Compare 2009 Lincoln Town Car vs 2009 Buick Lucerne

2009 Lincoln Town Car
2009 Buick Lucerne
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4-Door Sedan Signature Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Signature Limited 16 24 $42,517 $46,385
4-Door Sedan Signature L 16 24 $47,619 $52,055
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4-Door Sedan CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 17 26 $27,948 $29,265
4-Door Sedan CX-2 17 26 $29,385 $30,770
4-Door Sedan CXL 17 26 $31,056 $32,520
4-Door Sedan CXL Special Edition 17 26 $31,629 $33,120
4-Door Sedan CXL-3 17 26 $33,109 $34,670
4-Door Sedan CXL-4 17 26 $33,682 $35,270
4-Door Sedan CXL-5 17 26 $34,160 $35,770
4-Door Sedan Super 15 22 $38,395 $40,205
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,517
$27,948
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,385
$29,265
Monthly Payment Estimate
$773 / month
$488 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
A soft ride and roomy interior still form the solid base for the 2009 Buick Lucerne’s appeal.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.0 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.7 108
Second Leg Room (in)
39.6 41.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
58.0 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.3 58.0
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.9 57.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.9 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
117.7 115.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.5 73.8
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
215.4 203.2
Height, Overall (in)
59.0 58.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
21.0 17.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x 2.25 11.5 x 0.47
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.3 42.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R17 P235/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
T3U QCH
Front Tire Size
P225/60R17 P235/55R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
T3U QCH
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4359 3764
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
287 @ 4100 237 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
99V LGD
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.9L/237
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
239 @ 4900 227 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6 FlexFuel
Fuel System
EFI SFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.32 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.56
Trans Order Code
44Q MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Town Car Buick Lucerne
Body Style
4 Dr Sdn Signature Limited 4 Dr Sedan CX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear
Watts linkage Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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