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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 26 $70,029 $75,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 4.3L 17 22 $70,029 $75,300
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan AMG 14 22 $103,558 $111,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $116,018 $124,750
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 26 $42,131 $46,045
4-Door Sedan w/Livery Pkg 18 26 $42,483 $46,430
4-Door Sedan DHS 18 26 $47,214 $51,600
4-Door Sedan DTS 17 24 $47,214 $51,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$70,029
$42,131
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,300
$46,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1255 / month
$767 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Full Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3 43.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0 115.3
Second Hip Room (in) 59.4 56.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 60.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 38.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 60.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 59.9 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73 74.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62 62.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in) 203 207.2
Height, Overall (in) 57 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 122 115.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 19.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 11.93 x 1.26
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 - TBD - 11.69 x 0.43
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.2 18
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.25
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.8 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 40.2
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 225/55HR17 P225/60SR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QPX
Front Tire Size 225/55HR17 P225/60SR16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QPX
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4160 3978
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 150
Engine
Displacement 4.3L/260 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750 275 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3000-4400 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LD8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.00
Trans Type 7 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 2.96
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cadillac DeVille
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Link Independent
 
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