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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 20 27 $38,980 $44,800
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel 26 33 $34,710 $39,900
4-Door Sedan 4.2L 18 25 $43,410 $49,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,340
$34,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,735
$39,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$596 / month
$665 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.2 95
Second Hip Room (in) 56.2 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.1 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.6 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 111.5
Liftover Height (in) 30.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 70.8
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 205.4 189.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.1 15.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.43 11.4 x .4
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) 10.83 x 1.27 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel 4 Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.9 37.1
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 15.24
Tires
Spare Tire Size T125/70R16 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/60R16 215/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/60R16 215/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3958 3538
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 Full-Size
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.2 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 90.0
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 970 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 260 @ 4400 155 @ 2600
Engine Order Code L47 NA
Displacement 4.0L/244 3.0L/182.7
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 250 @ 5600 134 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas V8 Diesel I6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.48 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96 3.59
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.13 3.16 (1.93 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.19
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Aurora Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 - TBD -
 
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