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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 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
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 42.4
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
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 110
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 - City (MPG) 15 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 18
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
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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