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2007 Mercury Grand Marquis

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2007 Mercury Grand Marquis Review

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At Mercury, nameplates come and go (remember the Villager, Topaz and Cougar?), but one name has withstood the test of time for over 30 years: The Grand Marquis. Mercury's luxury cruiser shares a common platform with the Ford Crown Victoria and, to a lesser degree, the Lincoln Town Car. If you seek a full-size, rear-wheel drive, V8-powered American road car with room for six passengers, the Grand Marquis is probably your best bet. Its Mercury bloodline gives it a more upscale appearance than the Crown Victoria, yet its price tag stays far south of the Town Car. The Grand Marquis' huge trunk is exactly what many golfers love about this car; that and its pillow-soft ride, wide and comfortable seats and easy-to-understand dash layout.

You'll Like This Car If...

If you've been drooling over the Lincoln Town Car, but it's just too expensive, try taking a spin in a Grand Marquis. Six-passenger seating is a highlight, and the trunk is huge.

You May Not Like This Car If...

The Grand Marquis is a big car with a long hood and a big rear deck, and it can be difficult to maneuver in tight spaces. The rear-wheel-drive layout is not as desirable as front-wheel drive when it comes to getting around in rain and snow.

What's Significant About This Car?

The Grand Marquis line is simplified to just two trim levels: GS and LS. A special Palm Beach Edition will be available on LS trims, as will three new two-tone color options.

Driving the Grand Marquis

Driving Impressions The Grand Marquis' velvet-smooth V8 provides excellent pulling power in the form of strong low-end torque, making it terrific for easy, effortless driving. The LS model is available with a...

Handling package that includes dual exhaust, which increases the horsepower to 239 and the torque to 287 pound-feet at 4100 rpm. The Grand Marquis' electronically controlled four-speed automatic delivers smooth, quick shifts, and its overdrive gear allows the full-sized Grand Marquis to earn an EPA highway estimate of 25-miles per gallon -- far better than most similarly-powered SUVs.

Wide Body
The Grand Marquis' wide body allows for spacious front seats with dual armrests.

Optional Handling Package
The optional Handling Package adds another 15 horsepower to the standard 4.6-liter V8.

2007 Mercury Grand Marquis Details
2007 Mercury Grand Marquis photo Interior

The Grand Marquis' interior includes revised door and dash panels, high-back seats with dual armrests and seating for six (although, in all honesty, five is a more realistic figure). Overhead, an available convenient console displays outside temperature, time and a compass. In the dash you'll find automatic controls for the air conditioning and headlamps. Palm Beach Edition cars feature standard side-impact airbags, satin appliques on the dash and door panels and the Palm Beach logo adorning the dash and embroidered on the cashmere leather seats. Although the Grand Marquis' trunk is huge by most standards, the lack of a rear-seat pass through means cargo cannot exceed the compartment's 20.6 cubic-foot capacity.

Exterior
2007 Mercury Grand Marquis photo

Though basically a clone of the Crown Victoria, the Grand Marquis gets a flashier grille and tail lamp treatment that leans more toward the Lincoln family than Ford's. Except for a few inches here and there and some luxury features, there is not a huge difference between the Lincoln Town Car and the Grand Marquis. The long hood and rear deck will put even the best parallel parking expert to the test; ironically, the one feature that would be most helpful on this giant -- rear park assist -- is not available. The driver's door external keypad is a convenient feature, allowing access without needing to carry the keys.

Notable Equipment
Standard Equipment

The Grand Marquis is offered in two trims: GS and LS. The GS includes air conditioning with air filtration, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS), rear defroster, power locks, heated power mirrors, power windows, illuminated entry, AM/FM stereo with CD, eight-way power driver's seat with lumbar support, cruise control, tilt wheel, keyless entry with driver's door keypad, auto-off headlamps and full wheel covers. The LS adds 16-spoke alloy wheels, heated side mirrors, overhead console, eight-way power passenger seat with lumbar support, traction control, automatic air conditioning, auto-dimming rearview mirror, fold-down rear armrest, rear-seat reading lights, power adjustable pedals and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

Optional Equipment

Options include heated leather seats, six-disc CD changer, front side-impact airbags, power moonroof and a Handling package that adds dual exhaust, rear air-spring suspension and a more powerful version of the standard V8.

