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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Executive
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Executive 17 25 $32,890 $37,280
4-Door Sedan Signature 17 25 $34,920 $39,640
4-Door Sedan Cartier 17 25 $37,982 $43,200
740IA 4-Door Sedan SWB
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LWB 740il 17 24 $56,730 $64,800
4-Door Sedan LWB 750il 15 20 $79,735 $91,100
4-Door Sedan SWB 740iA 17 24 $53,920 $60,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,890
$53,920
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,280
$60,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$621 / month
$1014 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 57.0 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.1 58.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.9
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 62.1 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 57.2 56.6
Second Leg Room (in) 41.1 36.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 116.0 100.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 219 196.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 61.7
Wheelbase (in) 117.4 115.4
Liftover Height (in) 30.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.7 73.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 22.3 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.0 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.55 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 22.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.0 38.1
Steering Type Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T3P NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P235/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 P235/60R16
Front Tire Order Code T3P NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P235/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3997 4255
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 140
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4250 282 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 265 @ 3250 310 @ 3900
Engine Order Code 99W NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.4L/268
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 24
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32 3.68
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 2.24
Trans Order Code 44U NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.55
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.54
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln Town Car BMW 7 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Executive 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Four-bar-link Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Anti-Roll Bar
 
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