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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 15 19 $33,759 $36,300
4-Door AWD 5.0L 14 17 $41,804 $44,950
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 13 16 $53,813 $61,855
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,759
$53,813
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,300
$61,855
Monthly Payment Estimate
$605 / month
$1031 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 16 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 57.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 61.3
Passenger Capacity 5 8
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 39.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 61.1
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 58.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.0 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 61.1
Third Leg Room (in) - 27.3
Third Hip Room (in) - 56.4
Third Head Room (in) - 36.3
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 37.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 76.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 9.8
Length, Overall (in) 182.6 192.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 46.8
Height, Overall (in) 71.7 72.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 63.6
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 112.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 63.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.2 90.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 19.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 42.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 46.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 34.7 55.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 51.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x - TBD - 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 - TBD - 12.8 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) 25.0 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) 39 39.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 3.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/60HR17 P275/70HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/60HR17 P275/70HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact P275/70HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 650
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4786 5401
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.3 16.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 100 710
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5600 230 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 229 @ 3000-4800 320 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 4.7L/284.6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 16
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 2.393
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.42 1.531
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 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 - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.95 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 1.0
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Lexus LX 470
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Torsion Bar Variable
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
 
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