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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
5-Door Sedan CSE Turbo Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual CSE 18 26 $34,441 $38,580
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic CSE 21 27 $35,374 $39,625
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,680
$34,441
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,000
$38,580
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1067 / month
$643 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6 37.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.7 57.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.3 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 57.1 38.58
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.1 99.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.2 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.0 -TBD-
Length, Overall (in) 201.3 187.4
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 119.7 105.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.3 70.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.6 23.5
Brakes
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) 11.4 x .48 10.16 X 0.35
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
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 11.02 X 0.98
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.4 17.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.0 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.9 35.7
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/60R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/60R16 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4480 3250
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -TBD-
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 228 @ 5600 225 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 232 @ 3750 252 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.2L/195 2.3L/140
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 26
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.76
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.61
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 3.38
Clutch Size (in) NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.12
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.70
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class Saab 9000
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Beam-Type Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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