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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 Manual
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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 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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 -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 19.5 - TBD -
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/60HR17 P225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/60HR17 P225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact P225/55HR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4819 4178
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 150
Engine
Displacement 3.7L/227 2.7L/163
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 232 @ 5750 250 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3000-4500 258 @ 1850
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 23
Transmission
Trans Type 5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.7 4.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.07
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.64 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 3.75
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.42
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Audi allroad
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 8.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Variable Air
 
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