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1999 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel 26 36 $36,890 $42,400
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 21 30 $40,190 $46,200
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 28 $41,060 $47,200
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 28 $42,620 $48,990
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 26 $43,490 $49,990
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 19 26 $44,630 $51,300
4-Door Sedan 5.4L AMG 16 23 $60,120 $69,100
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic 17 26 $50,757 $57,400
4-Door Sedan 4.2L Automatic Quattro AWD 17 25 $57,445 $65,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,890
$50,757
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,400
$57,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$707 / month
$957 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 38.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95 99.8
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 38.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.9 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
111.5 113.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 74.0
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.8
Length, Overall (in)
189.4 198.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.3 17.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.4 9.6 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
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 12.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 23.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.2 40.2
Steering Type
Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.3 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.24 15.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P225/60R16
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
Front Tire Size
215/55R16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3640 3682
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
100 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Turbocharged EMFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
244 @ 1600-3000 235 @ 2700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
174 @ 4400 230 @ 5500
Engine Type
Diesel I6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.091
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.665
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.407
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.742
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode) 4.096
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 1.999
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Audi A8
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Trapezoidal link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Track-Rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -

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