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Selected Style 4-Door AWD Linear
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD Linear 15 21 $35,208 $38,270
4-Door AWD Arc 15 19 $37,048 $40,270
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L 15 18 $35,294 $37,950
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 17 $43,152 $46,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,208
$35,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,270
$37,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$638 / month
$633 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification AWD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 105.0
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 58.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 193.2 182.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.5 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 39.8 34.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 81.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 x - TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 11.2 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 23.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 19.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 39.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/55R18 255/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/55R18 255/60HR17
Spare Tire Size 225/55R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 550 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4770 4819
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 115
Engine
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000 232 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 254 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.19
Trans Order Code AUT NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.7
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.59
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saab 9-7X Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 8.0
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil-Over-Shock w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 8.0
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Air Suspension w/Coil Springs
 
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