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Selected Style 4-Door 2.5L Turbo
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.5L Turbo 18 23 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.5L Turbo w/Sunroof 18 23 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.5L Turbo w/Sunroof/3rd Row 18 23 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.5L Turbo AWD 17 22 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.5L Turbo AWD w/Sunroof 17 22 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.5L Turbo AWD w/Sunroof/3rd 17 22 $33,208 $35,290
4-Door 2.9L Twin Turbo AWD 15 20 $39,092 $41,550
4-Door 2.9L Twin Turbo AWD w/3rd Row 15 20 $39,092 $41,550
4-Door 4.4L AWD w/3rd Row 15 20 $42,706 $45,395
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L 15 18 $35,294 $37,950
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 17 $43,152 $46,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,208
$35,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,290
$37,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$588 / month
$633 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 40.1 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.6 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 39.5 39.7
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.0 40.3
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101 105.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.9 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 112.6 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 72.4
Track Width, Front (in) 64.3 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.9 8.7
Length, Overall (in) 188.9 182.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 70.2 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 41.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 21.6 34.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 74.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 84.9 81.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x - TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
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) 12.1 x - TBD - 11.2 x - TBD -
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) 21.1 23.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 19.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.62
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 235/65R17 255/60HR17
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 235/65R17 255/60HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4450 4819
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 115
Engine
Engine Type Turbo Gas I5 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 236 @ 1500 - 4500 254 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/153 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 208 @ 5000 232 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 18
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.03 2.19
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.7
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic, Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.66 3.59
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.98 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again Geartronic NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Volvo XC90 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 8.0
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 8.0
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multilink Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
 
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