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Selected Style 2015 Lexus NX RWD 4-Door GLK350
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door GLK350 19 25 $35,247 $37,900
4MATIC 4-Door GLK250 BlueTEC 24 33 $36,642 $39,400
4MATIC 4-Door GLK350 18 25 $37,107 $39,900
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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 25 mpg
EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
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
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7
Steering Type Rack-Pinion
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
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
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
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150
Fuel System Gasoline Direct 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
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25
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
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
Body Style Sport Utility
Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.4 (Est)
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