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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan 2.3L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3L 23 30 $26,490 $30,450
4-Door Sedan 2.8L 21 27 $30,800 $35,400
4-Door Sedan 4.3L AMG 17 22 $45,890 $52,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,600
$26,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,300
$30,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$572 / month
$508 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 34.7 32.8
Front Head Room (in) 37.4 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 88
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 52.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.5 54.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7 57.6
Wheelbase (in) 109.1 105.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 67.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.2 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.8 177.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 56.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.6 12.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.06 x - TBD - 10.2 x 0.35
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 - 11.2 x 0.47
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel, 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.8 16.4
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.5 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 15.85
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.8 35.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55VR16 205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55VR16 205/60R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3461 3250
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 199 @ 4100 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.9L/178 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 181 @ 5200 147 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.80 3.93
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10 1.49
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 2.41
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sdn 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Volvo S90 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Struts Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Multi-Leaf 5-Link
 
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