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2011 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Hybrid
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2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Hybrid
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
27.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
6 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Hybrid
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
163 combined
302 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
365 combined
273 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.9 ft
41 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
19" x 8.0"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
19" x 8.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone w/stabilizer bar
Independent
Rear Suspension
4-Arm multilink w/stabilizer bar
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65R17
P255/50R19
Rear Tire
P235/65R17
P255/50R19
Spare Tire
Compact
P195/75R18

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
18 MPG
City
20 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
24 MPG
21 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 Tons/yr
10.2 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
27.2 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
544 miles
337.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
652.8 miles
443.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
188.2 in
203.1 in
Height
71.5 in
65.4 in
Max Width
76.3 in
85.4 in
Front Width
64 in
65.5 in
Rear Width
64.1 in
65 in
Wheelbase
114.7 in
126.6 in
Ground Clearance
8.3 in
5.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
6 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.9 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.8 in
60.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
58.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
40 in
36.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.8 in
40.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.8 in
59.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
58.3 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
32.4 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
37.2 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
52.8 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
5,247 lbs
5,622 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
72.4 ft³
85 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.4 ft³
42.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
15.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ash, Leather seat trim
  • Ash, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Black, Leather seat trim
  • Black, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Cashmere, Leather seat trim
  • Cashmere, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Almond Beige, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Ash, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Black, MB-Tex seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Almond Beige, Leather seat trim
  • Almond Beige/Black, Leather seat trim
  • Ash, Leather seat trim
  • Ash/Black, Leather seat trim
  • Black, Leather seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Optional
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Optional
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Optional
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Optional
Seat Memory
Optional
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Start
Optional
Optional
Telematics
Standard
Optional

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Optional
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
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
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Emissions
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Long Term California
7 Years / 70,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
Short Term California
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
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