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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 Executive 18 25 $36,571 $39,545
4-Door Sedan Signature 18 25 $38,523 $41,715
4-Door Sedan Cartier 18 25 $40,670 $44,100
4-Door Sedan Cartier L 18 25 $44,729 $48,610
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 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
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
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.5 112.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 208.5 215.3
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.9 20.6
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 11.1 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 19.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.95 16.4
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 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T31 T3U
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/60SR16
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3868 4015
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Compact
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
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
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 25
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Executive
Vehicle Name Lincoln Continental Lincoln Town Car
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Watts linkage
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
 
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