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2020 Lincoln Continental
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$46,305
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Mercedes-AMG CLS 53
2021 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53
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$81,550
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Mercedes-AMG E43 Sedan
2018 Mercedes-AMG E43 Sedan
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$71,600
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Overview

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.7L V6 Gas
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
305 hp @ 6500 rpm
429 hp @ 6100 rpm
396 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
280 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,224 lbs
4,447 lbs
4,145 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
23 MPG
21 MPG
City
17 MPG
21 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
26 MPG
26 MPG
25 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 Tons/yr
7.6 Tons/yr
8.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
17.4 gallons
23.8 gallons
Cruising Range City
323 miles
365.4 miles
452.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
494 miles
452.4 miles
595 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
201.4 in
199.1 in
194.6 in
Height
58.5 in
56 in
57 in
Max Width
75.3 in
74.6 in
73.2 in
Front Width
63.2 in
64.8 in
64.1 in
Rear Width
64.1 in
64.4 in
62.9 in
Wheelbase
117.9 in
115.7 in
115.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
3.7 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.4 in
41.9 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.3 in
36.9 in
37.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
57.8 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.9 in
58.9 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
35 in
35.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.7 in
35.9 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
56.5 in
56.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.8 in
58.6 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
11.9 ft³
13.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
41.8 ft
39.1 ft
41.3 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 8"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 9"
19" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/50WR18
P245/40ZR19
P245/40ZR19
Rear Tire
P235/50WR18
P275/35ZR19
P275/35ZR19
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Blue Diamond
  • Infinite Black
  • Magnetic Gray
  • Silver Radiance
  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Burgundy Velvet
  • Ceramic Pearl
  • Iced Mocha
  • Pristine White
  • Red Carpet
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red
  • designo Diamond White
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno
  • designo Manufaktur Arabian Grey
  • designo Manufaktur Cashmere White Magno Metallic
  • designo Manufaktur Cote d'Azur Dark Blue
  • designo Manufaktur Cote d'Azur Light Blue Metallic
  • designo Manufaktur Deep Green
  • designo Manufaktur Graphite Metallic
  • designo Manufaktur Midnight Blue Metallic
  • designo Manufaktur Mystic Blue Met
  • designo Manufaktur Teide Light Grey Metallic
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Piedmont Green Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno (Matte Finish)

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • Black/Titanium Grey Pearl, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Titan Red, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB-TEX/DINAMICA Upholstery w/Red Stitching

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Bengal Red/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Grey Stitching, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Magma Gry, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Espresso Brown, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Brown/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige, Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Optional
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Navigation System
Optional
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles