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2007 Mercury Grand Marquis Review
If you seek a vehicle that goes easy on fuel, gives you quality and outstanding performance, and comfortably fits the whole family, take a look at the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis. It outperforms many of its peers with similar specs in fuel consumption.
Engines: 239-hp 4.6-liter V-8, 224-hp 4.6-liter V-8
Transmissions: four-speed automatic
Models: Mercury Grand Marquis GS, Mercury Grand Marquis LS Premium
Besides the engine upgrade to a 4.6-liter V-8, little changes for the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis. However, mandatory standard safety features become available, such as ABS and side-impact airbags (still optional). The interior on the whole has been greatly revamped with such improvements as chrome and leather finish on some of the trims.
The 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis takes looks seriously and comes with eye-catching finishes such as a chrome front grille and 16-inch stainless steel wheels fitted with P225/60R T all-season tires. The rear window has a defogger as well as a wiper. The Grand Marquis measures 78.2 inches wide, 56.8 inches tall, 212 inches long, and sits on a 114.7-inch wheelbase. It reaches a maximum towing capacity of 1500 pounds with the right equipment in place.
The 2007 Grand Marquis offers 39.3 inches of headroom, 42 inches of legroom, and 60.3 inches shoulder room in the front. It includes height-adjustable driver and passenger seats in the front, with power-adjustable back support and eight-way settings.
In the rear, the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis comes with 37.9 inches of headroom, 38.4 inches of legroom, and 60.3 inches of shoulder room. It includes front seatback storage and door pockets. Cargo capacity totals 20.6 cubic feet. The power features on the Mercury Grand Marquis include power windows and door locks. Power steering comes fitted with a tilt-adjustable steering wheel that includes cruise control and audio settings on it. Additional features include front and rear cup holders, floor mats in the front and rear, and dual illuminating vanity mirrors.
Air-conditioning provides a standard feature on all trims, as does the faux wood trim on the dashboard and on the doors. The dashboard sports various driver signals such as a low tire-pressure warning, low battery warning, low fuel warning, and other signals. The 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis comes fitted with four speakers to support the AM/FM radio and the single CD player.
Performance & Handling
The 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis is a rear-drive vehicle that uses a four-speed automatic transmission. The base 4.6-liter V-8 produces 239 hp at 4800 rpm and 275 lb-ft of torque at 4000. Safety and suspension features on the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis include a short and long front arm suspension, a solid rear axle suspension, a front and rear stabilizer bar, and an independent front suspension.
For day-to-day utility safety, the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis comes fitted with an engine immobilizer, an emergency release in the interior of the trunk, and tension settings for the seat belts. The Grand Marquis includes adjustable headrests which protect occupants from whiplash and head airbags for all occupants. All airbags come with an occupant-sensing deactivation system, which protects a small person or a child from injuries likely to be caused by a launching airbag. For greater safety, the 2007 Mercury Grand Marquis comes with auto delay-off and dusk-sensing headlamps.
Additional safety features include four-wheel ABS, electronic brakeforce distribution, and ventilated disc brakes in the front and rear. Child seat anchors are fitted in the rear and the rear doors include child safety locks.
EPA Fuel Economy
Grand Marquis LS Premium: 17/25 mpg city/highway
- Roomy interior
- Large but attractive body design
- Fuel economy
You Won't Like
- Clumsy in city traffic
- General appeal as a yester-year vehicle
A performance vehicle that retains a bit of the old and incorporates a lot of the new.
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