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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 2.9L
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.9L 20 28 $34,267 $36,455
4-Door Sedan 2.9L Twin Turbo 19 26 $41,298 $43,935
4-Door Sedan 2.9L Twin Turbo Elite 19 26 $44,175 $46,995
4-Door Sedan 3.2L
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Engine

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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 27 $43,664 $46,950
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $51,011 $54,850
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $45,803 $49,250
4-Door Wagon AWD 3.2L 19 26 $48,453 $52,100
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $70,680 $76,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,267
$43,664
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,455
$46,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$608 / month
$783 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.3 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99 97.3
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58 56.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 109.9 112.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.3 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 189.8 190.3
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 57.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.4 15.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.4 x 0.4
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 21.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 215/55HR16 225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 215/55HR16 225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3576 3635
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 3900 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.9L/177 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 194 @ 5200 221 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo S80 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style 4 Dr Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multilink Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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