BMW 7 Series vs. Lincoln Continental

Alpine White
VS
Chroma Elite Light Brown Premium

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$92,216 - $101,173
$34,672 - $40,203

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.73 / 5
30 Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
600 hp
305 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8
3.7L Ti

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
44.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
39.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
44.4 in.
41.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.9 in.
37.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
18.2 cu. ft.
16.7 cu. ft.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Entertainment System

Entertainment System
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
4 - 5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Not Available

Cooled Rear Seats

Cooled Rear Seats
Optional
Not Available

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
126.4 in.
117.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
42.4 ft.
41.8 ft.

Length

Length
206.7 in.
201.4 in.

Width

Width
74.9 in.
75.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4820 .lbs
4224 - 4396 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
600 hp
305 hp

Torque

Torque
590 ft. lbs.
280 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20.6 gal.
19 gal.

Combined

Combined
8 - 13 mpg
17 - 25 mpg

City

City
16 mpg
16 - 17 mpg

Highway

Highway
25 mpg
24 - 26 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Night Vision

Night Vision
Optional
Not Available

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Not Available

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Not Available

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
BMW 7 Series
Lincoln Continental

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4 - 5
5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4820 lbs.
4224 - 4396 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 mpg.
19 - 20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 mpg.
16 - 17 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 mpg.
24 - 26 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
4.4 L/268
3.7 L/227

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
2TB
44J

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.00
4.48

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.20
2.87

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14
1.84

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72
1.41

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.74

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.48
2.88

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.81
3.16 - 3.39

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3
8.8 - 9.3

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
250
175

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/35VR21, P255/40VR20, P255/40YR20
P235/50WR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P295/30VR21, P295/35VR20, P295/35YR20
P235/50WR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 8.5 - 21 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 10 - 21 X 10 in.
18 X 8 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
42.4 ft.
41.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.5 in.
13.9 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.5 in.
13.6 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.6 gal.
19 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 in.
39.3 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
44.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.2 in.
58.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.9 in.
37.7 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
44.4 in.
41.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.7 in.
55.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
126.4 in.
117.9 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
206.7 in.
201.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.9 in.
75.3 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.7 in.
58.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.9 in.
63.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.7 in.
64.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
18.2 ft³.
16.7 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
Not Available

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
7 Series
Continental

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.4
3.7

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4