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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan CX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 19 28 $23,875 $25,265
4-Door Sedan V6 CXL 19 28 $25,765 $27,265
4-Door Sedan V8 CXL 17 25 $27,655 $29,265
4-Door Sedan CXS 17 25 $32,380 $34,265
4-Door Sedan 3.7L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 26 $71,843 $77,250
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 4.3L 17 22 $71,843 $77,250
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $80,027 $86,050
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $80,027 $86,050
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 22 $106,160 $114,150
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $118,994 $127,950
4-Door Sedan 6.0L AMG 13 20 $157,170 $169,000
4-Door Sedan 3.7L 17 25 $60,357 $64,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,875
$60,357
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,265
$64,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$421 / month
$1082 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.0 58.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 56.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 41.4 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108 106
Second Hip Room (in) 57.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 59.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 38.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.0 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.5 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 115.6 116.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8 73.0
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 203.2 198.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.0 15.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.47 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) 11.9 x 1.18 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 23.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.2 38.6
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QPX NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code QPX NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 225/55HR17
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) 3764 3980
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 227 @ 3800 258 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code L26 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 197 @ 5200 241 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 - TBD -
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Dr Sedan CX 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Buick Lucerne Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent 4-Link
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) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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