ons that would raise the sticker price. But the more luxury Signature Limited, Designer Series and Signature L models can easily top $55,000 once buyers add on options. The Town Car, which competes with other luxury sedans, carries an affordable sticker price that prompted Road and Track to comment, "It may not be a Maybach, but there's plenty of room to stretch out in the back seat and leave plenty of your hard-earned cash in the bank." However, Kelley Blue Book points out, "Despite its premium car status, the Town Car does not hold its value well," noting that the Signature sedan is expected to retain less than 50 percent of its value at 24 months. IntelliChoice gives the base model a value rating of "worse than average" for its predicted five-year total cost of ownership, compared with other vehicles in its class.

The Lincoln Town Car is available in four trims: the base Signature, the Signature Limited, the Designer series and the top-of-the-line Signature L. All trims come equipped with a 4.6-liter V8 engine.

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