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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 3.2L
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Body Style

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 21 29 $35,320 $40,600
2-Door Cabriolet 19 28 $41,060 $47,200
2-Door Hardtop
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $33,967 $38,820
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $39,567 $45,220
2-Door Hardtop 18 28 $33,530 $38,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,320
$33,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,600
$38,320
Monthly Payment Estimate
$677 / month
$639 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 54.2
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.7 51.7
Front Head Room (in) 36.9 37.8
Second Hip Room (in) 45.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 55.3
Second Head Room (in) 35.6 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.4 -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 104.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.8 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 62.03
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 1.44
Length, Overall (in) 180.2 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 54.0 47.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.0 24.8
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x .39 11.8 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 19.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.85 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 40.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/55HR16 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/55HR16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size 205/55HR16 NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3240 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 100 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 229 @ 3000-4600 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 3.2L/195 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5700 345 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.66
Clutch Size (in) N/A 11.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.30
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode) 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41 1.78
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Hardtop
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs 5-Link
 
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