(4.3) 16 reviews
MSRP: $1,542$8,670
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 20-23
Engine: 232-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
2004 Lincoln LS

Our Take on the 2004 Lincoln LS

Our Take

Targeting a younger luxury-minded audience, Lincoln’s least-expensive sedan had a list of notable modifications for 2003, including a new grille surround, mirrors, deck lid, taillights and wheels. New variable valve timing improved the power and smoothness of the LS’s 3.0-liter V-6 an... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Fuel economy
  • Resale value
  • Winter traction

Notable Features

  • Kinship to Jaguar
  • RWD
  • V-6 and V-8 engines
  • Five-speed automatic
  • Luxury amenities


Our Expert Reviews

Funny how "sure" things sometimes come up short. When it was first rolled out in 2000, the Lincoln LS was designed not only as a domestic alternative to the upscale sport sedans that come from Europe, it was meant to be a demographic lightning rod. Suddenly, it was supposed to be hip to be Lincoln again, or so automotive execs at Ford's headquarters hoped. Lincoln saw the average age... Read full review for the 2004 Lincoln LS

Consumer Reviews


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Nice Vehicle

by Luxuary Sports Car Fan from Warwick, MD on June 12, 2010

Bought my 04 LS used in 2009, excellent handling & performance, decent gas mileage however wish it ran on 87 octane, requires 91. Built with Jaguar suspension & engine, not one problem so far. Interio... Read Full Review

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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