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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 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
4-Door Sedan Signature
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 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) 105.0 112.7
Second Hip Room (in) 59.4 58.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 60.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.4
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 57 58.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 65.9
Wheelbase (in) 122 117.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 21.0
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.2 19
Steering
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 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 40.0
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 Compact
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 4345
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 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 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.00
Trans Type 7 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class Lincoln Town Car
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan Signature
Suspension
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 -
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
 
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