The P71 Crown Vic is a really cool car. If you like big and roomy, you'll love the former cop car Crown Vic. If you like good performance, you'll enjoy it too. Great acceleration with the 4.6L GT V8. Nice anti-lock brakes without a severe bucking bronco effect. Nice tight steering makes it quite maneuverable for a big car in city traffic but use two hands on the freeway at full speed. While not a race car, it does offer plenty of get up and go. It's no wonder cabbies like these birds! The main drawback is fuel consumption. I get about 15mpg (combined), so what you get is a car that is like the Concorde (the aircraft): Big, fast, and burns gas like one!
Nice interior and great performance. Fun to drive as it is nicely maneuverable.
A better stereo would be nice. Better A/C would be good too, especially if you live in a hot climate. Fuel economy could use improvement but that'll be difficult.
This car is fun and functional. It
carries adults in the rear seat without
them being cramped. It accelerates to
highway speeds (65 MPH) on the shortest
of on-ramps. The trunk can hold more
than your wife could ever pack! I can't
understand why people would buy a
cramped little Honda when you can get
this for about the same price. This car
has zero defects and the fit and finish
is perfect. And I do get 25 MPG on the
highway and 21 MPG around town with
this rear-wheel drive V-8!
My favorite features are the V-8, roomy
interior, and comfortable seats. It's
hard to limit my favorites as almost
everything about this car hits the mark.
I would improve the standard radio to a
premium sound with CD player. I would
design a better wheel cover as the
honeycomb wheel covers are hard to
I guess I'm a little bit younger than
the average Crown Vic owner, but I love
them! This is my 4th one. All of my
Crown Vic's have had excellent
reliability and are still going
strong. I have sold my old ones to
friends and the 91 has 250K, the 92 has
198K, the 95 has 154K all on the
original unrebuilt drivetrains....
Need I say more?? The comfort on the
highway is unsurpassed. I would
recommend this car to anyone. After
all, this basic design (V8, auto, rear
wheel drive, full body on frame) dates
back to the dawn of automobiles and
Ford has certainly exterminated the
bugs out of this design. :)
Stealthy SPEED! I have almost as much
power as a Mustang GT, but "blend in"
better. What would a cop pull over??
A bright red Mustang convertible or a
plain jane Crown Vic??
A manual trans Sport model would be
really cool!! Redesign front door
panels to let your knees have a teeeeny
bit more room. Redesign defroster duct
to allow the installation of a factory
AM/FM/CD/Cass radio. The current
design won't allow this.
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