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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 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $48,872 $52,550
4-Door Wagon 3.5L 18 26 $48,639 $52,300
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 3.5L 18 24 $50,964 $54,800
4-Door Sedan 3.2L CDI 27 37 $47,476 $51,050
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 Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,074 $81,800
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC 5.0L 16 20 $57,660 $62,000
4-Door Wagon 5.5L AMG 15 21 $76,818 $82,600
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,546
$49,176
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,050
$56,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$834 / month
$942 / 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 Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 44.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.2 107.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 189.7 197.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 61.8
Wheelbase (in) 112.4 115.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 61.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 20.2
Brakes
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 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 12.4 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 22.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.8
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 245/45HR17 P225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P225/55HR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 245/45HR17 P225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3703 3990
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 2400-5000 312 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/214 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 268 @ 6000 278 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 18
Transmission
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 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 3.27
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.35
Trans Type 7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Lexus LS 430
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Arm Multilink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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