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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4.3L
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 24 $66,820 $71,850
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $74,586 $80,200
4-Door Sedan AMG 16 23 $92,535 $99,500
4-Door Sedan 6.0L 15 22 $107,136 $115,200
4-Door Sedan 5.0L Guard 16 23 $144,336 $155,200
4-Door Sedan Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 17 25 $35,097 $38,185
4-Door Sedan w/Driver Select System 17 25 $35,641 $38,790
4-Door Sedan w/Personal Security 17 25 $36,528 $39,775
4-Door Sedan w/Luxury Appearance 17 25 $36,636 $39,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$66,820
$35,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$71,850
$38,185
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1198 / month
$636 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 37.6 55.7
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0 101.5
Second Hip Room (in) 38.4 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 203.1 208.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 121.5 109.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 63.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 18.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.9 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) 13.1 x 1.3 11.6 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0 20.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.8 16.95
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 41.1
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.86
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 225/60HR16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T31
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/60HR16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA T31
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4133 3868
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 13.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 100 750
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3000-4400 275 @ 4750
Engine Order Code NA 99V
Displacement 4.3L/260 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750 275 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44X
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.82 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Electronic
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) 2.26
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class Lincoln Continental
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Air springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link MacPherson Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Alum. control arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36
 
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