Compare 1996 Lincoln Continental vs 1996 Lincoln Town Car

1996 Lincoln Continental
1996 Lincoln Town Car
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Continental 4-Door Sedan 17 25 $36,817 $41,800
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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
$36,817
$36,963
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,800
$42,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$697 / month
$701 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.7 57.2
Second Leg Room (in)
38.9 41.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.4 116.0
Second Hip Room (in)
56.5 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 62.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.0
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 62.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 63.3
Wheelbase (in)
109.0 117.4
Liftover Height (in)
27.2 30.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 76.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 6.0
Length, Overall (in)
206.3 218.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 56.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.1 22.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x 1.02 11.3 x 1.0
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)
10.1 x 0.55 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)
2.84 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 44.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.95 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.1 42.0
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Recirculating ball
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
T31 T2A
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/90R16 T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code
T31 T2A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3911 4103
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.5 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
850 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
265 @ 4750 270 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
99V 99W
Displacement
4.6L/281 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
260 @ 5750 210 @ 4250
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 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)
2.26 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.56
Trans Order Code
44X 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.56 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.77 2.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Continental Lincoln Town Car
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan Cartier
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.18 1.18
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Air springs Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.42 1.18
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Four-bar-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Air springs Air springs

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