Compare 1996 Chevrolet Impala vs 1996 Lincoln Town Car

1996 Chevrolet Impala
1996 Lincoln Town Car
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Impala SS 4-Door Sedan 17 26 $22,788 $24,905
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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
$22,788
$36,963
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,905
$42,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$415 / month
$701 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 38.0
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
63.4 62.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
57.0 57.2
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 41.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
114.2 116.0
Second Hip Room (in)
56.9 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.4 62.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 6.0
Length, Overall (in)
214.1 218.9
Height, Overall (in)
54.7 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.7 63.3
Wheelbase (in)
115.9 117.4
Liftover Height (in)
30.9 30.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.5 76.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.3 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
20.4 22.3
Brakes
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)
12.0 x 1.0 11.1 x 0.55
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.0 11.3 x 1.0
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.0 20.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.3 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.6 42.0
Steering Type
Integral Power Pwr Recirculating ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.06 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
45.7 44.1
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/50ZR17 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
P215/75R15 T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA T2A
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/50ZR17 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T2A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4180 4103
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.8 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 650
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 3200 270 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
LT1 99W
Displacement
5.7L/350 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
260 @ 4800 210 @ 4250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.56
Trans Order Code
NA 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.08 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)
3.06 2.84
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Cartier
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Impala SS Lincoln Town Car
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Solid Axle Four-bar-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Air springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Gas 46 1.18
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long-Arm Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
1.02 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Gas 46 1.18

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