• (4.9) 8 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,186$16,950
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 19
  • Engine: 239-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (flexible; E85)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2008 Lincoln Town Car

Our Take on the 2008 Lincoln Town Car

Lincoln's rear-wheel-drive luxury sedan earned a substantial reworking for the 2003 model year. Flaunting a new stand-up hood ornament, the four-door Town Car's appearance grew noticeably more formal. Changes for 2008 are limited to the loss of trim levels and the optional navigation sy... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Brake performance
  • Seat support
  • Price
  • Fuel economy

Notable Features

  • Power adjustable pedals
  • 239-hp, 4.6-liter V-8
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Body-on-frame construction
  • Formal appearance
  • Regular- or extended-length bodies

2008 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.9

Average based on 8 reviews

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LOVE THE 2008 TOWN CAR

by Luxury car enthusiast from Winston Salem, NC on February 26, 2009

I felt compelled to write this brief review on my 2008 Lincoln Town Car. This vehicle has many improvements over a previous one that I purchased in 2000. Overall handling is superb, driving comfort th... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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2008 Lincoln Town Car Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

There are currently 3 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,100 per year.

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Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

48mo/50,000mi

Powertrain

72mo/70,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

72mo/70,000mi

Free Scheduled Maintenance

12mo/12,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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