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Selected Style 4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L 15 18 $35,294 $37,950
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 17 $43,152 $46,400
5-Door Wagon 2.7T quattro Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon 2.7T quattro Automatic 16 22 $37,255 $40,250
5-Door Wagon 2.7T quattro Manual 16 23 $37,255 $40,250
5-Door Wagon 4.2L quattro Automatic 16 21 $43,625 $47,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,294
$37,255
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,950
$40,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$633 / month
$671 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 56.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0 99.3
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 37.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 37.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 58.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 5.6
Length, Overall (in) 182.6 189.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.7 60.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 62.4
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 108.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 76.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 62.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.2 - TBD -
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) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 34.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x - TBD - 10.1 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) 11.9 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.0 38.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 19.5 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size 255/60HR17 P225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact P225/55HR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/60HR17 P225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4819 4244
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3000-4500 258 @ 1850
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.7L/227 2.7L/163
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 232 @ 5750 250 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.7 3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.64 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 3.67
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.14 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.00
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Audi allroad
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 8.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Variable Air
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Four Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 8.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Variable Air
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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