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Here's how the 2008 Mercedes-Benz R-Class, 2005 Saab 9-3, 2009 Volvo V70 and the 2010 Volvo XC70 measure up.
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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
7 5 5 5
Engine

268.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

175.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

235.0-hp, 3.2-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

235.0-hp, 3.2-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 20 18
Size
203.0" length, 65.2" height 182.4" length, 56.4" height 189.9" length, 60.6" height 190.5" length, 63.1" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Silver Granite

Aqua

Ash

Java

Onyx

Medium Mocha

Pumice

Sandstone Beige

Off-Black

Off-Black

Sandstone Beige

Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed A/T

5-Speed M/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle Compact Midsize 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in 16 x 6.5 in 16 x 7 in 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in 16 x 6.5 in 16 x 7 in 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 140 N/A N/A
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2400 - 5000 195 @ 2500 236 @ 3200 236 @ 3200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4 Gas I6 Gas I6
Displacement
3.5L/213 2.0L/121 3.2L/195 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
268 @ 6000 175 @ 5500 235 @ 6400 235 @ 6200

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 MPG 32 MPG 25 MPG 22 MPG
Cruising Range - City
316.50 mi 360.80 mi 296.00 mi 296.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 MPG 22 MPG 16 MPG 16 MPG
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A 20 MPG 18 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
422.00 mi 524.80 mi 462.50 mi 407.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 4-link Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
4-Arm Multi-link Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 10.87 x -TBD- in 11.9 x -TBD- in 11.9 x -TBD- in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
Power Pwr Pwr Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 11.14 x -TBD- in 12.4 x -TBD- in 12.0 x -TBD- in
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.1 gal 16.4 gal 18.5 gal 18.5 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A 16 16.0 16.0
Steering Type
Variable ratio pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
N/A 35.4 ft 36.7 ft 37.7 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 2.97 2.8 2.8

Tires

Front Tire Size
P255/55R18 215/55HR16 P225/55R16 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Rear Tire Size
P255/55R18 215/55HR16 P225/55R16 P215/65R16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A 330 lbs 330 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- - 330 lbs 495 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A 3300 lbs 3300 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- - 3300 lbs 3300 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A - - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4938 lbs 3175 lbs 3527 lbs 3307 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
N/A - - -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs - - -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A - - -
Curb Weight
N/A - - -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A - - -

Dimensions

Rear Door Opening Width
N/A - N/A N/A
Liftover Height
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Track Width, Front
N/A 59.8 in 62.5 in 63.5 in
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A 55.1 in 55.1 in
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A - N/A N/A
Front Leg Room
39.8 in 42.3 in 41.9 in 41.9 in
Front Shoulder Room
N/A 56.3 in 57.4 in 57.4 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A - N/A N/A
Passenger Volume
148 ft³ 93.4 ft³ 98 ft³ N/A
Second Shoulder Room
N/A 55.1 in 56.5 in 56.5 in
Track Width, Rear
N/A 59.3 in 62.4 in 62.2 in
Second Leg Room
36.2 in 35.1 in 34.6 in 34.6 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
42.2 ft³ - 33.3 ft³ 37.3 ft³
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A - N/A N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A - N/A N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A - N/A N/A
Length, Overall
203.0 in 182.5 in 189.9 in 190.5 in
Trunk Volume
- 15.0 ft³ N/A N/A
Front Head Room
39.8 in 38.9 in 37.8 in 38.7 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A - N/A N/A
Wheelbase
126.6 in 105.3 in 110.8 in 110.8 in
Passenger Capacity
6 5 5 5
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A N/A 8.3 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.7 in 69.0 in 73.3 in 73.3 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
85.0 ft³ - 72.1 ft³ 72.1 ft³
Second Head Room
40.4 in 37.0 in 38.5 in 38.6 in
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A 54.8 in 54.8 in
Height, Overall
65.2 in 56.8 in 60.6 in 63.1 in
Third Shoulder Room
N/A - - -
Third Head Room
37.2 in - - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A - - -
Third Hip Room
N/A - - -
Third Leg Room
32.4 in - - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
15.2 ft³ - - -

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