Compare 1998 Lincoln Continental vs 1998 Lincoln Town Car

1998 Lincoln Continental
1998 Lincoln Town Car
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 24 $34,613 $37,930
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4-Door Sedan Executive
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Executive 17 24 $34,702 $38,030
4-Door Sedan Signature 17 24 $36,170 $39,680
4-Door Sedan Cartier 17 24 $38,974 $42,830
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,613
$34,702
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,930
$38,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$632 / month
$634 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
56.5 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 60.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 37.5
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 60.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.7 57.3
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 41.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 112.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
208.5 215.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 65.3
Wheelbase (in)
109.0 117.7
Liftover Height (in)
27.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 78.2
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 63.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.9 20.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.55 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 19.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.95 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.1 42.0
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.86 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
T31 T3U
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 P225/60SR16
Spare Tire Size
T125/80R16 T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code
T31 T3U
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 P225/60SR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3868 4015
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.5 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 650
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 4500 280 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
99V 99W
Displacement
4.6L/281 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
260 @ 5500 205 @ 4250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.56
Trans Order Code
44X 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.56 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.77 2.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Executive
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Continental Lincoln Town Car
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Watts linkage
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Air springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil springs w/Coil Springs

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