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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 15 25 N/A $66,900
4-Door Sedan S Q4 15 25 N/A $76,900
4-Door Sedan CLS550 RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD CLS550 18 27 $67,053 $72,100
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC CLS550 18 25 $69,378 $74,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC CLS63 AMG 16 22 $92,535 $99,500
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC CLS63 AMG S-Model 16 22 $99,045 $106,500
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$1115 / month
$1202 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Maserati Ghibli brings Quattroporte-like style and elegance to a smaller, more affordable segment. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS retains its fashion-forward look, while adding efficiency and, in AMG form, even more impressive performance.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 27 mpg
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108 104.3
Second Hip Room (in) - 57.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 57.1
Second Head Room (in) - 36.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) - 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) - 58
Second Leg Room (in) - 35
Front Head Room (in) - 36.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 64.4 62.9
Length, Overall (in) 195.7 194.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.1 64.1
Wheelbase (in) 118 113.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.6 74.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.7 15.3
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 12.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 14.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 21.1
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 37
Front Tire Size P235/50YR18 P255/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50YR18 P285/35ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3990 4255
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 18 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 18 X 8.5
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 369 @ 1750 443 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0 L/182 4.7 L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 345 @ 5250 402 @ 5000
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 (Est) 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 (Est) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 (Est) 27
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 4.38
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.92
Trans Type 8 7
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 2.47
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Maserati Ghibli Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.7 (Est) 8.7 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4.0 (Est) -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 180
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