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Selected Style 2015 Lexus NX RWD 4-Door GLK350
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door GLK350 19 25 $37,107 $39,900
RWD 4-Door GLK350 19 26 $35,247 $37,900
4MATIC 4-Door GLK250 BlueTEC 24 33 $36,642 $39,400
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TCC's Bottom Line With the 2015 NX, Lexus finally has a crossover to take on the mass luxury market--and its striking styling could be a plus. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK offers two great engine options in a baby-SUV shell, but with the comfort and dynamics of a crossover.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 55.4
Front Leg Room (in) - 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 102.9
Front Hip Room (in) - 53.2
Second Leg Room (in) - 35.1
Front Head Room (in) - 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) - 52.5
Passenger Capacity - 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 55.2
Second Head Room (in) - 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) - 66.9
Track Width, Rear (in) - 62.5
Wheelbase (in) - 108.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 74.2
Track Width, Front (in) - 60.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 7.9
Length, Overall (in) - 178.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 35
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 54.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - 16.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 65.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - 37.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 16.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 37.7
Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Front Tire Size - P235/50HR19
Spare Tire Size - Compact
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - P235/50HR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4068
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) - 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 150
Engine
Fuel System - Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 273 @ 3500
Engine Order Code - NA
Displacement - 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 302 @ 6500
Engine Type - Premium Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 19 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 22 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 26 (Est)
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.37
Trans Description Cont. - Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.27
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.92
Trans Type - 7
Drivetrain - Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.86
Trans Order Code - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name - Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
Body Style - Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front - Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Strut
Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 8.3 (Est)
 
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