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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
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door S 14 18 $48,765 $55,900
4-Door Turbo 13 18 $77,657 $88,900
4-Door 15 19 $37,384 $42,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,294
$37,384
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,950
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$633 / month
$715 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 56.7
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 57.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 58.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 71.7 66.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 65.75
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 112.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 75.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 65.16
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 8.54
Length, Overall (in) 182.6 188.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 34.7 19.07
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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 62.51
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 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x - TBD - 13.00 x 1.10
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) 11.9 x - TBD - 13.00 x - TBD -
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) - TBD - 26.4
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/60HR17 P235/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P255/60HR17 P235/65R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 771
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 7716
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4819 4784
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3000-4500 228 @ 2500-5500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.7L/227 3.2L/194
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 232 @ 5750 247 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.56
Trans Type 5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain 4 Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.37
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 4.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.16
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.64 2.7
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.15
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Porsche Cayenne
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 8.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 8.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Independent
 
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