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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 27 $44,710 $48,075
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 18 24 $47,035 $50,575
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 20 $52,382 $56,325
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 24 $54,707 $58,825
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $73,052 $78,550
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 19 27 $47,012 $50,550
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.2L 18 23 $49,337 $53,050
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $55,754 $59,950
2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Sport Coupe 1.8L 22 30 $24,041 $25,850
2-Door Sport Coupe 3.2L 19 26 $26,273 $28,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Manual 1.8L 22 30 $27,203 $29,250
4-Door Sedan Sport Automatic 1.8L 23 30 $27,203 $29,250
4-Door Sedan 2.6L 20 25 $30,365 $32,650
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 26 $35,294 $37,950
4-Door Sport Sedan 3.2L 19 26 $34,736 $37,350
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AMG 16 21 $47,802 $51,400
4-Door Wagon 2.6L 20 25 $31,760 $34,150
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 26 $36,689 $39,450
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 2.6L 19 25 $31,481 $33,850
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.2L 19 27 $36,410 $39,150
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 2.6L 19 25 $32,876 $35,350
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.2L 19 27 $37,805 $40,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,710
$24,041
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$48,075
$25,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$801 / month
$431 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.3 84.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.8 45.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 52.8
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 36.3
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 51.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4 52.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 68.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in) 189.7 171.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 54.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.1 57.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.4 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 9.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.24 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.3
Steering Type Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.3
Tires
Rear Tire Size 225/55HR16 P225/45ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/55HR16 P225/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
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) 3691 3250
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 90
Engine
Displacement 3.2L/195 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 221 @ 5600 189 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 232 @ 3000-4800 192 @ 3500-4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 30
Transmission
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.42 2.61
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.95 4.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.72
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Arm Multilink Independent 5-arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link Independent 3-link
 
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