Compare 2011 Lincoln Town Car vs 2011 Lincoln MKS

2011 Lincoln Town Car
2011 Lincoln MKS
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4-Door Sedan Signature Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Signature Limited 16 24 $44,355 $47,225
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L FWD 17 24 $39,035 $41,500
4-Door Sedan 3.7L AWD 16 23 $40,793 $43,390
4-Door Sedan 3.5L AWD w/EcoBoost 17 25 $45,443 $48,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,355
$39,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,225
$41,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$787 / month
$692 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Lincoln MKS won’t win over the Town Car or the M5 crowd, but it’s blessed with smart performance, subdued good looks, and a roomy interior.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Front Hip Room (in)
57.0 55.3
Second Leg Room (in)
39.6 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
57.9 55.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.3 58.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.7 105.8
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.9 57.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.9 65.1
Wheelbase (in)
117.7 112.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.5 75.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 64.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
215.4 204.1
Height, Overall (in)
59.0 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
21.0 18.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x - TBD - 12.8 x - TBD -
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)
12.0 x - TBD - 12.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 19.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.3 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R17 P235/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TC5
Front Tire Size
P225/60R17 P235/55R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TC5
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4345 4127
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SEFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
287 @ 4100 270 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
99V 99R
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.7L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
239 @ 4900 274 @ 6250
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.32 2.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 2.87
Trans Order Code
44Q 44J
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 3.16
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.84
Trans Type
4 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Town Car Lincoln MKS
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Watts Linkage Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 4 (2009)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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