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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 3.7L
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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
4-Door Sedan w/1SB
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/1SB 17 25 $38,517 $41,195
4-Door Sedan w/1SC 17 25 $40,854 $43,695
4-Door Sedan w/1SD 17 25 $44,594 $47,695
4-Door Sedan w/1SE 17 24 $46,464 $49,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$60,357
$38,517
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,900
$41,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1082 / month
$687 / 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 Full Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 42.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106 105.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 60.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 38.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 59.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 74.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 198.5 207.6
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 57.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 116.7 115.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 18.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 12.7 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 - 11.5 x 0.47
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 2.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.6 44
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 225/55HR17 P235/55SR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA QJA
Front Tire Size 225/55HR17 P235/55SR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QJA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3980 4009
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 17 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) - TBD - 150
Engine
Displacement 3.7L/227 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 241 @ 5800 275 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 258 @ 3000-4500 292 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LD8
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 - 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.96
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cadillac DTS
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.14
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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