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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.7L
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L 17 25 $60,357 $64,900
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 26 $71,843 $77,250
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 4.3L 17 22 $71,843 $77,250
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $80,027 $86,050
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $80,027 $86,050
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 22 $106,160 $114,150
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $118,994 $127,950
4-Door Sedan 6.0L AMG 13 20 $157,170 $169,000
750i 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 750i 17 25 $65,520 $71,800
4-Door Sedan 750Li 17 25 $69,160 $75,800
4-Door Sedan 760i 15 22 $101,645 $111,500
4-Door Sedan 760Li 15 22 $108,380 $118,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$60,357
$65,520
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,900
$71,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1082 / month
$1197 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 37.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106 104.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 59.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 74.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 198.5 198.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 62.8
Wheelbase (in) 116.7 117.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 18.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 13.7 x 1.18
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 - 13.6 x 0.94
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.2 23.3
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.07
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.6 39.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 225/55HR17 P245/50VR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/55HR17 P245/50VR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
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) 3980 4486
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 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 - 180
Engine
Displacement 3.7L/227 4.8L/293
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 241 @ 5800 360 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 3000-4500 360 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.52
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.17
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 - N/A
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 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Link Double-Pivot Strut
 
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