Under the Hood

The Grand Marquis' big V8 fits this car like a hand-tailored suit. Smooth and powerful, with proven dependability and surprising fuel efficiency, Ford's 4.6-liter modular V8 is the best engine ever to grace a Grand Marquis.

4.6-liter V8 Flex Fuel
224 horsepower @ 4800 rpm
275 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4000 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 13/17 (E85), 17/25 (Gasoline)

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2007 Mercury Grand Marquis Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
9.2
Out of 10

Based on 514 Ratings for the 1998 - 2011 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.3/10
    Quality
    9.3/10
  • Reliability
    9.5/10
    Performance
    9.2/10
  • Comfort
    9.5/10
    Styling
    9.0/10

Driving a Toreador Red 2006 Grand Marq LS Premium

By on Friday, August 22, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 51,200

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: "Quality, fit & finish, stereo, steering, ride, etc"

Cons: "Cupholders are a challenge sometimes, but are OK"

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

Gettin ready to hit the road!

"Just got back from a 4000 mile road trip to NYC, Atlanta and back to Minneapolis. Overall average MPG over 10 days, with maybe 30% city driving, was exactly 24 MPG. Not bad. Car ran like a champ, and in certain spots (like I 75 North of Atlanta), traffic was moving close to 90mph. Not one problem the whole trip. Car runs as new, and I am always happy to ride 1st class. CD Stereo system is fine and so are leather seats. AC is flawless, as is everything else. Got this at the dealer last fall (for under 10K, warranty included) where I traded in my 2011 XLT truck when I no longer needed it. Happy to be back home in my big Merc. They should never have quit makin em."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

Gettin ready to hit the road!

Best Vehicle Ever!!

By on Friday, August 22, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 79,100

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 joy to dirve, comfortable, easy to maintain."

Cons: "Great the way it is."

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

"I have owned this car for the past three years, I brought it used. I like the 2008 Marquis because I can work on it myself it is an easy car to take care of, also parts are not as expensive as the new model vehicles of today. The ride is very comfortable and my children enjoy the bench seat in the front. This is a great family car."

Excellent ride - one of the best cars I have owned

By on Thursday, August 14, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 61,000

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

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

"I own this 'Ultimate Edition" 2009 - This auto has all the Options (some not on Options listing ?)- Remote Start - XM Radio with single CD disk player - Steering wheel Radio control - Steering wheel Climate control - Adjustable drivers pedels - Cruse control - Towing package - Chrome factory wheels - TPS system - this was not a Fleet car - orderd from factory by original owner - Looks factery new per other dealership sales people - I am second owner - had for two plus years - no problems - auto had 55,000 miles when purchased"

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Great trip car, good mileage

By on Thursday, July 24, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 63,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "solid, quiet, comfortable, reliable."

Cons: "not an economy car ;-)"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Nice and comfortable on the road, and quiet. The mileage was a little better than I expected. Good quality with materials and workmanship, and leather interior is a real sweet touch."

6 people out of 9 found this review helpful

Excellent car to use on long trips.

By on Saturday, July 19, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 170,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Grate ride! Good power and good mpg for large car."

Cons: "Large vehicle - tough for some people to park."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Good mpg for luxury vehicle. Largest trunk you can find for a sedan. A really smooth ride. Never had an accident. Only 2 owners - father and then daughter. Maintained by same auto shop with continuous service record."

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

BEST IN CLASS !!!!!

By on Saturday, July 19, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 45,677

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

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

"Awesome car! My husband owned several over the years. Drove them to 250,00+ miles w/o any major mechanical issues. Floats on the road. If you like a large car, you cannot beat them."

2 people out of 2 found this review helpful

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