Compare 2005 Land Rover LR3 vs 2005 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2005 Land Rover LR3
2005 Mercedes-Benz M Class
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4-Door Wagon
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 14 19 $34,839 $38,285
4-Door Wagon SE 14 18 $40,340 $44,330
4-Door Wagon HSE 14 18 $44,890 $49,330
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4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
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
$34,839
$35,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,285
$37,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$638 / month
$633 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 105.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 58.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
42.4 39.7
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.4 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.3 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
190.9 182.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
74.1 71.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.5 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
113.6 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
45.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.1-44.5 34.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
48.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
72.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
87.4-90.3 81.2
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 x - TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x - TBD - 11.2 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.8 23.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.3 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 19.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.6 39.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
255/60HR18 255/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
255/60HR18 255/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
175/80R19 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
550 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
550 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1650 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7700 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5135 4819
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 115
Engine
Displacement
4.0L/244 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
216 @ -TBD- 232 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
269 @ 3000 254 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.7
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.93 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.59
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Land Rover LR3 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double-Wishbone w/Coil Springs

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