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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 3.2L 21 29 $38,688 $41,600
2-Door Cabriolet 3.2L 19 28 $44,733 $48,100
2-Door Coupe 4.3L 18 25 $45,663 $49,100
2-Door Cabriolet 4.3L 17 24 $51,708 $55,600
2-Door Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,688
$38,049
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,600
$43,805
Monthly Payment Estimate
$693 / month
$730 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.6 36.1
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.4 52.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 44.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 31.1 27.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81 75.4
Front Head Room (in) 36.9 38.3
Second Hip Room (in) 45.9 39.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 56.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 180.2 192.5
Height, Overall (in) 54.0 53.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 105.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 30.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.8 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.0 9.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x .39 12.0 x 0.63
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) 11.7 x 1.1 11.6 x 1.26
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 20.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.85 17.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.1 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.1
Tires
Front Tire Size 205/55HR16 P225/55VR16
Spare Tire Size 205/55HR16 P225/55VR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/55HR16 P225/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 160
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3240 3560
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 100 582
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 229 @ 3000-4600 220 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5700 225 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode) 2.393
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41 1.531
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 4.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.705
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.804
Clutch Size (in) N/A NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.000
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class Lexus SC 300
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.18
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 25
 
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