My Dad went through a few Neons; ended up leasing the third one and buying afterward. For late-90's affordable compact cars, this had the best interior space for tall people, and the handling was a bonus. The QA/QC gods smiled on this particular car, as it lasted 15 years. » 1/16/15 12:27pm 1/16/15 12:27pm

Management of interior space is my complaint on all current Fords. I have recently rented or test drove a Fusion, Taurus, and Escape, sat in the others at the auto show, and they all seemed smaller than they ought to be. Not surprised the Lincoln is no different. Didn't Ford used to do this to Mercury? » 1/06/15 3:24pm 1/06/15 3:24pm

Ooh, Slant Six, four-on-the-floor! My Dad had a '71 Valiant with three-on-the-tree and absolutely hated it. He said they were trying to push people to the automatic by making it a tiny bit more expensive that the 3spd, but the 4spd cost way more than the automatic... » 11/06/14 10:59am 11/06/14 10:59am