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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Executive
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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
5-Door Sedan CS Automatic w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual CSE 20 27 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunrf/Pwr Seats CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic CSE 17 24 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual AERO 20 29 $37,213 $41,695
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic AERO 17 26 $37,213 $41,695
5-Door Sedan Manual CS 20 29 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan Automatic CS 17 26 $28,524 $31,695
5-Door Sedan V6 Automatic CSE 18 26 $34,091 $38,195
5-Door Sedan Anniversary Manual CSE 20 27 $34,024 $38,995
5-Door Sedan Anniversary Automatic CSE 17 24 $34,024 $38,995
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 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Capacity 6 5
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
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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 3190
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 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 2.58
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 -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.41
Trans Order Code 44U NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08 4.28
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Executive 5 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lincoln Town Car Saab 9000
Suspension
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-
Suspension Type - Rear Four-bar-link Beam-Type Axle
 
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