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Mercury Grand Marquis Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.6 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 224 hp @ 4800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 16/23 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis

  • A perennial best-seller among older folks who appreciate its large size and reasonable price, the Grand Marquis offers a Lincoln Town Car experience for under $30,000.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Spacious interior, comfortable ride, good crash test scores.

  • Cons

    Large size makes it difficult to park and maneuver, some low-grade interior materials.

  • What's New for 2005

    Minor changes this year include a new instrument panel applique, a revised steering wheel design and new wheel choices. A new LSE model…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (50 total reviews)


Great car

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Vehicle: 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis GS Convenience 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A)

I bought this car new, enjoyed it very much. Has 60,000 miles, 23 average mpg, better on trips. I think it's a quiet car overall, the only thing I don't like is a start up engine knock but its been doing that all the time and I lost a center hub cap. The car runs great, plenty of power for me, good ride.




Reliable if not exciting

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Vehicle: 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis GS Convenience 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A)

We have had eight Grand Marquis since the mid-eighties. I can honestly say that they have served us well with most of them getting 120000 before trading. Our current 2005 has 140000 with minimal problems, electrical control module and catylic converter. We get 22 mpg on two lane roads and up to 27 on long trips.This is not a flashy car but it is comfortable and reliable.



8 of 8 people found this review helpful

Probably good for another 200,000

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Vehicle: 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis LS Ultimate 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A)

What more could I ask for? I don't want all the techno crap and I don't want to bump my elbow every other minute, which I seem to do in smaller cars. Granted, the cupholder is only just usable and the car could use a bit more storage in the front seat area. But you know what-I like every other aspect of this car just fine. I like its heft without being too hefty and I like how it moves. The rack and pinion steering is precise and the air suspension is great without totally isolating you from road feel. Leather, air ride, quality construction and a good stereo. For what I paid for a virtually new car with only 22K miles, I could never get a better deal.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 16
  • cty
/
  • 23
  • highway
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Full 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis Review

What's New for 2005

Minor changes this year include a new instrument panel applique, a revised steering wheel design and new wheel choices. A new LSE model includes a dual exhaust, sportier axle ratio, unique wheels and leather bucket seats with a floor console (and floor shifter).

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