• (4.8) 19 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,726$8,926
  • 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
2005 Mercury Grand Marquis

Our Take on the 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis

Our Take

A new frame, suspension and steering system were the major changes in 2003 to Mercury's Grand Marquis full-size sedan. Equipment revisions and a mild face-lift highlighted changes for 2004. A CD player replaced the cassette unit on base GS, GS Convenience and LS Premium sedans. The modified ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • RWD winter traction
  • Fuel economy in city
  • In-town maneuverability
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • 224- or 239-hp V-8
  • Available six-passenger seating
  • Traditional full-size RWD layout
  • Standard ABS
  • Optional side-impact airbags

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.8

Average based on 19 reviews

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Why drive small, when you can drive big and win!

by dggohl@aol.com from Shakopee Minnesota on August 12, 2006

I've been a Ford guy for many years. My first experience with rear drive Ford product was a 1997 Crown Victoria Police Intercepter. It probably was the most fun car I've owned. My next rear driver was... Read Full Review

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercury Grand Marquis GS

Moderate overlap front
G

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercury Grand Marquis GS

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
A
Overall Front
G
Restraints
A
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Other

Bumpers
P
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

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Front Seat
Rear Seat
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.

Recalls

There are currently 5 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: $4,800 per year.

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