If ever a vehicle exemplified the word "stalwart," Ford's Crown Victoria is it. The six-passenger Crown Victoria has outlived all of its competitors from GM and Chrysler, and by all rights should be one foot from the grave itself. But the venerable body-on-frame
sedan continues to sell at a brisk pace, bolstered by strong sales from the taxi cab and law enforcement communities, not to mention the ever-growing retiree set. With its huge trunk, V8 power and relatively good highway fuel economy, the Crown Victoria has much to offer those in need of such features. All is not assured in sales land, however, as the new
Dodge Charger offers an equal amount of interior volume but with a superior chassis and the option of a HEMI V8.
"I am a family of Ford people, I have owned Ford, trucks(big and small), mustangs, Contours Tauruses, we have always had a Ford in the driveway. The Crown Victoria is by all means my favorite, I started with a 1997 in 2001 had lots of miles and only needed few repairs, still a wonderful ride, Then upgraded to a 2005 in 2007 low miles great, price, I"M IN HEAVEN, I love this car. Still own the 1997, can't seem to part with it."
"I've owned my 98 crown victoria for about 4 years and yes it's old and i've had some problems but overall it has been a very dependable car. I have gone on long trips and it has been very good on gas mileage and is very comfortable. Ofcourse, I service my vehicle on a regular basis and it just keeps going. I'm going on 180,000 miles and it still sounds and runs great. The a/c is still very cold. The only problems i've had are the window motor went out and so did the door lock acuator. Not expensive to fix. If it would start having major problems in the future i dont think i would fix it. It has done its job very well and it was a great value. The car is in great mechanical condition and so is the body. I have had friends that have taken their crown victoria to over 200k miles and still running! Great engine."
"Not only is it stylish, but very comfy. Nice large seats fit any size driver. Climate control is so nice. You can't find these comfy seats in those foreign cars. Steering is so light and responsive. I love driving my Crown Vic. Nice solid long lasting car."