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Selected Style 4-Door AWD
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD 17 21 $29,540 $33,950
4-Door Wagon (CA/NY/MA/CT)
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,540
$47,175
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,950
$54,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$566 / month
$916 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 16 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 57.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 61.3
Passenger Capacity 5 8
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 61.1
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 58.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.0
Third Leg Room (in) - 27.3
Third Hip Room (in) - 56.4
Third Head Room (in) - 36.3
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 61.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 9.8
Length, Overall (in) 180.6 192.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 46.8
Height, Overall (in) 69.9 72.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 63.6
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 112.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 37.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 76.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 63.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 85.4 90.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 42.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 42.75 46.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 40.4 50.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 39.6 51.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.93 x 1.02 12.2 x 1.26
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 12.9 x 0.71
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 25.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 41.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5 19.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37 39.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 3.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/65R16 P275/70R16
Spare Tire Size Compact P275/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/65R16 P275/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 650
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4237 5402
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 16.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 710
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 100
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI SPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 233 @ 3000 320 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195.2 4.7L/287
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5500 230 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 13
Transmission
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 2.393
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41 1.531
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 4.30
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.753
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.64 2.49
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.804
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 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Lexus LX 470 Luxury Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 40
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Live Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 40
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Torsion Bar Variable
 
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