What's Wrong with the Lincoln Town Car?

Town Car owners have made 164 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (26%), followed by the electrical (14%) and the body (11%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Town Car.

Comparing Town Car Generations

Watch out for the 3rd generation's (1998–2011) 2.21 PainRank™, which is the worst of 3 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen Town Car 1998–2011
110 2.21
2nd Gen Town Car 1990–1997
43 1.11
1st Gen Town Car 1981–1989
11 0.45

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The Worst Town Car Years

This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 1998 (8), 1995 (8), 1997 (7), 2002 (5), 1992 (5), 2007 (5), 2005 (5), 1994 (4), 1989 (4), 1990 (4), 1991 (3), 1988 (2), 1986 (2), 1987 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 2008 (1), 1993 (1), 1981 (0), 1983 (0), 1982 (0), 2009 (0), 2010 (0), and 2011 (0).