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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel 26 34 $36,370 $41,800
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 21 29 $39,580 $45,500
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $40,450 $46,500
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 26 $41,980 $48,250
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 26 $42,850 $49,250
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 25 $44,020 $50,600
2-Door Coupe (CMI)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 26 $35,377 $38,495
2-Door Coupe Touring 17 26 $39,220 $42,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,370
$35,226
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,800
$38,330
Monthly Payment Estimate
$697 / month
$639 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.9 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 58.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 38.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 57.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.9 57.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 35.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95 99.4
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 189.4 200.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 54.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.9 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 111.5 108.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8 75.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 60.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.3 15.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.4 10.9 x 0.4
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) 11.8 x 1.1 11.9 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 20
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.24 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 40.4
Steering Type Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 2.65
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 42.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 215/55R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 215/55R16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3640 3829
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 770
Engine
Engine Type Diesel I6 Gas V8
Fuel System Turbocharged EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 244 @ 1600-3000 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 174 @ 5000 275 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 26
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode) 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41 1.63
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.00
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 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cadillac Eldorado
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
 
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