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2003 Lincoln LS - V8 Sport (220A)
Pros: HEATED AND COOLED SEATS
Cons: MOISTURE SENSITIVE WIPERS
Advice: NOT A HEAD TURNER IN STYLE BUT FILLED WITH TECHNLOGY AND GOOD PERFORMENCEPLENTY OF POWER OFF THE LINE IF YOU HAVE TO BUT TRANS LAGS WHEN YOU GO TO PASS OR MAKE A ROLLING TURN. I DON'T KNOW IF ITS A DOWNSHIFT PROBLEM OR THAT VARIABLE CAM TIMING. CORNERS VERY NICELY FOR A HEAVY CAR AND THE EMERGENCY BRAKE ASSIST WORKS WELL. STOP AND GO MILEAGE I GOT BY MYSELF IS AROUND 16 MPG EXTENDED HIGHWAY WITH 3 PASSENGERS WAS AROUND 24 TO 26 AT 60MPH. THE RIDE IS SOLID NOT LIKE A TOWNCAR BUT YOU GET A GOOD FEEL OF THE ROAD WITH THE VERY TIGHT AND ACCURITE STEERING.
2004 Lincoln Navigator - Ultimate (220A) 4x4
Pros: Rack and Pinion Steering
Cons: Engine power - (Not up to par with the Escalade)
Advice: Assure that your Dealer service is on par with other vehicles within this segmentSignificant upgrades to both ride and handling versus the previous model (1998-2002). Excellent Interior. Tasteful exterior styling. Initial quality was lacking for a vehicle of this price range/market segment.
2004 Lincoln Aviator - Luxury (300A) AWD
Cons: No cargo cover.
Advice: Just take one out for a test drive one.The Aviator is as near perfect as possible. My wife and I love everything from the way the vehicle sounds on start-up to the way it maneuvers for u-turns, parking, etc. to the impressive horsepower and smooth ride. The seats are extremely comfortable; sight-lines are great; and, the overall appearance makes me look back everytime I walk away from the vehicle. We purchased a white Aviator and added factory chrome wheels. I am not the only one who looks back at the vehicle . . . I frequently see other people doing a turn-around to check it out. My advice is to try it . . . you'll love it! We bought ours the same day we test drove it.
2002 Lincoln Blackwood - Base
Pros: THE OVERALL FAVORITE FEATURE IS THE AC/HEATED SEATS.
Cons: THE SOUND SYSTEM
Advice: GOOD LUCK ON FINDING ONE WITHOUT AND ELECTRICAL PROBLEMSGREAT SMOOTH RIDE ,I JUST WISH THE GAS MILEAGE WAS BETTER. THE APPEARANCE JUST TURNS HEADS ALL OVER TOWN.
2003 Lincoln Town Car - Cartier (300A)
Pros: Eight way adjustable seats, both driver and passenger.
Cons: No daylight running lights.
Advice: Buy a Towncar now!The more I drive my Lincoln Cartier Towncar the more I enjoy it. I just about have all the amenities a person could desire. The smooth ride and lack of extraneous noise, along with a excellent 6 CD, tape, stereo sound system, makes travel something to look forward too. The centralized steering wheel controls are not only convenient, but also a safety factor. The fact Lincoln met government safety requirements and has radar/ultra-sound protection when backing the vehicle, gives one that extra feeling of confidence. Both my wife and I love the multiple seat setting ability, the push button trunk lid, extra valet key and plush seating space. Our Lincoln seems built solid, looks gorgeous and shouts 'quality'.
2003 Lincoln LS - V8 Premium Sport (222A)
Pros: The power from the V8 engine
Cons: I liked every thing on the car
Advice: Buy a New 2003 they have 3/36 oil changes and fluid replacementThis is one of the best lincolns I have ever owned, I've owned a 93 Mark 8 and a 98 Mark 8 and Lincoln has learned from those vehicles. They truly have put together an automobile that can compete with the Japanese and European sedans.
2003 Lincoln Aviator - Premium (110A) 4x2
Pros: The appearance of the vehicle and comfort of the ride.
Cons: gas milage
Advice: Go for it!Finally, a mid-size SUV that truly represents the Lincoln name! The Aviator rides like a dream. It's smooth and has power! The interior is gorgeous! Leather combined with the walnut and satin nickel bring back elegance and style to the SUV. There is nothing I would change about the look (outside & inside) or the ride of this vehicle!!