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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Turbo T5 19 25 $31,060 $34,010
4-Door Sedan Automatic HT/LR Turbo GLT 19 27 $30,040 $32,440
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo T5 18 25 $32,035 $34,985
4-Door Sedan Manual 20 29 $24,785 $26,985
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 28 $25,760 $27,960
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 20 29 $27,240 $29,540
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 20 28 $28,215 $30,515
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 21 29 $39,580 $45,500
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $40,450 $46,500
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel 26 34 $36,370 $41,800
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 26 $41,980 $48,250
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 26 $42,850 $49,250
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 25 $44,020 $50,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,785
$36,370
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,985
$41,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$450 / month
$697 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.8 95
Second Hip Room (in) 55.2 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 56.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.8 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 104.9 111.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 70.8
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 185.9 189.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.1 15.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5" x - TBD - 11.4 x 0.4
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) 11.0" x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 21.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 215/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 215/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3152 3640
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15" x 6.5" 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15" x 6.5" 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI Turbocharged EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4700 244 @ 1600-3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/148.6 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 6100 174 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I5 Diesel I6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.07 3.93
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.49
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 3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77 2.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.00 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo S70 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 - 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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