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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan Luxury 3.5L RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD Luxury 3.5L 17 24 $47,616 $51,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC Luxury 3.5L 16 22 $49,011 $52,700
4-Door Sedan RWD Sport 3.5L 17 24 $47,616 $51,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC Sport 3.5L 16 22 $49,011 $52,700
4-Door Sedan BlueTec RWD 42 State 3.0L 23 32 $48,546 $52,200
4-Door Sedan RWD Sport 5.5L 15 22 $55,521 $59,700
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC Sport 5.5L 13 19 $56,916 $61,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 6.3L AMG 12 19 $79,329 $85,300
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.5L 16 21 $52,034 $55,950
4-Door Wagon RWD 6.3L AMG 12 18 $80,026 $86,050
4-Door Sedan BlueTec RWD California 3.0L 23 32 $48,546 $52,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$47,616
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$170,990
$51,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2850 / month
$853 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line If you appreciate luxury and complex engineering solutions, then you'll love the 2008 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 10 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.6 35.6
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.0 97.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 120.7 112.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 71.7
Track Width, Front (in) 63.9 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 208.9 191.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.2 58.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Vehicle-Speed-Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/40R19 P245/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P275/40R19 P245/45R17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5456 3740
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 19.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 479 @ 1600 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 6.0L/366 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 552 @ 6100 268 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas W12 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 10 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 - TBD -
Trans Type 6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Manual Shift NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.52 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Bentley Continental Flying Spur Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Independent w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 5-Arm Multi-link
 
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