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
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 57.3
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 65.3
Wheelbase (in)
121.5 117.7
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.4 20.6
Brakes
Brake Type
Power Pwr
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 - 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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.3 19
Steering
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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 -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000-4400 287 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA 99W
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Lincoln Town Car
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan Executive
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 4-Link Short/Long Arm
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

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