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Selected Style 5-Door LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door LX 16 23 $23,442 $25,860
5-Door EX 16 23 $26,244 $28,960
5-Door EX-L 17 25 $29,181 $32,210
5-Door w/RES EX-L 17 25 $30,626 $33,810
5-Door w/RES & Navi EX-L 17 25 $32,434 $35,810
5-Door Touring 17 25 $36,229 $40,010
5-Door w/PAX Touring 17 25 $36,771 $40,610
RWD 2500 144"
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 2500 144" N/A N/A $37,195 $39,995
RWD 2500 144" N/A N/A $37,195 $39,995
4WD 2500 170" N/A N/A $42,947 $46,180
RWD 2500 170" N/A N/A $42,947 $46,180
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,442
$37,195
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,860
$39,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$431 / month
$667 / month
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TCC’s Bottom Line The 2008 Honda Odyssey melds everyday practicality with fun-to-drive. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter now offers 4x4 for improved all-weather and all-terrain ability, building on its proven strengths as a flexible business vehicle.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Minivan -
Rear Door Type - Split Swing-Out
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 7 12
Third Hip Room (in) 48.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.1 -
Front Leg Room (in) 40.8 -
Third Head Room (in) 38.4 -
Front Hip Room (in) 57.0 -
Third Shoulder Room (in) 61.2 -
Second Leg Room (in) 40.0 -
Front Head Room (in) 40.9 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 171.4 -
Second Hip Room (in) 64.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.5 -
Third Leg Room (in) 41.1 -
Second Head Room (in) 40.0 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 66.7 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - -
Length, Overall (in) 202.1 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 68.8 96.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 66.8 -
Wheelbase (in) 118.1 144.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.1 79.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 27.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 63.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 128.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 147.4 68.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - 32.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 38.4 68.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 53.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 128.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 91.1 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 70.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - 68.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - -
Brake Type Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x - TBD - -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.0 26.4
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 47.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.44 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA RH8
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/6T5R16 LT245/75R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA RH8
Front Tire Size P235/65TR16 LT245/75R16
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 5556
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 662
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 6084
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 662
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4385 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 5360
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 13550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 3970
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 8550
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Full-Size
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.2 -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 850
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - 850
Engine
Fuel System MPFI Diesel Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 5000 265 @ 1400
Engine Order Code NA MG3
Displacement 3.5L/212 2.1 L/131
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 244 @ 5750 161 @ 3800
Engine Type Gas V6 Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4
Engine Oil Cooler - None
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 -
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.70 4.38
Clutch Size (in) NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.07 1.92
Trans Type 5 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.54 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 2.86
Trans Order Code NA G42
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - No
Trans PTO Access - No
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Passenger Van 144" WB RWD
Vehicle Name Honda Odyssey Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Vans
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 5360
Axle Type - Rear - Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.92
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3970
Axle Type - Front - Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - 3.92
Doors
Side Door Type - Sliding
 
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