Lincoln LS Review – Research New & Used Lincoln LS Models | Edmunds

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Lincoln LS

Used Models

When the LS was first introduced, it was heralded as the answer to the premium midsize from Europe’s luxury At the time, the rear-drive LS had the look and the to compete with Europe’s in a way few American cars could. reviews pegged it as a 10 in terms of fun to and some described it as a car that the roominess of a BMW 5 Series at the price of a 3

The LS had the option of a V6 or V8 and, thanks to its configuration and well-tuned suspension, was entertaining on a back road. But as as the LS seemed initially, the car became appealing over the years as the of newer, more competent and luxurious entry-luxury sedans With sales slowing, discontinued the LS after the 2006 year.

Though lacking a little in of prestige and refinement, the Lincoln LS is a respectable choice for a used sedan with sporting Its pricing is lower than competing models, and maintenance should also be slightly than those of some cars, but don’t expect the LS to be as as its competitors from Japan.

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A entry-luxury sedan, the Lincoln LS was for the 2000-’06 model years. the LS was available in just two trim differentiated by the engine equipped. The LS V8 came with a 252-horsepower, engine that moved the from zero to 60 in 7.5 seconds.

A automatic transmission was standard.

The expensive choice was the LS V6. Its 3.0-liter provided just 210 hp but slightly fuel economy. For this Lincoln initially offered a five-speed manual transmission or a automatic.

Standard features for both included dual-zone automatic control, a power tilt-and-telescoping wheel, alloy wheels, and ABS. However, a few upscale such as a navigation system, initially offered.

At the time, we that V8 versions of the Lincoln LS smooth and acceptable acceleration. The was comfortable and compliant, and the LS was at its best being used as a touring rather than an all-out sedan. Notably, it was roomy to provide comfortable quarters for adults.

The interior materials were in terms of quality, though, and space was minimal in the cabin.

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models had automatic transmission so it might be wise to avoid on the used market. Even that issue was addressed by shifts from the automatic not exactly smooth and many still complained. For this we’d advise any prospective LS to do a thorough test-drive before a purchase.

For 2003, Lincoln did its major update on its midsize sedan. Output for the V8 was raised to 280 hp, and the V6 12 hp for a total of 222. The five-speed that was available with the V6 was due to lack of consumer interest.

Other changes that included retuned steering in better feel), a retuned (resulting in a slightly softer and improved interior materials and New features were also such as a navigation system, curtain airbags and a THX sound To make the most of your dollar, we suggest looking at or newer LS models.

A few other changes occurred the Lincoln LS was discontinued. Satellite was added as a dealer-installed option for and Lincoln made additional to the automatic transmission to improve quality. For the final year, the V6 was dropped from the LS lineup.

If you are for older years, visit our Lincoln LS page.

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