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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.5L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 19 27 $46,546 $50,050
4-Door Sedan 3.2L CDI 27 37 $47,476 $51,050
4-Door Wagon 3.5L 18 26 $48,639 $52,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $48,872 $52,550
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $50,964 $54,800
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 17 25 $54,312 $58,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $56,637 $60,900
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $57,660 $62,000
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,074 $81,800
4-Door Wagon 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,818 $82,600
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,546
$44,694
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,050
$51,375
Monthly Payment Estimate
$834 / month
$856 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.2 110.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 189.7 190.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 56.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.4 112.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 12.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 13.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 18.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 13.9-19.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.1
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.7-3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 245/45HR17 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 245/45HR17 P245/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3703 3745
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 268 @ 6000 300 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 2400-5000 325 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/214 4.3L/- TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 (Comfort Mode 2.23) 2.95
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 1.96
Trans Order Code NA A761E
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.80
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 3.30
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.35
Trans Type 7 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Lexus GS 430
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Arm Multilink Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
 
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