Compare 2001 Lincoln Town Car vs 2001 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2001 Lincoln Town Car
2001 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan Executive
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
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4-Door Sedan 4.3L
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
215.3 203.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
20.6 15.4
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 23
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 17.8
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
T3U NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60SR16 225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4015 4090
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
225 @ 4250 275 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Executive 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Town Car Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Watts linkage 5-Link

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