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Mercedes-Benz R-Class
2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
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$52,690
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Porsche Cayenne
2022 Porsche Cayenne
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$69,000
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Saab 9-7X
2009 Saab 9-7X
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$42,615
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Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
3.0L Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
4.2L Inline-6 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 14 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.7 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22 gallons
Seating Capacity
6 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
3.0L Turbo V6 Gas
4.2L Inline-6 Gas
Horsepower
302 hp @ 6500 rpm
335 hp @ 5300 rpm
285 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
332 lb-ft @ 1340 rpm
276 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
5,622 lbs
4,582 lbs
4,720 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
7,700 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
20 MPG
16 MPG
City
16 MPG
19 MPG
14 MPG
Highway
21 MPG
23 MPG
20 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.2 Tons/yr
8.8 (2021) Tons/yr
N/A
EPA rating
3
N/A
3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
23.7 gallons
22 gallons
Cruising Range City
337.6 miles
450.3 miles
308 miles
Cruising Range Highway
443.1 miles
545.1 miles
440 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
203.1 in
193.7 in
193.2 in
Height
65.4 in
66.8 in
68.5 in
Max Width
85.4 in
78.1 in
75.4 in
Front Width
65.5 in
66.2 in
62.7 in
Rear Width
65 in
65.9 in
62 in
Wheelbase
126.6 in
114 in
113 in
Ground Clearance
5.8 in
N/A
7.72 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
6 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
39.8 in
N/A
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.8 in
N/A
38.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
60.3 in
N/A
58.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
55.5 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.2 in
N/A
37.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.4 in
N/A
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.6 in
N/A
58.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
58.1 in
Third Row Leg Room
32.4 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Headroom
37.2 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
52.8 in
N/A
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
85 ft³
60.3 ft³
80.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
42.2 ft³
27.2 ft³
39.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.2 ft³
27.2 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
41 ft
39.8 ft
37.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.0"
19" x 8.5"
18" x 8.0"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8.0"
19" x 9.5"
18" x 8.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
N/A
Independent
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A
5-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/50R19
P255/55VR19
P255/55R18
Rear Tire
P255/50R19
P275/50VR19
P255/55R18
Spare Tire
P195/75R18
Compact
P255/60R17

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black
  • White
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Carrara White Metallic
  • Dolomite Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Mahogany Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Quartzite Grey Metallic
  • Carmine Red
  • Cashmere Beige Metallic
  • Chalk
  • Custom Color
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Almond Beige, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Ash, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Black, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Slate Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Carbon Black, Leather-appointed Seat Trim
  • Desert Sand, Leather-appointed Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Almond Beige, Leather seat trim
  • Almond Beige/Black, Leather seat trim
  • Ash, Leather seat trim
  • Ash/Black, Leather seat trim
  • Black, Leather seat trim
  • Black/Mojave Beige, Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Interior
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Slate Grey, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Black/Bordeaux Red, Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim w/Standard Interior
  • Black/Mojave Beige, Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim w/Standard Interior
  • Graphite Blue/Chalk, Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim w/Standard Interior
  • Slate Grey/Mojave Beige, Two-Tone Leather Seat Trim w/Standard Interior
  • Truffle Brown, Club Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Truffle Brown/Cohiba, Club Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Optional
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Optional
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
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