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Selected Style 2014 Aston Martin Rapide 4-Door Sedan CLS550 RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD CLS550 18 27 $67,053 $72,100
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC CLS550 18 25 $69,378 $74,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC CLS63 AMG 16 22 $92,535 $99,500
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC CLS63 AMG S-Model 16 22 $99,045 $106,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
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$67,053
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$72,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
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$1202 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line With the 2014 Rapide S, Aston Martin delivers an exclusive classic touring-car design with quintessentially British styling, and the sharp, balanced driving experience of a sports car. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS retains its fashion-forward look, while adding efficiency and, in AMG form, even more impressive performance.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.3
Front Hip Room (in) 58
Second Leg Room (in) 35
Front Head Room (in) 36.9
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.1
Wheelbase (in) 113.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1
Track Width, Front (in) 62.9
Length, Overall (in) 194.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37
Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size P255/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P285/35ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4255
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 443 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement 4.7 L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 402 @ 5000
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92
Trans Type 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
Trans Order Code NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
Body Style Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.7 (Est)
 
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