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Selected Style 4-Door LE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door LE 14 17 $31,150 $35,000
4-Door LSE 14 17 $33,820 $38,000
4-Door AWD
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD 17 21 $29,540 $33,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,150
$29,540
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,000
$33,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$583 / month
$566 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose 4WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 57.9
Front Leg Room (in) 38.5 40.3
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 58.9 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 105
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 58.9 54.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 58.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 39.2 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1 8.4
Length, Overall (in) 178.7 180.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 60.6 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 77.4 69.9
Liftover Height (in) 29.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 100.0 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 41.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 72.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.8 85.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 42.75
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 45.8 40.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 39.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 45.8 40
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.22 x 0.59
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) - TBD - 11.93 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.4 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 37
Steering Type Pwr Worm & Roller Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.3 18.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size 235/70HR16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 235/70HR16 255/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 235/70HR16 255/65R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4465 4237
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 233 @ 3000 233 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/241 3.2L/195.2
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 4750 215 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48 3.93
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.49
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.21 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Four-Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.09 3.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 2.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.69
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 3.32 2.64
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Land Rover Discovery Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Trailing Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Coil springs w/ Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Radius arms w/Torsion Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 80 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil springs w/ Double Wishbone
 
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