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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon 2.4L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon 2.4L 22 30 $26,197 $27,870
5-Door Wagon 2.4L Turbo 20 26 $29,017 $30,870
5-Door Wagon AWD 2.5L Turbo 18 25 $30,662 $32,620
5-Door Wagon 2.3L Turbo 20 26 $31,837 $33,870
5-Door Wagon AWD 2.5L Turbo XC70 18 25 $31,837 $33,870
4-Door Sedan 3.2L
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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
$26,197
$43,664
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,870
$46,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$465 / month
$783 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98 97.3
Second Hip Room (in) 54.8 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 56.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.8 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.0 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 185.4 190.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 57.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 112.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71.5 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 37.5 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 15.9
Brakes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 21.1
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size 195/65HR15 225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 195/65HR15 225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3300 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3525 3635
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 16 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 168 @ 6000 221 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4500 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
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) - TBD - - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Volvo V70 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style 5dr Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multilink Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut 4-Link
 
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