Compare 2005 Mercedes-Benz M Class vs 2005 Lincoln Aviator

2005 Mercedes-Benz M Class
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4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
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
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4-Door 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD 13 18 $37,392 $40,635
4-Door AWD 13 18 $40,047 $43,585
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,294
$37,392
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,950
$40,635
Monthly Payment Estimate
$633 / month
$677 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.7 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 57.6
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 53.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 36.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
54.7 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.3
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Third Hip Room (in)
- 45.4
Third Head Room (in)
- 38.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 47.3
Third Leg Room (in)
- 34.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 8.9
Length, Overall (in)
182.6 193.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
71.7 71.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
111.0 113.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 33.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 73.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 60.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 12.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 45.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 41.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.7 39.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 78.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
81.2 78.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.0 22.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 19.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 40.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.62 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
19.5 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
255/60HR17 P245/65R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact P245/65R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
255/60HR17 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 7300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 730
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4819 4834
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
115 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 650
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 3000-4500 300 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA 99H
Displacement
3.7L/227 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
232 @ 5750 302 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 13
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.64 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.22
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.54
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.29
Trans Order Code
NA 44V
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.7 3.73
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz M-Class Lincoln Aviator
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
8.0 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
8.0 .77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32.0

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