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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 $67,518 $72,600
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 22 $75,330 $81,000
4-Door Sedan AMG 14 22 $99,045 $106,500
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 13 19 $112,102 $120,540
4-Door Sedan AWD 4.3L 16 22 $70,215 $75,500
4-Door Sedan AWD 5.0L 16 21 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan Executive
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Executive 17 25 $37,427 $40,785
4-Door Sedan . Signature 17 25 $39,641 $43,245
4-Door Sedan Signature Premium 17 25 $41,558 $45,375
4-Door Sedan Cartier 17 25 $41,989 $45,855
4-Door Sedan Cartier Premium 17 25 $43,907 $47,985
4-Door Sedan Cartier L 17 25 $46,903 $51,315
Pricing
Invoice Price
$67,518
$37,427
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$72,600
$40,785
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1210 / month
$680 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3 41.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0 112.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 60.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.5
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 60.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 78.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 203.1 215.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 65.3
Wheelbase (in) 121.5 117.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 20.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x 1.3 - TBD -
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) 11.8 x 0.9 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.3 19
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 - TBD -
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 225/55HR17 P225/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/55HR17 P225/60R17
Spare Tire Size Full-Size - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4160 4015
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 72
Engine
Displacement 4.3L/260 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750 239 @ 4900
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3000-4400 287 @ 4100
Engine Order Code NA 99W
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
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 NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.56
Trans Order Code NA 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.82 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 2.84
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class Lincoln Town Car
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan Executive
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link Watts linkage
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Link Short/Long Arm
 
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