Compare 2009 Dodge Charger vs 2009 Lincoln Town Car

2009 Dodge Charger
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4-Door Sedan R/T AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Charger 4-Door Sedan R/T AWD 16 23 $31,812 $34,260
Charger 4-Door Sedan R/T RWD 16 25 $29,901 $32,160
Charger 4-Door Sedan SE RWD 18 26 $23,235 $24,835
Charger 4-Door Sedan SRT8 RWD 13 19 $36,098 $38,970
Charger 4-Door Sedan SXT AWD 17 23 $27,744 $29,790
Charger 4-Door Sedan SXT RWD 17 25 $24,705 $26,450
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4-Door Sedan Signature L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Town Car 4-Door Sedan Signature L 16 24 $47,619 $52,055
Town Car 4-Door Sedan Signature Limited 16 24 $42,517 $46,385
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,812
$47,619
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,260
$52,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$571 / month
$868 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Though it’s no longer fresh meat, the 2009 Dodge Charger sedan retains its stylish appeal for muscle-car enthusiasts—and the performance to match.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 59.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
56.2 57.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.0 116.3
Second Leg Room (in)
40.2 45.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
55.5 58.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 60.3
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Head Room (in)
36.2 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 59.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
120.0 123.7
Liftover Height (in)
30.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.5 78.5
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
200.1 221.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.2 21.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.87 11.6 x 2.25
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 1.1 12.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.8 41.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.90 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 44.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
TW9 T3U
Spare Tire Order Code
TBC NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R18 P225/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
TW9 T3U
Front Tire Size
P225/60R18 P225/60R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4161 4502
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.75 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 750
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
395 @ 4250 287 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
EZH 99V
Displacement
5.7L/345 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
368 @ 5200 239 @ 4900
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 2.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.56
Trans Order Code
DGJ 44Q
Summary
Body Style
4dr Sdn 4 Dr Sdn Signature L
Vehicle Name
Dodge Charger Lincoln Town Car
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Watts linkage
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5

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