Compare 2003 Mercedes-Benz S Class vs 2003 Lincoln Town Car

2003 Mercedes-Benz S Class
2003 Lincoln Town Car
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4-Door Sedan 4.3L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 24 $67,518 $72,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 4.3L 16 22 $70,215 $75,500
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 22 $75,330 $81,000
4-Door Sedan AWD 5.0L 16 21 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan AMG 14 22 $99,045 $106,500
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 13 19 $112,102 $120,540
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4-Door Sedan Executive
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
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
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
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.3 19
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 - TBD -
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
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
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.00
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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