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Old 02-22-2006, 11:20 AM   #1
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Crown Vic's Days Are Numbered

Well, we've been reading stories about police departments testing Dodge Chargers and other vehicles to replace their Crown Vics. Now, we see Bill Ford pimping Escapes as more fuel efficient taxi cabs. Who will be left to buy Crown Vics?

I can actually feel the residual value of my Escape shrinking now.







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yea so now the oh so curtious taxi drivers will now be driving around suvs going in and out of traffic and making illegal manuvers to get their customers to where they need to go fast.......sorry but most of the taxi drivers i see do not have any consideration for any other people on the road.
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ouch. but yeah, i think they announced that they aren't goign to be making crown vic's a whole lot longer. what is ford replacing it with, the 500? those'd be pimpin police cars, imo.
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Old 02-22-2006, 11:32 AM   #4
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i HATE the 500.

I had one for a rental car for less than a DAY before I turned it in and demanded something else. Its big, slowy, bulky, BLAND interior... and well, it sucks.
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What city is that though. I know New York is going to phase out all their cabs in place for the prius hybrid/other hybrids.
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What city is that though. I know New York is going to phase out all their cabs in place for the prius hybrid/other hybrids.
The pictures were taken in New York, in November. New York is the first major city to approve the Escapes for use as taxicabs.
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Wow, looks like they changed the game plan. I had heard last summer they were really pushing to use hybrids as taxis to save the enviroment and money.
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I love Crown Vics. Ford should be making them with more stock HP. I have 2 and LOVE them 2 death.
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I'd say with all the police people testing out alternatives to the crown vic, they just might use these.......


Perfect canidate for police car the Impala SS !!
They look CLOSE to a police car anyway, and with the V-8 Power... They won't have problems getting around.
303 HP Variable displacement engine, it evan gets good gas mileage, a very good canidate.
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cab drivers with SUV?
OMG....

get out of the way...
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