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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
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,890
$34,005
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,280
$36,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$621 / month
$617 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Hip Room (in) 57.0 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.1 60.9
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 38.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 219 209.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 22.3 19.9
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 20
Steering
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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 15.6
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code T3P NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3997 4015
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 16 x 4.0
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
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
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Executive 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lincoln Town Car Cadillac Deville
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 0.76
 
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