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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 18 24 $32,186 $36,370
4-Door SUV AWD 18 24 $33,425 $37,770
Pricing
Invoice Price
$75,237
$32,186
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$80,900
$36,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1348 / month
$606 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 14 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.5 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 124 102.5
Second Leg Room (in) 41.9 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 42.2 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 57.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 40.0 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 52.5 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 72.6
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 7.09
Length, Overall (in) 185.6 186.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 77.8 66.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 45.2 38.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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 84.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
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) 12.3 x - TBD - 12.6 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 - 11.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - TBD - 19.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Recir Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.5 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/60VR18 225/65SR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/60VR18 225/65SR17
Spare Tire Size P265/60VR18 225/65SR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 700 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5545 3860
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Rear 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
Displacement 5.0L/303 3.3L/202
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 292 @ 5500 230 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 336 @ 2800 - 4000 242 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 14 24
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.517
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 0.87 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.756
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.378
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.360
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.38 3.478
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.047
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.16 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 4.235
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz G-Class Lexus RX 330
Body Style 4 Door 4-Door SUV
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Rigid Axle Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Dual-Link Strut
 
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