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Selected Style AWD 4-Door HSE LUX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 17 24 $33,124 $36,400
AWD 4-Door HSE 17 24 $33,124 $36,400
AWD 4-Door HSE LUX 17 24 $33,124 $36,400
RWD 4-Door GLK350
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door GLK350 19 25 $34,494 $37,090
4MATIC 4-Door GLK350 19 24 $36,354 $39,090
4MATIC 4-Door GLK250 BlueTEC N/A N/A $35,703 $38,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,124
$34,494
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,400
$37,090
Monthly Payment Estimate
$607 / month
$618 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line An urbane crossover with real SUV heritage behind it, the 2013 Land Rover LR2 makes street driving more interesting this year with turbo power. It looks more like an authentically rugged SUV, but the improved 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK has carlike road manners and now, better fuel economy with both its gas V-6 and its new turbodiesel four.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle - 4WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 39.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 55.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 35.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.02
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 102.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 177.0 178.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.5 66.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.5 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.7 108.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.9 74.25
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0 60.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 58.9 54.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 39.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 36.0 35.04
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 26.7 23.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 49.1 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 61.8 65.91
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.9
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 17.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 37.7
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/60V18 P235/50R19
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60V18 P235/50R19
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3913 4012
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 19 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 19 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 5500 302 @ 6500
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 3200 273 @ 3500-5250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/122 3.5L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.38
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.92
Trans Type 6 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name Land Rover LR2 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA N/A
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA N/A
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.1 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 5
 
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