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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 6.0L 13 19 $115,060 $132,250
4-Door Sedan 4.2L 15 22 $64,290 $73,900
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 15 21 $76,120 $87,500
4-Door Sedan 3.2L LWB 17 23 $58,550 $67,300
4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB 17 23 $55,680 $64,000
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,680
$39,037
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,000
$42,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1067 / month
$708 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Full Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.3 60.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 57.1 58.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 43.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.1 116.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.5
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.7 60.9
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 38.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 119.7 113.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.3 76.5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 201.3 209.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.6 19.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x .48 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.2 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.4 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.9 41.0
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.83
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 44.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.0 14.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size Full-Size T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/60R16 P225/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4480 4063
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 4.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 770
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 232 @ 3750 295 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 228 @ 5600 300 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 2.96
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.63
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.71
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cadillac Concours
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Short/Long Arm
 
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