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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 740IA 4-Door Sedan
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 740il 17 23 $58,305 $66,400
4-Door Sedan 750il 13 20 $80,780 $92,100
4-Door Sedan 740iA 17 23 $55,465 $62,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,133
$55,465
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,525
$62,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$642 / month
$1040 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5 100.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.5 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 58.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 208.5 196.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 115.4
Liftover Height (in) 27.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 60.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.9 13.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.55 12.8 x - 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 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 22.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.95 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.1 38.1
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 3.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P235/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 P235/60R16
Front Tire Order Code T31 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P235/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code T31 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3868 4255
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 4750 310 @ 3900
Engine Order Code 99V NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.4L/268
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750 282 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 2.20
Trans Order Code 44X NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.57
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.51
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.80
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 4.10
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental BMW 7 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Alum. control arm w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
 
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