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Selected Style AWD 4-Door xDrive35i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door xDrive35i 15 20 $48,300 $52,500
AWD 4-Door xDrive50i 13 18 $57,960 $63,000
4MATIC 4-Door 3.5L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.5L 15 20 $40,920 $44,000
4MATIC 4-Door 3.0L CDI 18 24 $41,850 $45,000
4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L 13 18 $49,058 $52,750
4MATIC 4-Door 6.3L AMG 11 14 $80,910 $87,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,300
$40,920
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,500
$44,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$875 / month
$733 / month
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TCC Rating
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8.6
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Mercedes-Benz M-Class is an appealing SUV with good road manners and a lofty price tag.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 40.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 40.4 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 107
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.1 75.2
Track Width, Front (in) 64.7 64.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 192.1 188.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.5 71.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.2 64.1
Wheelbase (in) 115.5 114.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 29.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 59.7 72.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.7 x - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 25.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.0 40.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/50R19 P255/50R19
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/50R19 P255/50R19
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 720
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 7200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4894 4705
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.0 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.0 19 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5800 268 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System - TBD - SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 1400-5000 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/182 3.5L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 - TBD -
Trans Order Code 205 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - - TBD -
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW X6 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sports Activity Coupe 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multilink 4-Arm Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Integrated w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
 
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