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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
X5 4-Door AWD 3.0L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 4-Door AWD 3.0L 15 20 $35,170 $38,900
X5 4-Door AWD 4.4L 13 17 $44,620 $49,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,294
$35,170
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,800
$38,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$597 / month
$648 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Light-Duty Truck
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 39.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 97.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 7.1
Length, Overall (in) 180.6 183.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 69.9 67.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 73.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 40.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 72.5 69.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.2 54.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 39.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 40.4 23.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.93 x 1.02 13.1 x 1.18
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) 11.22 x 0.59 12.8 x 0.47
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 24.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5 21.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37 39.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 3.5
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/65R16 P235/65HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact P235/65HR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/65R16 P235/65HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4386 4519
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 120
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 233 @ 3000-4500 214 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 3.0/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5600 225 @ 5900
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive AWD
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 4.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41 2.80
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.64 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 5.09
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.76
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Hard Top
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class BMW X5
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Aluminum 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Integrated
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Torsion Bar Strut-Type
 
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