Compare 1998 Oldsmobile LSS vs 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis

1998 Oldsmobile LSS
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 19 29 $25,706 $28,095
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4-Door Sedan GS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 17 24 $20,637 $22,090
4-Door Sedan LS 17 24 $22,366 $23,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,706
$20,637
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,095
$22,090
Monthly Payment Estimate
$468 / month
$368 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 60.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 58.0
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 38.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.1 109.3
Second Hip Room (in)
54.1 59.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.0 60.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
200.6 211.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.0 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.0 65.3
Wheelbase (in)
110.8 114.7
Liftover Height (in)
29.3 26.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.4 78.2
Track Width, Front (in)
60.8 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.9 20.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.1 x 0.55
Brake Type
Power Power
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 12.4 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 19.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 40.3
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.70 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
44 43.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.54 16.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 P225/60SR16
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R15 T145/80D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA T2A
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 P225/60SR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T2A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3570 3917
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4 16 x 4.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.8 13.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
124 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 650
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
230 @ 4000 275 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
L36 99W
Displacement
3.8L/231 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
205 @ 5200 200 @ 4250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 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
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.39 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 1.56
Trans Order Code
NA 44U
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan GS
Vehicle Name
Oldsmobile LSS Mercury Grand Marquis
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.26 1.12
Suspension Type - Rear
Chapman Strut Watt's Linkage
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 30.0
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.83 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 30.0

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