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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan Executive
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Cartier 18 25 $40,670 $44,100
4-Door Sedan Cartier L 18 25 $44,729 $48,610
4-Door Sedan Executive 18 25 $36,571 $39,545
4-Door Sedan Signature 18 25 $38,523 $41,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,664
$36,571
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,660
$39,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$661 / month
$659 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 60.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 57.3
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 41.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5 112.3
Second Hip Room (in) 56.5 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 60.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.5
Passenger Capacity 6 6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 65.3
Wheelbase (in) 109.0 117.7
Liftover Height (in) 27.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 78.2
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 208.5 215.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.9 20.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.55 11.1 x 0.55
Brake Type Power Pwr
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 12.4 x 1.1
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 19.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.1 42.0
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.86 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.95 16.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code T31 T3U
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60SR16
Rear Tire Order Code T31 T3U
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60SR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3868 4015
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.5 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 650
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 4750 275 @ 3000
Engine Order Code 99V 99W
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750 225 @ 4250
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Electronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 2.84
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.56
Trans Order Code 44X 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 3.08
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Executive
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental Lincoln Town Car
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts Short/Long Arm
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 Watts linkage
 
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