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$46,925
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Five-star safety is a key strength of the 2010 Lincoln Town Car.
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a favorite of livery drivers and retirees because of its safety stuff
Car and Driver

five-star rating from the government in all crash test categories
Edmunds

Five stars, front and side impact protection
NHTSA

There are a few concessions to (relatively) modern technology in the 2010 Lincoln Town Car and almost all have to do with standard safety gear like four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, front and front side airbags, and traction control. Thanks in part to its size and its safety equipment, the 2010 Lincoln Town Car rates five stars with NHTSA and a top mark of "good" from the IIHS.

The five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is one of the few late-life improvements to the Town Car, securing the rating since 2008. NHTSA testing subjects vehicles to front and side impacts and measures rollover resistance; the 2010 Lincoln Town Car scores top marks in all categories. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) also gives the 2010 Town Car Lincoln its highest rating of "good" for occupant safety in offset frontal impacts.

According to AutoMedia, the overall safety of the Town Car is part of what Ford calls its Personal Safety System. They call the system "comprehensive," noting its seat belt pre-tensioners and energy management retractors. ConsumerGuide likes the rear-obstacle detection system and tire-pressure monitor plus cornering lights-all part of the standard equipment. The only knock on safety they can find is that the "thick roof pillars" hinder rearward visibility. Edmunds cites another: the lack of head curtain airbags.

Conclusion

Five-star safety is a key strength of the 2010 Lincoln Town Car.

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