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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan ES 3.5L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Automatic ES 18 25 $23,829 $25,687
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Automatic VR-X 18 25 $25,043 $26,997
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Automatic LS 18 25 $26,377 $28,447
2-Door Coupe 2.3L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 2.3L 19 29 $23,203 $24,950
4-Door Sedan 2.6L 17 26 $28,411 $30,550
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 25 $34,363 $36,950
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AMG 17 22 $46,407 $49,900
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 19 25 $35,758 $38,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,829
$23,203
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,687
$24,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$428 / month
$416 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.8 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 53.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 41.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 54.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.6 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 33.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 100.9 85.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.8 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 5.8
Length, Overall (in) 194.1 178.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.9 55.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 57.6
Wheelbase (in) 107.0 106.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 68.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.2 15.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel, 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x .393 - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x .944 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.7 17.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 35.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.08 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.3 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P215/60R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3439 3305
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5000 192 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 231 @ 4000 200 @ 2500-4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.3L/140
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.72 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 2.61
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.49 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 4.46
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.72
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Summary
Body Style 4-Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Diamante Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Multi-link Independent 5-arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent 3-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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