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Selected Style 4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
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Trim

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
4-Door 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD 13 18 $37,392 $40,635
4-Door AWD 13 18 $40,047 $43,585
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,294
$37,392
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,950
$40,635
Monthly Payment Estimate
$633 / month
$677 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 58.3
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 47.3
Third Leg Room (in) - 34.8
Third Hip Room (in) - 45.4
Third Head Room (in) - 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 113.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 33.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 73.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 8.9
Length, Overall (in) 182.6 193.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.7 71.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 41.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 34.7 39.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 78.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.2 78.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 12.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 45.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x - TBD - 12.6 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 - 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0 22.5
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 19.5 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 19.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.0 40.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/60HR17 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/60HR17 P245/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact P245/65R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 730
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 7300
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4819 4834
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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 Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Engine
Displacement 3.7L/227 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 232 @ 5750 302 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3000-4500 300 @ 3250
Engine Order Code NA 99H
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 13
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.54
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.14 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.29
Trans Order Code NA 44V
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.7 3.73
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 3.22
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Lincoln Aviator
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 8.0 .77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 8.0 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Independent SLA
 
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