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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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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 Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 38.58
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5 99.5
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
Exterior Dimensions
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 -TBD-
Length, Overall (in) 208.5 187.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.9 23.5
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17.4
Steering
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-
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.1 35.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code T31 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code T31 NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P205/55R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3868 3250
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.5 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 -TBD-
Engine
Fuel System MPFI Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 270 @ 4500 252 @ 1800
Engine Order Code 99V NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 5500 225 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.38
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental Saab 9000
Suspension
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-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Beam-Type Axle
 
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