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Compare 1998 Lincoln Continental vs 1998 Cadillac Concours

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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,613
$39,037
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,930
$42,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$632 / month
$708 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Full Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 43.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5 116.9
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 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 60.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 58.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 208.5 209.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 113.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.9 19.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.02 11.9 x 1.3
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 20.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 2.83
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 44.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.95 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.1 41.0
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60R16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3868 4063
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.5 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 770
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 140
Engine
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 5500 300 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 270 @ 4500 295 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99V NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
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 3.71
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.96
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental Cadillac Concours
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.75
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
 
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