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Selected Style 4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 12 14 $75,237 $80,900
4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L AMG 12 14 N/A $104,500
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 13 17 $58,631 $67,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$75,237
$58,631
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$80,900
$67,395
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1348 / month
$1123 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 14 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 41.9 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 42.2 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 57.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 61.3
Passenger Capacity 5 8
Second Head Room (in) 40.0 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 61.1
Front Leg Room (in) 52.5 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.5 58.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 124 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 61.1
Third Leg Room (in) - 27.3
Third Hip Room (in) - 56.4
Third Head Room (in) - 36.3
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 76.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 9.8
Length, Overall (in) 185.6 192.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 77.8 72.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 63.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 112.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 79.5 90.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 19.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 45.2 55.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - 12.2 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 12.8 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) - TBD - 25.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 12.4/18.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.5 39.1
Steering Type Pwr Recir Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 2.4/- TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P265/60VR18 P275/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/60VR18 P275/60HR18
Spare Tire Size P265/60VR18 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 700 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 6500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7000 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 650
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5545 5590
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 18 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 16.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 292 @ 5500 275 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 336 @ 2800 - 4000 332 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.0L/303 4.7L/285
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 14 17
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.04
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.38 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.16 2.49
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 3.52
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 0.87 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.72
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz G-Class Lexus LX 470
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid Axle Live Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Rigid Axle Independent
 
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