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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 18 25 $36,571 $39,545
4-Door Sedan Signature 18 25 $38,523 $41,715
4-Door Sedan Cartier 18 25 $40,670 $44,100
4-Door Sedan Cartier L 18 25 $44,729 $48,610
4-Door Sedan 4.3L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 25 $65,844 $70,800
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $73,424 $78,950
4-Door Sedan AMG 16 22 $91,140 $98,000
4-Door Sedan 6.0L 15 23 $106,020 $114,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,571
$65,844
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,545
$70,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$659 / month
$1180 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 58.0 58.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.6 59.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 38.4
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.3 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 57.3 59.2
Second Leg Room (in) 41.1 40.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.2 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 112.3 105.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.4 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 215.3 203.1
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.3 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 117.7 121.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.2 73.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.6 15.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 1.1 13.1 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.55 11.8 x 0.9
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 23
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4 17.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.0 38.4
Steering Type Recirculating Ball Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T3U NA
Front Tire Size P225/60SR16 225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code T3U NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60SR16 225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4015 4090
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
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) 120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 4250 275 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3000 295 @ 3000-4400
Engine Order Code 99W NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.3L/260
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic w/OD Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 2.19
Trans Order Code 44U NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.08 2.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Electronic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.59
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Lincoln Town Car Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan Executive 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Watts linkage 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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