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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 18 25 $37,107 $39,900
RWD 4-Door GLK350 19 25 $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 25 mpg
EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 66.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 108.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 54.7
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50HR19
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Size P235/50HR19
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 525
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4068
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150
Displacement 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 6500
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 273 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
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
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
Body Style Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.4 (Est)
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