The Grand Marquis seats six-passengers and is rear-wheel drive. It comes in GS and LS trims. It gets five stars in frontal-impact crash tests done by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It features 16-inch wheels, rack-and-pinion steering, and speed dependent variable assistance. Power comes from a 224 hp 4.6-liter V-8 controlled by a four-speed automatic. A handling package gives even more power with dual exhausts boosting the horsepower to 239. Traction control is standard in higher-end models.The Mercury Grand Marquis is a carryover from 2006.