by bigcarsrule on Jul 19, 2013 Vehicle: 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4dr Sedan
Bought my '99 Marquis with 65K on it. Now has 275K and never left me stranded. It did require a tranny rebuild at 130K ($1800) but it and the engine run perfectly with just regular maintenance and small expected repairs that are dead cheap compared to other cars.
Still my daily driver at the 14 year old mark with 23 mpg in half city, half highway miles. I've gotten 29 mpg with cruise set to 65.
Don't let the laughably adolescent
"official" review deter you from buying.
If you want a comfortable, reliable, and economical car with plenty of room for people, groceries, or other stuff, don't miss your chance to get one. (BTW, with Nokian snow tires, these are the boss in winter).
by tigerman2012 on Apr 6, 2012 Vehicle: 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4dr Sedan
Lots of room, smooth ride! My 1999 has only 57000 miles on it but is still a nice drive! Too bad ford got rid of the Mercury brand and the crown vic/marquis. I really like this car! Never had any major problems and hope too keep driving for at least another 57000 miles and why not! Still get compliments on this car and offers to purchase it from me.
by mkrawczyk on Nov 19, 2011 Vehicle: 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4dr Sedan
bought this car with 70,000 miles it now has 109,000 this is the best car i have ever owned have not had one problem with this car 18mpg city and 24 hwy it is like setting in a lazy boy driving this car.use no oil between changes i will buy another one when this stops running.