2017 Lincoln Continental: Update for Nov 2017
by Mark Takahashi, Senior Writer
Where Did We Drive It?
Our long-term 2017 Lincoln Continental spent a immeasurable infancy of Nov in a hands of one of a Edmunds executives, behaving what we’d assume are a standard travelling and family duties. As we’re about to contend farewell after all this time and miles, there’s not a whole lot to contend that hasn’t already been published.
What Kind of Fuel Economy Did It Get?
We logged 1,257 miles in Nov and used 89.6 gallons of reward unleaded. Those total give is a monthly normal of 14 mpg, that is good next a lifetime normal as good as a EPA city estimate. This leads us to trust a executive motorist is possibly ceaselessly stranded in L.A.’s scandalous trade or is a ongoing leadfoot. Or maybe both.
As a result, a lifetime normal forsaken 0.2 mpg, gripping it hovering right between a EPA’s total and city estimates.
Average lifetime mpg: 17.6
EPA mpg rating: 19 mpg total (16 city/24 highway)
Best fill mpg: 24.3
Best range: 419.9 miles
Current odometer: 15,388 miles
Maintenance and Upkeep
“We were covering a Los Angeles Auto Show during a final week of November, that means we’re on a feet a lot. We’re also bounding between press conferences, night events and several other commitments. At a finish of a prolonged day and evening, a Lincoln Continental was a acquire remit from a chaotic gait of a show. Those 30-way seats with massage now done me feel improved and a still cabin let me put a day’s stupidity behind me. I’m going to skip this car.” —Mark Takahashi, Senior Writer
“I picked adult a crony during a hotel for dinner, though had to wait a while for her to appear. When she did, hotel staff operative a drive now insincere we were a passengers watchful for oppulance rideshare or automobile use and were about to open a back doors for us. They seemed honestly confused when we non-stop a front doorway for my crony and got in a motorist side myself. We were both somewhat amused over this, meditative that a infancy of Continentals roaming a streets of L.A. are for hire. When we forsaken her off, we acted like a chauffeur, scurrying out of my chair to run and open her door. It was humorous to us, maybe we had to be there.” — Mark Takahashi