• (4.8) 8 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,749$10,053
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 21
  • Engine: 224-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (flexible; E85)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2006 Mercury Grand Marquis

Our Take on the 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis

Our Take

Mercury's Grand Marquis and the similar Ford Crown Victoria are the only six-passenger rear-wheel-drive sedans sold in the U.S. with V-8 engines and traditional body-on-frame construction. The 4.6-liter V-8 produces either 224 or 239 horsepower.For 2003, Mercury's Canadian-built full-si... 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
  • Five-passenger seating
  • Traditional full-size RWD layout
  • Standard ABS
  • Optional side-impact airbags

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.8

Average based on 8 reviews

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The good old days

by Sgt.D.M.K from rochester ny on October 2, 2008

This car is alot like other choices in life, none easy and satisfaction hard to measure. Other than a need for some additional noise reduction and some needed storage its what I call a real car. You f... Read Full Review

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Safety

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercury Grand Marquis GS

Head Restraints and Seats
M
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
P

IIHS Ratings

Based on Mercury Grand Marquis GS

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
M
Overall Rear
M
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
A

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

Side

Driver Head Protection
M
Driver Head and Neck
M
Driver Pelvis/Leg
M
Driver Torso
P
Overall Side
P
Rear Passenger Head Protection
A
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
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 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: $4,400 per year.

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