Compare 1999 Lincoln Continental vs 1999 Mercedes-Benz S Class

1999 Lincoln Continental
1999 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 25 $35,133 $38,525
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4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 108.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in)
27.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 74.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 63.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.9 15.6
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 11.4 x .48
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 12.6 x 1.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 26.4
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 225/60R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3868 4480
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 100
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
275 @ 4750 232 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
99V NA
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
275 @ 5750 228 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
Transmission
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
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Continental Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Alum. control arm w/Coil Springs

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