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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 17 26 $34,524 $37,830
2-Door Coupe LSC 17 26 $35,850 $39,320
2-Door Coupe (CMI)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 26 $35,377 $38,495
2-Door Coupe Touring 17 26 $39,220 $42,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,524
$35,226
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,830
$38,330
Monthly Payment Estimate
$631 / month
$639 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 57.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.7 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.7 99.4
Second Hip Room (in) 56.7 55.8
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
Exterior Dimensions
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 75.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.10 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 207.2 200.6
Height, Overall (in) 53.6 54.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.4 15.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 20
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.23 2.65
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 Speed Sensitive
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60VR16 P225/60R16
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
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 3829
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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 Torque @ RPM 285 @ 4500 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99V NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 5750 275 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 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
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln Mark VIII Cadillac Eldorado
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm MacPherson Strut
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 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Coil Spring
 
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