Compare 2011 Lincoln MKZ vs 2011 Chrysler 300

2011 Lincoln MKZ
2011 Chrysler 300
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4-Door Sedan FWD Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 18 27 $32,565 $34,645
4-Door Sedan FWD Hybrid 41 36 $32,565 $34,645
4-Door Sedan AWD 17 24 $34,323 $36,535
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4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 18 27 $26,222 $27,170
4-Door Sedan RWD Limited 18 27 $29,902 $31,170
4-Door Sedan RWD 300C 16 25 $36,342 $38,170
4-Door Sedan AWD 300C 15 23 $38,319 $40,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,565
$26,222
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,645
$27,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$577 / month
$453 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Lincoln MKZ has a foot in both luxury worlds, with buttery leather and wood for traditionalists, and hybrid power with flower petals for the high-minded greens. A riper, more mature Chrysler 300 renews our faith in restrained American styling--and in big V-8, rear-drive fun.
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Fuel Economy
City
41 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 57.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.0 56.2
Second Leg Room (in)
36.7 40.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.6
Second Hip Room (in)
53.5 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 59.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.0 106.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.3 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.4 120.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 75.0
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 198.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.8 16.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.6 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.6 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)
17.5 19.1
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.3 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
T7C TW1
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - TBC
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P215/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
T7C TW1
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR17 P215/65R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3961
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 14.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 730
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
156 @ 6000 292 @ 6350
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SEFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 2250 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
993 ERB
Displacement
2.5L/139 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
41 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
39 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 2.19
Trans Order Code
44H DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.57 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously variable ratio Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.59
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.41
Trans Type
1 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.83
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lincoln MKZ Chrysler 300
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 0.5
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Five-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.8 8.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
9 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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