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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB 17 23 $55,680 $64,000
4-Door Sedan 3.2L LWB 17 23 $58,550 $67,300
4-Door Sedan 4.2L 15 22 $64,290 $73,900
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 15 21 $76,120 $87,500
4-Door Sedan 6.0L 13 19 $115,060 $132,250
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,680
$34,613
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,000
$37,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1067 / month
$632 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.7 57.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.3 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 57.1 55.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.1 101.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 201.3 208.5
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 119.7 109.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.3 73.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.6 18.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x .48 10.1 x 0.55
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.2 11.6 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.4 20.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.0 16.95
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.9 41.1
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.86
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA T31
Front Tire Size 225/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T31
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/60R16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4480 3868
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 13.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 750
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 228 @ 5600 260 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 232 @ 3750 270 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99V
Displacement 3.2L/195 4.6L/281
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 24
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44X
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class Lincoln Continental
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Air springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil springs
 
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