Why Ford didnt throw a couple bucks into an updated interior, along with exploring options such as offering this vehicle with the newer Ecoboost and Coyote V-8 engines will forever be a mystery. Actual purchase terms may vary. × Estimated monthly payments based on 3. The 2011 being the last year made makes this one especially nice, I could see this would be a future collectable with the right options and colors. Ford Motor Company Ford is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria, 2005-2011 Mercury Grand Marquis vehicles manufactured March 23, 2004, to August 30, 2011, and 2005-2011 Lincoln Town Car vehicles manufactured March 8, 2004, to August 30, 2011, and on which the upper intermediate shaft was serviced during the course of safety recall 13V-385. The car is an excellent daily driver that has never failed me. 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.
Lots and lots of room inside and in the trunk , can easily carry walkers and wheel chairs and strollers and kid stuff. A separate service campaign applies to vehicles in non-corrosion states not addressed by this safety recall. This car has literally been amazing. Tons of fun to take down to Phoenix and I get about 22 hwy and 17 city mpg. If it was used by the police it's in great condition because cops and whoever else use Ford Crown Vics they keep their cars and check even though they do have some problems the Crown Vic is the most powerful car there is for now.
I have owned my P71 police interceptor for 2 years and have loved every bit of it. I will give it high marks for braking since it has four wheel disc brakes. Edmunds© is a trademark of Edmunds. I plan on keeping the car for a very long time. I wish they still made them! You can really pack it up for a family vacation. Tax, tags, title, administration fees, and license fees are not included in price or payment.
I bought it at 104936 miles from a California Highway Patrol mechanic who flips the cars and sells them and I just hit 156000 today. Subject to approved buyer credit. For 2008 the Crown Victoria will only be sold to fleets. Dealers will inspect and replace the upper immediate shaft if necessary free of charge. My '96 Buick Roadmaster embarrasses this car in every catagory and thats a difference of 15 years! Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332.
I was also surprised at how much you feel bumps during normal driving. Very safe car and inexpensive to insure and maintain. The road noise coupled with the growling exhaust note at acceleration made me feel like I was driving a smaller import. Ford is recalling certain model year 2005-2011 Ford Crown Victoria including Crown Victoria Police Interceptors , Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car vehicles. Handling is safe enough, but feels ungainly. The prior repairs may not have been correctly performed. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
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. Ford's number for this recall is 14S25. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. It was a rental and had 24,000 miles when I purchased it. It didn't have that big car ride. My 91 and 96 Crown Victorias had softer rides. Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead.
The 2nd thing I don't like are the cup holders, very cheap and flimsy. The optional traction control helps in slippery conditions. Ford will notify the owners of vehicles whose repair records reflect that the upper intermediate steering shaft was repaired during the course of the prior recall 13V-385. The recall began on October 23, 2013. Ford's recall number is 13S08. Ford will notify owners and dealers will replace the lower intermediate shaft, free of charge.
The optional traction control helps in slippery conditions. Handling is safe enough, but feels ungainly. It is safe, reliable, and cheap to maintain. The ride is very comfortable and the small V-8 engine provides adequate power. The recall began November 17, 2014.
The interior is just plain dull and cheap. 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. If the steering column lower bearing has separated, a retainer clip will be installed. I got 27 mpg on the interstate on a recent trip and I average 22 mpg combination driving. The soft front bench seat lacks support, and the rear seat isn't as roomy as you'd expect, though the trunk is suitably cavernous. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. Other than those 2 things I think the 2011 Crown Vic is the best car on the road today.
These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. . The only complaint I have with the car concerns the cup holders. The leather seats with lumbar support, the roominess of the interior and trunk and smoothness of ride make this a very comfortable car. I guess considering the majority of these become taxis and law enforcement vehicles interior design is not a high priority.