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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 AWD Linear
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD Linear 15 21 $35,208 $38,270
4-Door AWD Arc 15 19 $37,048 $40,270
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,294
$35,208
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,950
$38,270
Monthly Payment Estimate
$633 / month
$638 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle AWD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 58.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 58.5
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.0 37.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 182.6 193.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 71.7 68.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 62.1
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 113.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.4 75.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.2 80.1
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 39.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x - TBD - 12.8 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 - 12.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0 22.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 18.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.0 37.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.62 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 19.5 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/60HR17 225/55R18
Spare Tire Size Compact 225/55R18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 255/60HR17 225/55R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 5500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 550
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4819 4770
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 18 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3000-4500 275 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.7L/227 4.2L/256
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 232 @ 5750 275 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.63
Trans Order Code NA AUT
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.7 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 2.64 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 3.06
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.29
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Saab 9-7X
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 8.0 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Air Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 8.0 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil-Over-Shock
 
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