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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,999
$36,750
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,280
$39,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$621 / month
$667 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 56.5 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 60.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 38.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 60.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 58.1
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 43.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.4 116.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 206.3 209.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 113.8
Liftover Height (in) 27.2 26.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 76.5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 60.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.1 19.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.55 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.02 11.9 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.8 20
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.95 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.1 41.0
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 2.65
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 44.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T31 NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code T31 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3884 4050
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Chrm/Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Chrm/Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.5 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 770
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 265 @ 4750 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99V LD8
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 5750 275 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.63
Trans Order Code 44X NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 .68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental Cadillac d'Elegance
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.76
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil springs w/Coil Spring
 
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