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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB 17 24 $56,330 $64,750
4-Door Sedan 3.2L LWB 17 24 $59,160 $68,000
4-Door Sedan 4.2L 15 22 $64,290 $73,900
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 15 21 $76,120 $87,500
4-Door Sedan 6.0L 13 19 $116,800 $134,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,435
$56,330
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,930
$64,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$716 / month
$1079 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Full Size Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 58.1 57.1
Second Leg Room (in) 43.3 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 116.8 108.1
Second Hip Room (in) 57.3 57.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.9 61.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.8
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.8 61.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.9 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 119.7
Liftover Height (in) 26.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.5 74.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.9 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 6.0
Length, Overall (in) 209.8 201.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.0 15.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.4 11.4 x .48
Brake Type Power 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 1.3 12.6 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0 26.4
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.65 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 14.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.7 39.9
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70R15 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4052 4480
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Chrome Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Chrome Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 4000 232 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.6L/279 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5600 228 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.59
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.11 3.45
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Cadillac d'Elegance Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Short/Long Arm 5-Link
 
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