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Selected Style 4MATIC 4-Door 3.5L
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.5L 15 18 $35,294 $37,950
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 17 $43,152 $46,400
4-Door Wagon S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon S 12 16 $31,240 $34,330
4-Door Wagon SE 12 16 $35,203 $38,685
4-Door Wagon HSE 12 16 $37,023 $40,685
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,294
$31,240
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,950
$34,330
Monthly Payment Estimate
$633 / month
$572 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 16 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 58.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 40.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.3 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 41.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 74.4
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 8.2
Length, Overall (in) 182.6 185.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 47.2
Height, Overall (in) 71.7 76.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 100.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.2 63.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 34.7 40.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
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) 11.2 x - TBD - 11.97 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - TBD - 24.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 19.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39 39.0
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Worm & Roller
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 3.5
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/60HR17 255/65HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/60HR17 255/65HR16
Spare Tire Size Compact 255/65HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 550
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 165
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4819 4576
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 8
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 232 @ 5750 217 @ 4750
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3000-4500 300 @ 2600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.7L/227 4.6L/278
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 16
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive Four-Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.09
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.48
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.54
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 2.48
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 1.21
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Land Rover Discovery
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 8.0 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Panhard Rod
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 8.0 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
 
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