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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 5-Door Sedan CSE Turbo Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual CSE 18 26 $34,441 $38,580
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic CSE 21 27 $35,374 $39,625
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,613
$34,441
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,930
$38,580
Monthly Payment Estimate
$632 / month
$643 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5 99.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.6
Second Hip Room (in) 56.5 37.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 57.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 38.58
Exterior Dimensions
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 -TBD-
Length, Overall (in) 208.5 187.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 105.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.9 23.5
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.02 11.02 X 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.55 10.16 X 0.35
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.95 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.1 35.7
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code T31 NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code T31 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3868 3250
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.5 -TBD-
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 90
Engine
Displacement 4.6L/281 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 5500 225 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 270 @ 4500 252 @ 1800
Engine Order Code 99V NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.12
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.70
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.76
Trans Order Code 44X NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 3.61
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.38
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental Saab 9000
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Sedan
Suspension
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-
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
 
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