Compare 2009 Bentley Arnage vs 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

2009 Bentley Arnage
2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
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4-Door Sedan R
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan R 10 14 N/A $224,990
4-Door Sedan T 10 14 N/A $246,990
4-Door Sedan RL 9 14 N/A $267,990
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4-Door Sedan 5.5L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 14 21 $65,751 $70,700
4-Door Sedan 6.3L AMG 12 18 $89,559 $96,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$65,751
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$224,990
$70,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3750 / month
$1178 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has dramatic styling and a sleeker silhouette than most sedans, but at the expense of visibility and backseat space.
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Fuel Economy
City
10 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
14 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.8 56.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 58.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.5 104.3
Second Leg Room (in)
39.3 35.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 36.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 57.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.1 56.3
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 36.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
59.6 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 63.1
Wheelbase (in)
132.5 112.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.1 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 62.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
212.2 193.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.4 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.7 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.11 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/50WR18 P275/35R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/50WR18 P245/40R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5699 4020
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
21.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
645 @ 1800 391 @ 2800 - 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
6.8L/412 5.5L/333
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
450 @ 4100 382 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
11 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
14 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
10 14
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.92 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.48 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.92
Trans Type
4 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.42 (R2 2.23)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Bentley Arnage Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Independent 5-Arm Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Independent 4-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA 3

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