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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 5-Door Sedan CS Automatic w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual CSE 20 27 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic CSE 17 24 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual AERO 20 29 $37,213 $41,695
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic AERO 17 26 $37,213 $41,695
5-Door Sedan Manual CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan V6 Automatic CSE 18 26 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Anniversary Manual CSE 20 27 $34,024 $38,995
5-Door Sedan Anniversary Automatic CSE 17 24 $34,024 $38,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,999
$28,524
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,280
$31,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$621 / month
$528 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.4 99.5
Second Hip Room (in) 56.5 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 57.5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 206.3 187.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 105.2
Liftover Height (in) 27.2 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 70.0
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 6.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.1 23.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.55 -TBD-
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
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 -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.8 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.1 35.8
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.95 -TBD-
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code T31 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code T31 NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3884 3190
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 -TBD-
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.5 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 -TBD-
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI LP Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 265 @ 4750 192 @ 3200
Engine Order Code 99V NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 5750 170 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 4.28
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.58
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
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.41
Trans Order Code 44X NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental Saab 9000
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Beam-Type Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 -TBD-
 
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