Compare 1996 Buick Park Avenue vs 1996 Lincoln Town Car

1996 Buick Park Avenue
1996 Lincoln Town Car
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Park Avenue 4-Door Sedan 19 29 $25,243 $28,205
Park Avenue 4-Door Sedan Ultra 18 27 $29,373 $32,820
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4-Door Sedan Cartier
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Town Car 4-Door Sedan Cartier 17 25 $36,963 $42,055
Town Car 4-Door Sedan Executive 17 25 $32,537 $36,910
Town Car 4-Door Sedan Signature 17 25 $34,383 $39,055
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,243
$36,963
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,205
$42,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$470 / month
$701 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 57.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.7 41.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.9 116.0
Second Hip Room (in)
54.2 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 62.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 38.0
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 62.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 63.3
Wheelbase (in)
110.8 117.4
Liftover Height (in)
33.2 30.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 76.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.4 6.0
Length, Overall (in)
205.9 218.9
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 56.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
20.3 22.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.85 x 1.77 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.83 x 1.27 11.3 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.1 x 0.55
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 20.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.97 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.9 44.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.57 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 42.0
Steering Type
Power Pwr Recirculating ball
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/70R15 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T2A
Front Tire Size
P205/70R15 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70R15 T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA T2A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3532 4103
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.78 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
124 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
230 @ 4000 270 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
L36 99W
Displacement
3.8L/231 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
205 @ 5200 210 @ 4250
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.38 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.56
Trans Order Code
NA 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.92 2.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Park Avenue Lincoln Town Car
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Cartier
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 1.18
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.669 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 1.18
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Chapman Strut Four-bar-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Air springs

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