(5.0) 20 reviews
MSRP: $26$8,546
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21
Engine: 210-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
1997 Lincoln Town Car


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The Lincoln Town Car is a survivor.Now that Cadillac has thrown the last spade of dirt on its rear-drive Brougham, Lincoln-Mercury's 1997 Town Car is the last of the big, rear-drive luxury American sedans. It now is the largest American-built production four-door, being surpassed in size only by stretch limousines.The '97 Town Car, as with its predecessors, is a story of evo... Read full review for the 1997 Lincoln Town Car

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Great value, great ride

by roadrunner1 from Tulsa, OK on October 20, 2011

My 97 Town Car now has 206,000 miles on it and I'm the second owner. When I purchased it 8 years ago, it had only 47,000 miles on it and I never thought I would ever drive a car as long as I have driv... Read Full Review

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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.

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There are currently 8 recalls for this car.

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