Ford Crown Victoria Review — Research New & Used Ford Crown Victoria Models…

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Large sedans made a comeback in the century, but the Ford Crown was one of the very few full-size, rear-drive that never left. The Vic moniker goes back decades to when Ford the name for a high-line trim on the full-size LTD sedan, as baby and their elders no doubt The LTD name was dropped in 1992.

The Vic’s model run continued until 2007, the last it was available for consumer purchase. it is still produced for fleet use by law and other agencies.

Unlike its modern competition, the throwback Crown Victoria uses but heavy body-on-frame construction and a rear axle. The ride and envelope suffered somewhat as a but it is a durable and cost-effective approach which, no doubt, is why it’s so with cab companies, police and fleet operators.

For the car’s most recent in 2003, Ford fitted it an all-new frame, a redesigned suspension and rack-and-pinion steering, all of improved the big Vic’s crash and handling dynamics. But, like a Police Interceptor or it still couldn’t match the and overall refinement of its American and peers, which feature unibody designs with independent suspensions.

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produced for civilian use for the 2007 year, the Ford Crown was a full-size, six-passenger sedan in base and LX trim levels. The LX had a few extra upscale features and allowed access to a couple packages such as the premium and performance package (previously as the LX Sport trim level).

Despite its 2-ton curb the Crown Victoria was reasonably thanks to a 4.6-liter V8 engine 224 horsepower and 272 pound-feet of torque; LX equipped with the upgraded package were a bit swifter, 239 horses and 287 lb-ft of torque. A automatic was the only transmission although Crown Vics with the sport package had an upgraded torque converter and rear-axle gearing that for quicker initial acceleration off the

Inside, the dated design and materials quality were apparent. The vehicle’s strengths reflected in its solid value for the and the roomy, comfortable accommodations for or six. This included a 21-cubic-foot trunk that easily swallow a week’s of luggage for four adults or a

In reviews, we found that the Crown Victoria delivered a ride quality. Handling was but sloppy, and there was just no around this big sedan’s design, substantial weight and dimensions. If you’re looking for more than a simple cruiser or roomy commuter, a well-kept Crown Vic will admirably. But if you want a full-size V8 that also feels and refined, we believe you’ll be with this Ford’s modern competition, such as a 300.

Past Ford Crown Models

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Though it’s a variety of updates in the past 15 the most recent Crown is still basically the same car as it was in 1992, the time of the last redesign.

The most recent style dates back to though in 2003 it received an chassis under that body shell. The suspension was largely the same, but it featured updates and incorporated more rack-and-pinion steering for the first Antilock brakes were standard that year, and side airbags were on both the LX and LX Sport.

The Crown was dramatically restyled for 1998 by the formal roof line used exclusively on its Mercury Marquis twin. Powertrains revised to deliver more and the rear suspension was tweaked to handling. There were detail changes until when adjustable pedals first offered, and the engine was yet again to boost output to 220 hp on the and LX models and a dual-exhaust-enabled 235 hp on the LX Sport.

Following the end of the previous model’s run, the ’92 Ford Victoria debuted with a body and a new-generation, overhead-cam V8 rated at 190 or 210 hp that we found smoother and more powerful the ancient overhead-valve V8s it replaced. improvements carried through to when a new grille, lighting, trunk lid and modified dash After that, not much until the next big update years later.

If you are looking for older years, our used Ford Crown page.

For more on past Crown Victoria models, our Ford Crown Victoria page.

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