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Selected Style 4-Door 2WD
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD 13 19 $44,421 $48,350
4-Door 4WD 13 18 $47,171 $51,350
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L 15 18 $35,294 $37,950
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 17 $43,152 $46,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,421
$35,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,350
$37,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$806 / month
$633 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) 48.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.5 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 40.3
Third Head Room (in) 35.9 -
Front Hip Room (in) 61.3 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 188.4 105.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) 63.7 -
Second Leg Room (in) 41.9 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 60.1 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 65.1 58.2
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Leg Room (in) 32.2 -
Second Head Room (in) 40.0 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 67.5 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 10.03 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 206.9 182.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 77.8 71.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.5 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 123.2 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 61.2 81.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 34.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.60 x 0.55 11.2 x - TBD -
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) 12.60 x 1.02 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28.0 23.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 19.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size P265/70R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R18 255/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/70R18 255/60HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 890 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8900 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5360 4819
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 710 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 390 @ 3600 254 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.6L/339 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 315 @ 4900 232 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System NA SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 15
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83 3.59
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic w/OD NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.61 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.7
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. NA Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Infiniti QX56 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 8.0
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 8.0
 
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