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Selected Style 4-Door AWD 3.2L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD 3.2L 17 21 $33,294 $35,800
4-Door AWD 4.3L 16 20 $41,106 $44,200
4-Door AWD 5.5L AMG 14 17 $61,287 $65,900
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 17 23 $30,621 $34,370
4-Door SUV w/Navigation 17 23 $32,401 $36,370
4-Door SUV Touring Pkg 17 23 $32,935 $36,970
4-Door SUV w/Navigation Touring Pkg 17 23 $34,715 $38,970
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,294
$30,621
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,800
$34,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$597 / month
$573 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Special Purpose Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 61.1
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 161.5
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 37.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 61.2
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39.0
Third Hip Room (in) - 48.5
Third Head Room (in) - 36.3
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 58.6
Third Leg Room (in) - 29.3
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 42.6
Height, Overall (in) 69.9 68.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 66.5
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 33.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 76.3
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 180.6 188.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 14.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 48.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 39.6 53.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 40.4 49.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.4 35.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 72.5 74.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.2 81.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.22 x 0.59 12.3 x 0.4
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) 11.93 x 1.02 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 19.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37 37.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 3.22
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5 16.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact 155/90R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/65R16 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/65R16 P235/65R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4386 4328
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 9.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 233 @ 3000-4500 245 @ 3000-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 3.5L/214
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5600 240 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.64 - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.563
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.021
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.520
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive 4 Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 1.846
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41 1.552
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 4.428
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.727
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Acura MDX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Trailing Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Torsion Bar w/L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
 
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