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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB 17 24 $56,330 $64,750
4-Door Sedan 3.2L LWB 17 24 $59,160 $68,000
4-Door Sedan 4.2L 15 22 $64,290 $73,900
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 15 21 $76,120 $87,500
4-Door Sedan 6.0L 13 19 $116,800 $134,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,133
$56,330
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,525
$64,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$642 / month
$1079 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5 108.1
Second Hip Room (in) 56.5 57.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 61.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 61.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 27.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 74.3
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 208.5 201.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 119.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.9 15.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 1.02 12.6 x 1.2
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 11.4 x .48
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 26.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.95 14.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.1 39.9
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code T31 NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code T31 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3868 4480
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 100
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 4.6L/281 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750 228 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 4750 232 @ 3750
Engine Order Code 99V NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 24
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 2.19
Trans Order Code 44X NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 3.45
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 3.59
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Alum. control arm w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts Double Wishbone
 
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