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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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 7.1
Length, Overall (in) 180.6 183.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 24.3
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5 21.1
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/65R16 P235/65HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4386 4519
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15
Transmission
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
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive AWD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class BMW X5
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Hard Top
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Aluminum 4-Link
 
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