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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 $37,427 $40,785
4-Door Sedan . Signature 17 25 $39,641 $43,245
4-Door Sedan Signature Premium 17 25 $41,558 $45,375
4-Door Sedan Cartier 17 25 $41,989 $45,855
4-Door Sedan Cartier Premium 17 25 $43,907 $47,985
4-Door Sedan Cartier L 17 25 $46,903 $51,315
4-Door Sedan 4.3L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 24 $67,518 $72,600
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 22 $75,330 $81,000
4-Door Sedan AMG 14 22 $99,045 $106,500
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 13 19 $112,102 $120,540
4-Door Sedan AWD 4.3L 16 22 $70,215 $75,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 5.0L 16 21 $78,027 $83,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,427
$67,518
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,785
$72,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$680 / month
$1210 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 24 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 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
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 57.2
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 - - TBD -
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) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 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 23.3
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R17 225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R17 225/55HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4015 4160
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 72 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 287 @ 4100 295 @ 3000-4400
Engine Order Code 99W NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.3L/260
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 239 @ 4900 275 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
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 NA NA
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) 3.27 2.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Dr 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 Independent 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 Independent 5-Link
 
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