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Selected Style 2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L 23 31 $24,041 $25,850
2-Door Sport Coupe 3.2L 17 24 $26,273 $28,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Manual 1.8L 23 32 $27,202 $29,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Automatic 1.8L 24 32 $27,202 $29,250
4-Door Sedan 2.6L 20 25 $30,364 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 2.6L 19 25 $31,480 $33,850
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 26 $35,294 $37,950
4-Door Sport Sedan 3.2L 19 26 $34,736 $37,350
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 19 26 $36,410 $39,150
4-Door Wagon 2.6L 20 25 $31,760 $34,150
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 2.6L 19 24 $32,876 $35,350
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 16 22 $50,127 $53,900
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/Luxury Pkg
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/Luxury Pkg 20 26 $30,071 $32,640
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/Appearance Pkg 20 26 $33,419 $36,360
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/Premium Pkg 20 26 $33,986 $36,990
4-Door Sedan V8 Automatic w/Sport Pkg 18 25 $36,866 $40,190
4-Door Sedan V8 Automatic w/Ultimate Pkg 18 25 $39,926 $43,590
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,041
$30,071
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,850
$32,640
Monthly Payment Estimate
$431 / month
$544 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 52.9 53.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 40.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.9 102.1
Second Hip Room (in) 45.8 54.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 57.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.3 37.3
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 57.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.1 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 114.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.0 73.2
Track Width, Front (in) 59.2 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 4.9
Length, Overall (in) 171.2 194.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.4 56.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.9 13.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.79
Brake Type Power Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 18.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.70
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 38.06
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 245/40ZR17 P225/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/45ZR17 P225/55R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3250 3719
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 135
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 750
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 192 @ 3500-4000 220 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99S
Displacement 1.8L/109 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 189 @ 5800 232 @ 6750
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.46 3.25
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.72 1.55
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.06 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.61 2.44
Trans Order Code NA 44A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.25 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz C-Class Lincoln LS
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36.0
Suspension Type - Front Independent 3-link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.10
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-arm Independent
 
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