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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.7L FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L FWD 17 24 $38,053 $41,270
4-Door Sedan 3.7L AWD 16 23 $39,754 $43,160
4-Door Sedan 3.5L AWD w/EcoBoost 17 25 $44,254 $48,160
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SA
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SA 18 27 $44,268 $46,845
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SA 18 27 $44,268 $46,845
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SB 18 27 $47,613 $50,385
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD w/1SB 18 27 $47,613 $50,385
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD w/1SC 18 27 $52,868 $55,945
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD w/1SE 15 24 $53,246 $56,345
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD w/1SG 15 24 $65,001 $68,785
4-Door Sedan V8 AWD w/1SG 15 22 $65,001 $68,785
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,053
$44,268
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,270
$46,845
Monthly Payment Estimate
$688 / month
$781 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Lincoln MKS reaches into Euro-luxury territory with smart performance, subdued good looks, and a roomy interior. The 2010 Cadillac STS drives well-the STS-V is a trailblazer-but the cramped backseat and well-worn styling haven't kept pace in the luxury class.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 55.3 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.6 58.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.8 102.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 54.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.6 38.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 64.9 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 204.1 196.7
Height, Overall (in) 61.6 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.1 62.3
Wheelbase (in) 112.9 116.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.9 72.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.7 13.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.25 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.3
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) 12.75 x - TBD - 11.7 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 18.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 36.9
Steering Type Hydraulic Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code TC7 QKP
Front Tire Size P235/55TR18 P235/50SR17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code TC7 QKP
Spare Tire Order Code NA SGC
Rear Tire Size P235/55TR18 P235/50SR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4127 4125
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.1 10.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 270 @ 4250 272 @ 5200
Engine Order Code 99R LLT
Displacement 3.7L/- TBD - 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 274 @ 6250 302 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI DI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48 4.06
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 1.55
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Select-Shift NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88 3.20
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87 2.37
Trans Order Code 44J MX7
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln MKS Cadillac STS
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.3
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.94
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.8 8.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 (2009) 5
 
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