Compare 2000 Lincoln Continental vs 2000 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2000 Lincoln Continental
2000 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 25 $35,586 $39,080
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4-Door Sedan 4.3L
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 105.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 37.6
Second Hip Room (in)
56.5 58.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 59.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
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
Length, Overall (in)
208.5 203.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.9 15.4
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 23
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.1 38.4
Tires
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
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 225/60R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3868 4090
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Continental Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 5-Link

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