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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4.3L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 24 $64,821 $69,700
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $72,400 $77,850
740iA 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 740iA 17 23 $56,320 $62,400
4-Door Sedan 740iL 17 23 $59,920 $66,400
4-Door Sedan 750iL 13 20 $83,050 $92,100
4-Door Sedan Protection 740iL 17 23 $94,570 $99,400
4-Door Sedan Protection 750iL 13 20 $116,965 $124,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$64,821
$56,320
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$69,700
$62,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1162 / month
$1040 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3 36.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0 100.0
Second Hip Room (in) 58.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 58.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 59.2 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 73.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 203.1 196.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 121.5 115.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x 1.3 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.9 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23 22.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 38.1
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.7
Tires
Rear Tire Size 225/60R16 P235/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/60R16 P235/60HR16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size P235/60R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4090 4255
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size 16 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Engine
Displacement 4.3L/260 4.4L/268
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750 282 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3000-4400 324 @ 3700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 23
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.80
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.82 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59 3.57
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.51
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class BMW 7 Series
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link Independent Strut
 
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