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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
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 58.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.0 - TBD -
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
Third Head Room (in) - 36.3
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 61.1
Third Leg Room (in) - 27.3
Third Hip Room (in) - 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 63.6
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 112.2
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 34.7 55.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 51.9
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
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.0 25.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 3.8
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4786 5401
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 16 x 8
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
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
Displacement 3.2L/195 4.7L/284.6
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 16
Transmission
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 1.0
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Lexus LX 470
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 40
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
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
 
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