Last of the big, honkin', rear-wheel drive luxury sedans. Improvements this year include revised steering and suspension geometry, which makes the Town Car somewhat more fun to pilot around town. A fully loaded Town Car rings in at thousands less than its full-size competition from Japan and Europe.
There is a stigma that goes with buying a Town Car. It will either label you as a Sun City retiree or a New York limousine chauffeur. Not the image that most people are looking for.
What's New for 1998
Lincoln redesigns its Town Car this year, making it lower, stiffer and faster. The interior is nicely improved as well, with softer seats and better positioned controls.
by George on Aug 21, 2008 Vehicle: 1998 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4dr Sedan
Bought when new. Regular maintanence, Only time it has ever been in the shop is to have the oil changed every 15000 miles. This makes my 7th Lincoln and they were all wonderful and maintenance free, but this has been the best one yet. To be 10 years old, I still have people think it a brand new car. The styling is so current and it is the most comfortable and smooth, quiet riding car I have ever known. No rattles or leaks. You'll never find a better car or a car with a larger trunk. To this day we get 21.5 mpg on highway. If you are looking for economy, buy a moped! I have absolutely no complaints.
by bob c on Dec 1, 2005 Vehicle: 1998 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4dr Sedan
Great car. I've had several town cars over the years and this one is the most comfortable to drive of all them.This one stil has a slight wind noise around the window as did all the other town cars in this model series.
by Steve Meikle on Feb 11, 2003 Vehicle: 1998 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4dr Sedan
This has been one of the most pleasant
experiences I have had owning this
truly fine car. Besides luxury and
comfort is has economy not found
elswhere, at least by me. Have taken
trips that averaged 500 miles or more
and recorded measured miles per gallon
of 27.8.... A joy to drive, and safety
all around, I will own another... smm
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