Used 2001 Lincoln Town Car

2001 Lincoln Town Car
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2001 Lincoln Town Car


  • Roomy interior, long wheelbase availability, decent handling when equipped with Touring Sedan option.


  • New horsepower improvements aren't enough, average interior materials quality, awkward-to-use trunk.

Used 2001 Lincoln Town Car for Sale

Lincoln Town Car 2001 Executive 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
137,023 miles
Used 2001
Lincoln Town Car
Fitzgeralds Gaithersburg Hyundai
16.8 mi away
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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Lincoln Town Car 2001 Executive 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
133,869 miles
Used 2001
Lincoln Town Car
Bob Ruth Ford
79.1 mi away
Est.Loan: $81/mo
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Lincoln Town Car 2001 Signature 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
92,923 miles
Used 2001
Lincoln Town Car
Clear Choice Auto Sales
85.8 mi away
Est.Loan: $62/mo
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Lincoln Town Car 2001 Cartier 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A)
85,626 miles
Used 2001
Lincoln Town Car
The Car Man Company
98.1 mi away
Est.Loan: $121/mo
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vehicle overview

It's a special moment in your life when you realize that the car you are driving can also be ordered as a hearse. Or as a limo. You just can't say that about too many cars these days. But it's true for the Lincoln Town Car, the last of the big, rear-drive American luxury sedans.

At over 215 inches in length, its primary mission is to silently and comfortably transport multiple passengers to their destination. For the general consumer, the Town Car is offered in Executive, Signature and Cartier trim. Extended-wheelbase models of the Executive and Cartier are also offered. Made available midway through last year, these vehicles (labeled Executive L and Cartier L) give rear passengers an additional 6 inches of legroom.

Items such as leather seating surfaces, automatic climate control, antilock brakes, traction control, front and side airbags, and memory seating are standard for all models. The new adjustable throttle and brake pedals should help shorter drivers maintain a proper distance from the steering wheel. All 2001 Town Cars also receive complimentary maintenance. This program covers all routine maintenance -- from oil changes to wipers to shocks -- for the first three years or 36,000 miles.

Stepping up from the Executive to the Signature model adds a few perks such as a powerful Alpine stereo system and steering wheel-mounted controls for the stereo and climate-control systems. The top-line Cartier gilds the lily with higher-grade leather, heated seats, chrome wheels and, of course, a Cartier clock.

One complaint we had with earlier Town Cars was the lack of horsepower. Lincoln has addressed this in 2001. The Executive and Signature models now have 220 horsepower and 265 foot-pounds of torque. Cartier models get slightly more with 235 horsepower and 276 foot-pounds of torque. All models have a four-speed automatic transmission.

Town Cars work best for highway and urban cruising. The suspension is quite soft, so it's best to order the Signature Touring Sedan option if you think you want a more sporting character. This package adds special trim, the 220-horsepower engine, revised suspension tuning and a shorter axle ratio for better acceleration.

For a large, domestic rear-drive luxury car, the Town Car has no peer. But compared to other vehicles like the BMW 7 Series, Lexus LS 430, and Mercedes S-Class, the Town Car's mediocre level of refinement and material quality quickly stand out. Of course, all of those vehicles cost considerably more. And they can't be ordered direct from the factory as a limo. Advantage: Lincoln.

2001 Highlights

Horsepower has been increased throughout the model lineup. Inside, the Town Car gains adjustable pedals, seat-belt pre-tensioners, upgraded map pockets and leather grab handles. Signature models have a wood-trimmed steering wheel as standard and the front seats in Executive models now have power lumbar adjustment. Lincoln now offers complimentary maintenance at no additional charge for the first three years/36,000 miles in service.

Consumer reviews

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Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Bring Back The Town Car
These cars are awesome. I bought one with over 395K miles on it. The original owner took extremely good care of it. I have owned it for 11/3 years and I am approaching 423K. It still has the original engine and transmission. at 412k I had to replace the a/c compressor. Other than regular maintenance that's it. The key is to do the regular maintenance and these cars will last a log long time. Unlike the Cadillac's whose Northstar engines have valve cover issues and the transmission usually fails at about 150k
my 1st car
this is my 1st car and as a 17 year old driving around a Town Car I have to say it is awesome. Mine has only 71k miles on it so it's still a baby when it comes to these cars. Only problem I've had is I had to replace the idle air control valve last week because it went bad and the car would stall out at idle, but $80 for a new one off rock auto and it was done! Couldnt ask for a cooler 1st car!!! I'm still amazed that I get 30+ MPG on the highway for such a big car.
Bought used with 105,000 miles...
The Lincoln Town car is a great car! This vehicle feels heavy,well constructed, safe and gives me an overall sense of well being. Buying a used car I was nervous about older cars being unreliable but after reading reviews of other owners stating thier vehicles reliablilty, I decided to buy one!
super gas mileage
Ronald G. Jones,12/04/2009
This 2001 Greenbrier edition Signature series which we purchased new has been a good, economical and reliable car. On a trip to Rome, Ga from Chambersburg, PA, (all interstate and driving 60 MPH) we averaged 32 MPG. Several years ago while driving in the flatland of North Dakota we averaged nearly 34 MPG for several hundred miles and driving at 60 MPG and on cruise control. People assume that because it is a big car that it is a gas guzzler. Nothing could be further from the truth.
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Features & Specs

16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
220 hp @ 4750 rpm
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
220 hp @ 4750 rpm
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
235 hp @ 4750 rpm
16 city / 23 hwy
Seats 6
4-speed automatic
235 hp @ 4750 rpm
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NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

More about the 2001 Lincoln Town Car
Used 2001 Lincoln Town Car Overview

The Used 2001 Lincoln Town Car is offered in the following submodels: Town Car Sedan. Available styles include Executive 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A), Signature 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A), Cartier 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A), and Cartier L 4dr Sedan (4.6L 8cyl 4A).

What's a good price on a Used 2001 Lincoln Town Car?

Price comparisons for Used 2001 Lincoln Town Car trim styles:

  • The Used 2001 Lincoln Town Car Executive is priced between $3,933 and$4,983 with odometer readings between 133869 and137023 miles.
  • The Used 2001 Lincoln Town Car Cartier is priced between $5,888 and$5,888 with odometer readings between 85626 and85626 miles.
  • The Used 2001 Lincoln Town Car Signature is priced between $2,995 and$2,995 with odometer readings between 92923 and92923 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2001 Lincoln Town Car?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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