1997 Lincoln Town Car

4-Door Sedan Cartier
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan Cartier
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 17 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 4.6L
EPA Class Large
Style Name 4dr Sdn Cartier
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 6
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission Electronic 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Large
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4117
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 62.1
Second Hip Room (in) 57.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Second Leg Room (in) 41.1
Passenger Capacity 6
Front Hip Room (in) 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 62.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 116.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.7
Liftover Height (in) 30.1
Wheelbase (in) 117.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.9
Length, Overall (in) 219
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 22.3

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25

Performance Specs

Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 4250
Displacement 4.6L/281
Engine Order Code 99W
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3250
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas V8
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27
Trans Order Code 44U
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.55
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4
Steering Type Recirculating Ball
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code T2A
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16
Front Tire Size P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code T2A
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air springs
Suspension Type - Rear Four-bar-link

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Note all components except tires, wear items, maintenance
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Note perforation of sheet metal panels
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 24,000
Drivetrain Years 2
Emissions Miles/km 50,000
Emissions Note or 8 years/80,000 miles on selected parts
Emissions Years 3
Roadside Assistance Note Towing for warranty covered breakdowns

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
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