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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 3.2L 21 29 $39,580 $45,500
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $40,450 $46,500
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel 26 34 $36,370 $41,800
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 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
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95 99.4
Second Hip Room (in) 55.9 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 58.2
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.3 15.3
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 20
Steering
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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.24 15.6
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3640 3829
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 4.0
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 - Hwy (MPG) 34 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 17
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cadillac Eldorado
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 35
 
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