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1997 Lincoln Town Car
1997 Cadillac DeVille
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4-Door Sedan Executive
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
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 26 $34,005 $36,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,890
$34,005
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,280
$36,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$621 / month
$617 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
10
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.0 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62.1 60.9
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.4
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
62.1 60.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
57.2 58.1
Second Leg Room (in)
41.1 43.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
116.0 116.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.0 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
219 209.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 56.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.3 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
117.4 113.8
Liftover Height (in)
30.1 26.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.7 76.5
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 60.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
22.3 19.9
Brakes
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)
11.1 x 0.55 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 1.0 11.9 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 20
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42.0 41.0
Steering Type
Recirculating Ball Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.65
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
44.1 44.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
T3P NA
Front Tire Size
P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/80R16 T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
T3P NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3997 4015
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 770
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
265 @ 3250 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99W LD8
Displacement
4.6L/281 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
190 @ 4250 275 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26
Transmission
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)
3.08 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 .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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Executive 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Town Car Cadillac Deville
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 0.76
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-bar-link 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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.71 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring

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