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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 4.3L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 24 $64,821 $69,700
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $72,400 $77,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,586
$64,821
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,080
$69,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$651 / month
$1162 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 38.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 59.2
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 40.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5 105.0
Second Hip Room (in) 56.5 58.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 59.2
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 208.5 203.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 121.5
Liftover Height (in) 27.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 6.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.9 15.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.55 11.8 x 0.9
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 13.1 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 23
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.1 38.4
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.95 17.8
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code T31 NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3868 4090
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Full-Size
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 4750 295 @ 3000-4400
Engine Order Code 99V NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.3L/260
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750 275 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 2.82
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Alum. control arm w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
 
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