Lincoln
Continental
1996
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1996 Lincoln Continental Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Lincoln Continental specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Lincoln Continental warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$41,800
Invoice *
$36,817
Engine
4.6L V-8 260 HP 265.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,750 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
4.6L V-8 260 HP 265.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,750 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
130 amp
Battery
84 amp
Axle Ratio
3.56
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
18.0 gal.
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
ABS

Steering and Suspension

Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Front Tires
P225/60PR16.0BSW AS / P225/60PR16.0BSW run flat performance

Seating and Interior

Front Seat Type
50-50 / premium bucket / bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(2-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(2-way power)
Seat Trim
leather
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
power
Roof Features
roof rack
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
partial
Overhead Console
full with storage / mini with storage
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Radio
AM/FM stereo
CD
single
Speakers
4 / 4 brand
Antenna
power retractable
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Remote Fuel Flap Release
keyfob
Cell Phone
pre-wiring / cell phone
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Instrument Display
digital
Tachometer
tachometer
Compass
compass
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
4 doors
Exterior Length
206.3 "
Exterior Width
73.6 "
Exterior Height
56.0 "
Wheelbase
109 "
Curb Weight
3,911 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,000 lbs.

Exterior Features

Bodyside Moldings
black
Paint
with stripe / clearcoat with stripe
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000
Maintenance Months/Miles
100,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 Lincoln Continental safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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