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BMW M3 CS
2018 BMW M3 CS
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$98,250
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8.0
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Mercedes-AMG CLS 53
2020 Mercedes-AMG CLS 53
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$81,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.5
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Overview

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo Inline-6 Gas
3.0-liter Turbo Inline-6 Hybrid
Horsepower
453 hp @ 6250 rpm
429 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
443 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
40 ft
39.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 9"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 10"
19" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Multi-Link
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/35YR19
P245/40ZR19
Rear Tire
P285/30YR20
P275/35ZR19

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
19 MPG
23 MPG
City
16 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
254.4 miles
443.1 miles
Cruising Range Highway
349.8 miles
569.7 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.5 in
199.1 in
Height
56.1 in
56 in
Max Width
73.9 in
74.4 in
Front Width
62.2 in
64.8 in
Rear Width
63.1 in
64.5 in
Wheelbase
110.7 in
115.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
3.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
41.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.3 in
36.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
58.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
35 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.7 in
35.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
56.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
58.6 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,494 lbs
4,447 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12 ft³
11.9 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Alpine White
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • San Marino Blue Metallic
  • Frozen Dark Blue II
  • Lime Rock Grey
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black/Silverstone, Full Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Black DINAMICA w/Red, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • designo Black/Titanium, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Macchiato Beige, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Bengal Red/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Grey Stitching, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Magma Gry, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Espresso Brown, Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Optional
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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