For the 2003 model year, the Grand Marquis retained the version of the Modular V8 introduced in 2001. The served as the basis for Grand Marquis design for 32 years. Failed to get data, please try again. These aftermarket replacement steering shafts are sold for use in 1995-2002 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car vehicles. To improve braking, the four-wheel disc brakes were given dual-piston calipers for the front rotors. After thirteen years on the market, the full-size sedans from Mercury and Ford were struggling against far more modern competition. An optional handling package, including a heavy-duty suspension, 3.
BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. These steering shafts may separate during operation if the integral fastener is loose or missing and if the interfacing vehicle shaft is compressed in length. Replacing the S-55, the Marauder was revived as a fastback variant of the Marquis, lasting through 1970. One of the rear wheels is slightly untrue, so at times there is a slight body vibration at or around 60 mph. The 2011 model was given slightly new features, but maintained many of the same features and designs of the 2006 facelift. The Grand Marquis was an alternative to the smaller and the , which were downsized in 1977. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter.
. To improve chassis rigidity, an all-new frame was introduced with and frame rails. To improve stopping, four-wheel disc brakes replaced the rear drum brakes, with optional ; traction control was available as an option. To upgrade handling stability, the three-link rear axle in use on large Fords since 1965 was replaced by a four-link rear axle with a , though a was retained. Another great advantage of the Grand Marquis's engine is the highway fuel economy, the 4.
CarMax reports that the Mercury Grand Marquis has earned the government's highest safety rating since 1996. Ford ended all newly developed Mercury vehicles in 2011 and the Grand Marquis was discontinued. The size class for cars is determined by the interior passenger and cargo volumes. While the Marquis was expanded to a full model range, the Montclair and Park Lane were discontinued, with the Marquis adopting the Brougham trim of the Park Lane; the Colony Park station wagon was integrated into the Monterey line. The last Grand Marquis rolled off the assembly line on January 4, 2011; it was the final Mercury vehicle produced.
Additionally in 1986, the 5. Ford's became optional on lower trim packages, and standard on upper trim packages. Following the 2004 model year, the Mercury brand was phased out in Canada, though Ford of Canada would market the Grand Marquis through its Ford dealerships. Clean Carfax no theft flood salvage issues. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter.
Went to the dealer to look at the car, overall experience was great. Even if your not over 65, the Grand Marquis is a great car to own and drive for all the ages. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. On all models, a driver's side airbag was added, necessitating a redesign of the dashboard and the deletion of the dashboard-mounted stereo speakers. Even though it's a big car she'll get in most tight parking spots with ease, with her size comes great ride quality, like driving on a cloud, the Grand Marquis glides over bumps and pot holes like nothing.
In 2009, due to federal regulations, side airbags became standard equipment along with recessed window switches. Redesigned front seats were given downsized head restraints, while outboard passengers on the rear seat were given three-point seatbelts. About the 1996 Mercury Grand Marquis The Mercury Grand Marquis made its debut in 1983 as a full-size sedan and was in production for 28 years until 2011. In 2010, the Grand Marquis marked 35 years of production, overtaking the Cougar as the longest-produced nameplate sold by the Mercury brand. Engine name Years available Configuration Horsepower Torque Transmission Ford 1992-1997 4. From 1967 to 1968, the Marquis was a two-door hardtop version of the Mercury Monterey.
As the generations progressed, the body became less rectangular in shape and more aerodynamic and streamlined. For the 1979 model year, as Ford and Mercury downsized their full-size model lines, the Grand Marquis made its return, gaining interior space over its 1978 predecessor. In addition, the language of warning labels are in. For 2003, the Grand Marquis saw an extensive styling update. The handling suspension package continued in production, paired with the dual-exhaust version of the 4. It has always retained its flagship V8 engine, which produces enough horsepower to propel its large frame and a family of seven quite easily along the highway.
No major body work, car is very straight with a few tiny dents. As part of the model shift, the woodgrained station wagon became a counterpart of the Grand Marquis; for 1983 only, a non-woodgrain Grand Marquis wagon was offered. The Mercury Grand Marquis made its debut in 1983 as a full-size sedan and was in production for 28 years until 2011. Bridging the price and content gap between the Marquis Brougham and the Lincoln Continental, the Grand Marquis gave Mercury an opportunity to compete against the , , and. Clear coat has faded on the hood, top, and trunk. One of the rear wheels is slightly untrue, so at times there is a slight body vibration at or around 60 mph. A fully electronic throttle moves the function into the main engine computer.