With sales declining in the U.S. auto industry, Americans are still willing to purchase quality and luxury, and the 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis fills the bill nicely. Without question, the 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis is one of the more reasonably priced luxury vehicles, and by the conclusion of 2009 the sales figures are sure to prove that fact. At a starting price of only $29,270, the 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis also gets excellent gas mileage for this class – 16 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway for the standard model.
In the area of performance the 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis surpasses most of it’s rivals easily. A 4.6 Liter, SOHC 16-valve, V-8 engine is engineered very well and serves it’s purpose with durability. Power assisted rack-and-pinion steering and a 4-speed electronic transmission are standard features on the 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis. The independent coil spring front suspension with a stabilizer bar and multi-link rear suspension give a smooth and comfortable ride on most terrains. The four wheel anti-lock brakes are excellent, and provide sure stopping power.
The exterior of the 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis gives an appearance of luxury, from the 17 inch, 14 spoke painted aluminum wheels mounted on all season white sidewall tires to the front fog lamps. The individual parts 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis fit well together, as the chrome grille and door handles and color keyed moldings can attest.
When test driving a 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis, you’ll know you’re in a vehicle that is as safe as it can get. With driver and front passenger front and side airbags, a tire pressure monitoring system, and all-speed traction control, the Grand Marquis compares well to most other luxury vehicles.
From the standpoint of comfort, the 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis makes it’s mark well. Leather trimmed seats, a wood and leather trimmed steering wheel with cruise control, and front and rear seat center armrests with cup holders are certain to pleasantly surprise. Rear seat reading lamps, illuminated visors, and wonderful air conditioning have the comfort of the passengers in mind. The 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis has power and window and door locks, and the message center with a trip computer rounds out a beautiful interior. As far as an audio system, the AM/FM stereo with a CD player will keep all occupants entertained on long road trips.
In the final analysis, the 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis is a good purchase, period. In it’s class, with a reasonable price in mind, the 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis is a front runner for the crown.