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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 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
Second Hip Room (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 58.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Channel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0 22.0
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 18.5
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4819 4770
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
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
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz M-Class Saab 9-7X
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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