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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 5.0L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 5.0L 15 22 $79,950 $91,900
2-Door Coupe 6.0L 13 19 $117,710 $135,300
2-Door Coupe Manual
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 19 25 $34,795 $38,995
2-Door Coupe Automatic 18 25 $35,770 $39,970
Pricing
Invoice Price
$79,950
$34,795
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$91,900
$38,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1532 / month
$650 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.6
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 52.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 31.5 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 36.5 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.7 66.5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.7 55.5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 199.4 185.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.5 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 115.9 104.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.3 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 5.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.2 13.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x .48 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.2 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.4 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.3 38.4
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.56 16.8
Tires
Front Tire Size 235/60R16 225/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 235/60R16 225/45ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4695 3365
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 143 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 520
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Turbo Gas I5
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 347 @ 3900 243 @ 2700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.0L/303 2.3L/142
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 315 @ 5600 236 @ 5100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 4.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 3.07
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.19
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.70
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) 2.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.77
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Volvo C70
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Delta-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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