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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 16 23 $81,375 $87,500
2-Door Coupe 6.0L 15 23 $108,996 $117,200
2-Door Coupe 5.5L AMG 16 22 $92,535 $99,500
2-Door Coupe 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 3.2L 19 29 $25,507 $27,980
2-Door Coupe 3.2L w/Navigation 19 29 $27,329 $29,980
2-Door Coupe 3.2L Type S 19 29 $27,648 $30,330
2-Door Coupe 3.2L w/Navigation Type S 19 29 $29,469 $32,330
Pricing
Invoice Price
$81,375
$25,507
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$87,500
$27,980
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1458 / month
$466 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 59.9 52.9
Second Leg Room (in) 30.8 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 36.9 37.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.5 90.0
Second Hip Room (in) 56.5 50.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3 56.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 36.7
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 54.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 113.6 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 70.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 196.6 192.0
Height, Overall (in) 55.0 55.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.3 13.6
Brakes
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) 13.1 x 1.3 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.9 11.1 x .35
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.3 17.2
Steering
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion Variable pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.06
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.83 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.6 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/55ZR17 P205/60VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/55ZR17 P205/60VR16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size 135/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4115 3470
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 143 105
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 339 @ 2700 - 4250 217 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.0L/303 3.2L/196
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 5600 225 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 2.563
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.021
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.470
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) 1.846
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.551
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 4.428
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.653
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Acura CL
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Dr Cpe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
 
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