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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
4-Door Wagon SD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon SD 13 17 $29,685 $33,350
4-Door Wagon LE 13 17 $30,570 $34,350
4-Door Wagon SE 13 17 $32,706 $36,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,294
$29,685
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,800
$33,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$597 / month
$556 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 40.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.4
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 8.2
Length, Overall (in) 180.6 185.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 47.2
Height, Overall (in) 69.9 76.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 100.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 41.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 74.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.2 63.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
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 40.5
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 - 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 12.0 x - TBD -
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 11.7 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 24.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5 19.3 - 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37 39.0
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Worm & Roller
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/65R16 255/65HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact 255/65HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/65R16 255/65HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 550
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4386 4630
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 16 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 233 @ 3000-4500 250 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 4.0L/241
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5600 188 @ 4750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 13
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.64 3.27
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93 2.48
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 1.21
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive Four-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 2.09
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41 1.48
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Land Rover Discovery Series II
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.20
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Trailing Arms
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Watt's Linkage
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Radius Arms
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Torsion Bar w/Panhard Rod
 
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