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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 19 25 $34,795 $38,995
2-Door Coupe Automatic 18 25 $35,770 $39,970
2-Door Coupe 5.0L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 5.0L 15 22 $79,950 $91,900
2-Door Coupe 6.0L 13 19 $117,710 $135,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,795
$79,950
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,995
$91,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$650 / month
$1532 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 31.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 66.5 92.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 36.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 61.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.2
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 63.5
Wheelbase (in) 104.9 115.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 75.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 185.7 199.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.1 14.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.8 x .48
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) - TBD - 12.6 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 26.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 38.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 14.56
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/45ZR17 235/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/45ZR17 235/60R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3365 4695
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 143
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 243 @ 2700 347 @ 3900
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.3L/142 5.0L/303
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 236 @ 5100 315 @ 5600
Engine Type Turbo Gas I5 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 15
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.59
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.99 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.00 2.65
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Volvo C70 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Delta-Link 5-Link
 
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