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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan CLS550
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CLS550 14 21 $67,332 $72,400
4-Door Sedan CLS63 AMG 12 18 $91,094 $97,950
4-Door Sedan XJ8
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XJ8 16 25 $58,090 $63,835
4-Door Sedan XJ8 L 16 25 $61,275 $67,335
4-Door Sedan Vanden Plas 16 25 $69,238 $76,085
4-Door Sedan XJR 15 22 $76,063 $83,585
4-Door Sedan Super V8 15 22 $85,618 $94,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$67,332
$58,090
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$72,400
$63,835
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1207 / month
$1064 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2010 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is a drama queen of the nicest kind-only visibility and backseat space suffer in its presence. The 2008 Jaguar XJ has a rich interior, good fuel economy, and a light touch, but its dowdy exterior is a major letdown.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.1 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 43.1
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Hip Room (in) 58.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 38.7
Front Head Room (in) 36.9 38.4
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 58.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.3 105
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.1 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 112.4 119.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 82.9 83.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 193.6 200.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 16.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.9 12.8 x 0.8
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.3 12.8 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 22.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 38.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - Variable
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P255/40R19
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/35R18 P255/40R19
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/40R18 P255/40R19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4045 3770
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 19 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 19 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 382 @ 6000 300 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 391 @ 2800 - 4800 310 @ 4100
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.5L/333 4.2L/257
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 (R2 2.23) 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 2.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 4.17
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.52
Trans Type 7 6
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan XJ8
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Jaguar XJ
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-Arm Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) 4-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.6 -
 
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