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2009 Lincoln Town Car

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 16/Hwy 24/Comb 19 MPG
Max Seating: 6
Engine: V8, Flex Fuel, 4.6 Liter Transmission: Automatic, 4-Spd w/Overdrive
Country of Origin: United States Country of Assembly: United States

2009 Lincoln Town Car Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.2
Out of 10

Based on 487 Ratings for the 1998 - 2011 models.

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  • Value
    9.2/10
    Quality
    9.3/10
  • Reliability
    9.5/10
    Performance
    9.3/10
  • Comfort
    9.5/10
    Styling
    9.3/10

Uncomplicated luxury

By on Tuesday, May 19, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 72,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Roomy, huge trunk, uncomplicated, inexpensive"

Cons: "Big, lower horse power, wind noise"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Mine is a 2003 Executive. This is old school at its best. Overall this is a really nice car. ABS, side air bags, traction control, etc. Nothing overly complicated. Pretty easy to work on. The outside intake for the HVAC was leaking when I purchased mine. This allows water to enter the interior and pool on the passenger side floor (front & rear). The fix is easy enough, but the drying out part requires removal of the front seat and lifting up the carpet so you can use a fan to thoroughly dry everything out. The trunk is huge and holds a ton of stuff. The rear of the car seems to have a mind of its own. It requires constant attention on the interstate, especially when loaded. Mine only has 72K on it, so it’s not like its old and worn out or anything. I have newer tires on it and the front end is in alignment. It’s just the nature of a large rear wheel drive car. The starter is a pain to get off especially if it’s a northern car. There is a thick, copper braided wire that runs from the inside of the starter to the solenoid on the outside of the starter, which seems to deteriorate from exposure to road salt and the elements. Two of the three bolts that hold the starter in place are hard to get at, and even harder to get out if rusted. From 1996 to 2002 Ford/Lincoln/Mercury used plastic intake manifolds which have been known to develop leaks. The 2003 and up has been upgraded with metal in certain areas that were a problem. Some have reported problems with these as well—especially toward the rear at the heater hose connection. There is plenty of repair information on the web that covers just about any problem that comes up. I would definitely buy another Towncar and would recommend this model to anyone. Look on the popular auction website at the high mileage units being auctioned or that are on “buy it now”. You’ll see examples with 200,000, 300,000, and even 400,000 miles on them."

2007 Signature Series....Very Reliable!

By on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 70,500

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Very Dependable"

Cons: "Fuel Economy"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Bought this car in June of 2014 with just under 59,000 miles. In late February 2015 I took a road trip from Phoenix to New York City. By the time I returned to Phoenix I traveled just over 5500 miles. The car performed flawlessly! My one disappointment is fuel economy. My best on the trip was just 23 mpg at about 75 mph. I was expecting 24-25. Other than that, I love the car and plan on keeping it for a long time. I recently saw a 2002 TC in Craigs list with over 500,000 miles. Its a real shame that Ford stopped producing these cars!"

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

Cream Puff

By on Monday, April 27, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 60,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "A great road car, stills smells new,california car"

Cons: "none"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I bought this car as the second owner at 35,000 miles 10 years ago. Always garaged, used for family travel. New Moon roof, New michelin whitewall tires. Inside and out like new. The best find in it's catagory"

5 people out of 7 found this review helpful

BEST VEHICLE FOR AS FAR AS I AM CONCERENED

By on Sunday, April 19, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 238,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "GREAT MILEAGE IN BOTH CITY AND HIGHWAY."

Cons: "I HAVE NOT FOUND ANYTHING WRONG OWNING THIS CAR."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I HAVE LOVED THIS CAR. I HAVE SERIOUSLY CONSIDERED A TOTAL RESTORATION BUT PEOPLE INCLUDING, DEALERS, PAINT AND MAINTENANCE KEEP TELLING ITS NOT WORTH IT BECAUSE IT IS NOT A COLLECTORS ITEM AND NEVER WILL BE. SO I DON'T KNOW WHAT I'LL DO."

6 people out of 6 found this review helpful

Last of the great American tradition

By on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 111,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "solid build, reliable, & best ride on the rode"

Cons: "never updated fully"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This is my 2nd TownCar as I had a 90. The townCar is the by far the softest, quietest cushy ride on the road. Nothing even comes close. Almost puts me to sleep driving and I usualyy am sleep riding as a passenger. The only gripe is the Ford/Lincoln did not keep investing to update the model. They should have kept the all digital dashboard, automatic dimmers along with adding new features."

6 people out of 7 found this review helpful

Big surprise in fuel economy

By on Friday, March 13, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 126,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Ride, comfort, trunk space, mpg for a big car!!!"

Cons: "older styling inside, but still very nice;"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I bought this car with 101,000 miles. I was surprised how good the fuel economy is in this car. I'm averaging 24 mpg in town and 30+ mpg on the highway. One time, while averaging 60 mph on a short trip I even got 33 mpg. That's more than what it's "supposed to" get. Then, talking with other owners I find out my case is not unusual. In fact, everyone I know with this kind of car is getting exceptional mileage, especially for a V8 engine. Comfort is great, ride is incredible. As a tall person, I do have a little difficulty sitting in the most upright position. Massive trunk space! Even at 126,000 miles, this car is running smoothly and easy to maintain. I hear from other owners that this car is barely broke in. One of them has one the same year and has almost 300,000 miles and it still looks and runs like an almost new car. Why did they stop making these?"

12 people out of 16 found this review helpful

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