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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 26 $33,994 $37,280
2-Door Coupe LSC 18 26 $35,418 $38,880
2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 26 $34,920 $37,995
2-Door Coupe Touring 17 26 $38,031 $41,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,994
$34,920
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,280
$37,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$621 / month
$633 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.7 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.7 100.2
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 58.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.5 57.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 57.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.10 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 207.2 200.6
Height, Overall (in) 53.6 53.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 108.0
Liftover Height (in) 28.6 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.8 75.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.4 15.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.02 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.71 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 20
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.25 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.2 40.4
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.23 2.65
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T23 NA
Front Tire Size P225/60VR16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code T23 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60VR16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3765 3843
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.0 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 770
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 140
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 5750 275 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 285 @ 4500 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99V LD8
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.6L/279
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.63
Trans Order Code 44U NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln Mark VIII Cadillac Eldorado
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.85 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 0.76
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm MacPherson Strut
 
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