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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sport Sedan 2.5L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Sport 21 29 $27,156 $29,200
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Sport 20 28 $34,922 $37,550
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Luxury 21 28 $30,644 $32,950
4-Door Sedan 3.0L 4MATIC Luxury 19 26 $32,318 $34,750
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Luxury 20 29 $35,480 $38,150
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 4MATIC Luxury 19 24 $37,154 $39,950
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 17 22 $50,638 $54,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,711
$27,156
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,995
$29,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$483 / month
$487 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 53.4 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.0 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 190.5 178.4
Height, Overall (in) 55.39 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 107.4 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 68.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8 12.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.4 x 0.39
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 - 13.0 x 1.18
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 35.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Front Tire Size P225/50VR17 225/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size T145/80D16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50VR17 245/40ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3406 3405
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 221 @ 6250 201 @ 6200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4800 181 @ 2700 - 5000
Engine Order Code 991 NA
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.5L/152
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 2.83
Trans Order Code 44B NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.16 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.15 5.01
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.78
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 1.00
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lincoln Zephyr Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Coil-Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 3-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Coil-Springs
 
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