(4.4) 28 reviews
MSRP: $1,452$7,588
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 21
Engine: 224-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis


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I landed here knowing that I would not fly back home to Virginia. Even with a return ticket in hand, I was determined not to fly back. America has become ugly in the air. But it remains beautiful on the ground, where at least you can hear its music, talk to its people and enjoy its scenery without a prerequisite body search. I saw and heard lots of that beauty on an interim road trip fro... Read full review for the 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis

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Best kept 'secret' in America

by Common sence car buyer from Long Island, New York on November 3, 2006

I have purchased 3 Marquis over the last 12 years. All are still in my family and on the road. None have ever had ANY mechanical problems. The reliability of these cars is as close to perfect as it ge... 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.

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Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercury Grand Marquis GS

Moderate overlap front

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercury Grand Marquis GS

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

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Overall Front
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Head Restraint
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Mercury Grand Marquis GS

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Mercury Grand Marquis GS

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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