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Selected Style 4-Door AWD
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Body Style

Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD 17 21 $29,540 $33,950
4-Door Wagon 4WD
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 4WD 15 19 $32,250 $36,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,540
$32,250
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,950
$36,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$566 / month
$605 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 56.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 40.8
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 53.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105 105.3
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 39.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 180.6 187.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.9 72.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 108.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 85.4 90.2
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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 42.75 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 40.4 43.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 39.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.22 x 0.59 12.3 x 0.71
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.93 x 1.02 11.0 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 22.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37 38.1
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr-Assisted
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 3.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/65R16 P245/70R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/65R16 P245/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4237 4615
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16" x 7.0"
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16" x 7.0"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 11.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -TBD-
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 233 @ 3000 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195.2 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5500 215 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 4.300
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.723
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.64 3.480
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.856
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.000
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 1.000
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive Four-Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 2.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41 1.618
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Acura SLX
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Torsion Bar w/Torsion Bar
 
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