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Selected Style 4MATIC 4-Door 3.0L CDI
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 4.7L 15 19 $51,057 $54,900
4MATIC 4-Door 3.0L CDI 18 23 $48,732 $52,400
AWD 4-Door 3.0si
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 3.0si 17 23 $42,230 $45,900
AWD 4-Door 4.8i 15 21 $50,140 $54,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,732
$42,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,400
$45,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$873 / month
$765 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) 38.5 NA
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 143 102.4
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.5 NA
Second Leg Room (in) 40.0 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.1 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 60.0
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Leg Room (in) 34.0 NA
Second Head Room (in) 40.6 39.0
Third Hip Room (in) - TBD - NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 58.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 40.0
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 200.3 191.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 72.4 69.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.1 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 121.1 115.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.6 76.1
Track Width, Front (in) 65.0 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 (10.9 w/Air Suspension) 8.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 10.6 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 51.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 43.8 21.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 31.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 83.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 83.3 61.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 18.9 NA
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.8 x - TBD - 13.1 x 1.18
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) 13.0 x - TBD - 12.6 x 0.79
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.4 22.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.6 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 42.0
Steering Type Speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 265/60R18 P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 265/60R18 P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 6000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5296 4982
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 180
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/182.3 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 3800 260 @ 6600
Engine Type Diesel V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SMPI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 398 @ 1400 - 2800 225 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 23
Transmission
Trans Type 7 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 (Comfort Mode: 2.23) 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 4.17
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.52
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz GL-Class BMW X5
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Spring-Struts Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Arm Multilink 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Spring-Struts Integrated
 
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