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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door N/A N/A $44,956 $48,745
4WD 4-Door 12 18 $47,566 $51,645
4MATIC 4-Door 3.0L CDI
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.0L CDI 18 24 $49,662 $53,400
4MATIC 4-Door 4.6L 13 18 $51,987 $55,900
4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L 13 17 $71,959 $77,375
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,956
$49,662
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,745
$53,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$812 / month
$890 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Lincoln Navigator has more going for it than bling. The 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class is a superior sport-ute with lots of room and power.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) 37.7 34.0
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 40.6
Third Hip Room (in) 50.1 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 63.7 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.1 43.0
Third Head Room (in) 37.5 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) 60.2 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 159.6 143
Third Shoulder Room (in) 51.9 50.5
Second Leg Room (in) 39.1 40.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 40.1
Second Hip Room (in) 59.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.3 58.3
Passenger Capacity 7 7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.8 76.0
Track Width, Front (in) 67.0 65.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 9.2 7.9 (10.9 w/Air Suspension)
Length, Overall (in) 208.4 200.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 78.3 72.4 - 75.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 67.2 65.1
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 121.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 31.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 83.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 103.3 83.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - 18.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 18.1 14.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 40.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 51.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 54.4 43.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
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 x - TBD - 13.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28 26.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.83 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P255/70R18 P265/60R18
Spare Tire Size 17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code T22 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/70R18 P265/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code T22 NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6000 7500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5977 5296
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SEFI CDI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 365 @ 3750 398 @ 1600 - 2800
Engine Order Code 995 NA
Displacement 5.4L/330 3.0L/182.3
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5000 215 @ 3800
Engine Type Gas V8 Diesel V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.38
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.92
Trans Type 6 7
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.42 (Comfort Mode: 2.23)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.86
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.45
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Lincoln Navigator Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 4-Arm Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) multi-link w/Spring-Struts
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA w/Spring-Struts
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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