Compare 2005 Mercedes-Benz S Class vs 2005 Lincoln Town Car

2005 Mercedes-Benz S Class
2005 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 26 $70,029 $75,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 4.3L 17 22 $70,029 $75,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan AMG 14 22 $103,558 $111,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $116,018 $124,750
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4-Door Sedan Signature
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Signature 18 25 $38,644 $42,055
4-Door Sedan Signature Limited 18 25 $41,223 $44,920
4-Door Sedan Signature L 18 25 $46,268 $50,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$70,029
$38,644
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,300
$42,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1255 / month
$701 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 60.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
59.9 57.3
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.0 112.7
Second Hip Room (in)
59.4 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 60.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57 58.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
62 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
122 117.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 78.2
Track Width, Front (in)
62 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
203 215.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.4 21.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.6 x 0.7
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)
13.0 x - TBD - 12.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.2 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 40.0
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 42.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.8 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4160 4345
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 72
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 650
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 2.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.00
Trans Type
7 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 1.56
Trans Order Code
NA 44U
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan Signature
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Lincoln Town Car
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 5-Link Watts linkage
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
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/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -

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