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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Executive
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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
5-Door Sedan CS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sedan Automatic CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Manual CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic CSE 17 24 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual CSE 20 27 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan V6 Automatic CSE 18 26 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Anniversary Automatic CSE 17 24 $34,024 $38,995
5-Door Sedan Anniversary Manual CSE 20 27 $34,024 $38,995
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic AERO 17 26 $37,213 $41,695
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual AERO 20 29 $37,213 $41,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,890
$28,524
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,280
$31,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$621 / month
$528 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 62.1 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 57.2 -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in) 41.1 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 116.0 99.5
Second Hip Room (in) 57.0 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.1 57.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 117.4 105.2
Liftover Height (in) 30.1 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.7 70.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 219 187.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 22.3 23.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.55 -TBD-
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
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 -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.0 35.8
Steering Type Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.1 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 -TBD-
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code T3P NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code T3P NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15 P195/65R15
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 3130
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 -TBD-
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 -TBD-
Engine
Fuel System SMPI LP Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 265 @ 3250 192 @ 3200
Engine Order Code 99W NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4250 170 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08 3.61
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.38
Clutch Size (in) NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.12
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.76
Trans Order Code 44U NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Executive 5 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lincoln Town Car Saab 9000
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Four-bar-link Beam-Type Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 -TBD-
 
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