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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII consumer reviews

$37,280 starting MSRP
side view of 1997 Mark VIII Lincoln
93% of drivers recommend this car
Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior 4.6
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value 4.3
  • Exterior 4.4
  • Reliability 4.3
Explore the 1997 Lincoln Mark VIII

Luv my Lincoln mklll.

My mklll has 32000 miles-always in garage-carpet like new-fantastic vehicle.comparable to a Rolls I once owned. Beautiful to look at-enjoyable to drive. Interior still smells like new.


One of many Ford vehicles I've owned

I love it! I bought it used in 2003, have 246K miles, great gas mileage, engine purrs like a kitten! Very reliable, and well maintained....


Very comfortable car. Very good sound system

Sleek ,stylish and very smooth riding ,computer is user friendly exterior lightening is excellent too so far a great car. Bought with just 25,000 miles



Horrible car and the headlights are awful and the control arm and ball joints went bad at 80k miles. I haven’t been able to drive at night for 3 years cause I can’t find replacement headlights.


Outstanding Touring Car

Traditional front engine RWD configuration. For its time, the 4.6 liter V-8 was an advanced engine. It featured multiport fuel injection, crank position sensor and other technologies before they became standard on cars today. The interior is comfortable and I am a larger person. This car has an active airbag suspension which gives a smooth ride. Four wheel independent suspension provides a sure handling experience. It has all the power amenities like door locks, windows, moon roof, heated side mirrors expected from a luxury car. A wonderful sound system enhances the enjoyment of driving. There are a few things, the doors are long and heavy, the headroom is tight, and the torque coupled with little weight over the rear means lots of sliding on wet roads. Also the car is tough on rotors. I never let the pads get too low, yet the rotors needed frequent replacement. As with any luxury car, parts are pricey. While the overall look of the car is stylish, the phony woodgrain trim detracts from the interior.


Classic styling with a smooth ride.

Great performance for a luxury vehicle with a quiet smooth ride. Very dependable with low maintenance costs. Would definitely recommend a Mark VIII to friends and family.


Amazing the best, completely satisfied

Always wanted one,the car has every option you want, driving the car is complete pleasure handling,acceleration and comfort.LSC should stand for Luxury/Style/Comfort. Buy one you will not be disappointed



This car is a beast, it is truly one of a kind, when I first drove it when the build was finished it amazed me how light a 4300lb car could feel with the massive torque in this car.


A classic; what Lincoln used to be

This vehicle is one of the greatest and unfortunately the last true Lincoln. If you look at the year they were made and the list of firsts and features on this car, it was ahead of the pack. A gentleman's muscle car. It was not made to handle like a European car; rather it was built for power and plush ride. Regardless, fun to drive. Extremely well built.


sexiest rig ever. I have had RR, Beemers, MB.

Head turner. Great body style . Good low-end acceleration. The 6-CD trunk exchanger works well. I wish that I had it back.