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1998 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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EPA Classification Mid-Size
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7.5 in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size N/A in
Spare Wheel Material N/A
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7.5 in
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) N/A
Engine Type Diesel I6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 174 @ 5000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 244 @ 1600-3000
Displacement 3.0L/183
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 34 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy 717.40 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - City 548.60 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 26 MPG
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode)
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.8 x 1.1 in
Brake Type Power
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.4 x 0.4 in
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 21.1 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.1 ft
Steering Type Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.24
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Front Tire Size 215/55R16
Rear Tire Size 215/55R16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3640 lbs
Front Head Room 37.6 in
Second Leg Room 36.1 in
Track Width, Rear 59.9 in
Front Hip Room 54.9 in
Front Leg Room 41.3 in
Wheelbase 111.5 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Shoulder Room 56.3 in
Length, Overall 189.4 in
Passenger Volume 95 ft³
Min Ground Clearance N/A in
Height, Overall 56.7 in
Trunk Volume 15.3 ft³
Second Shoulder Room 57.1 in
Second Head Room 37.2 in
Track Width, Front 60.2 in
Second Hip Room 55.9 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 70.8 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Velour floor carpeting/mats Standard
Front courtesy lights w/delay shutoff Standard
Height-adjustable front headrests Standard
Rear window antenna Standard
4-channel anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard
M-B Tex (vinyl) upholstery Standard
Knee bolsters Standard
Remote fold-down rear head restraints Standard
Independent double-wishbone front suspension-inc: coil springs, anti-dive/ anti-lift geometry Standard
Compact disc/cellular telephone pre-wiring Standard
Automatic slip control (ASR) Standard
Front passenger reading lamp Standard
Front/rear door storage pockets Standard
Leather-covered steering wheel/shift knob Standard
Wraparound taillamps Standard
Babysmart automatic child seat recognition system Standard
Chrome-plated grille Standard
Cruise control Standard
4 free-form halogen headlamps Standard
3 position memory for front driver/passenger seats Standard
3-point rear seat belts Standard
Entrance lamps Standard
10-way pwr front bucket seats w/head restraints, 3 position memory Standard
Rear courtesy light Standard
Anti-theft alarm system Standard
5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission-inc: "winter" mode, adaptive controls, OD Standard
Adjustable 3-point front shoulder belts w/height adjustment & emergency tensioning retractor Standard
Auto dimming rearview mirror Standard
21.1 gallon fuel tank Standard
Warning lights-inc: seat belt, key-in-ignition, headlamps on, brake, ABS, Brake Assist, parking brake on, air bag, traction control, exterior lamp failure, low fuel/oil/coolant/washer fluid, check engine Standard
215/55R16 SBR tires Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Automatic climate control-inc: dual-zone climate controls, air/dust filters, sun/smog sensors, engine heat recirculation feature (REST) Standard
Dual front/rear retractable cup holders Standard
AM/FM/weather band stereo radio w/auto-reverse cassette-inc: seek/scan, CD changer controls, anti-theft coding, speed compensated volume Standard
City 26/hwy 34 (3.0L turbodiesel engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Parking brake on/headlights on audible alert Standard
3 position memory for driver steering column/mirrors/headrests Standard
Electrically heated single-arm windshield wiper/washer system Standard
Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, outside temp display, quartz clock Standard
Brake assist system (applies full braking pwr automatically when needed) Standard
Electrically operated tilt/telescoping steering column w/memory Standard
Universal garage door opener Standard
Automatic slip control (ASR) Standard
8-speaker sound system Standard
3.0L DOHC EFI 24-valve in-line turbodiesel 6-cyl engine Standard
Full-size spare tire Standard
Front/rear fog lamps Standard
16" X 7.5" aluminum wheels Standard
Variable rate pwr-assisted rack & pinion steering Standard
Auto dimming driver mirror Standard
Independent five-link rear suspension-inc: anti-lift/anti-squat geometry, coil springs Standard
Genuine burl walnut trim Standard
Monocoque body construction Standard
Illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
Pwr windows w/express-down/up Standard
Brake assist system (applies full braking pwr automatically when needed) Standard
Fold-down rear armrest (1997) Standard
Dual-mode Smartkey system-inc: remote window/sunroof opening, doors/trunk/ filler cap unlocking & key copy protection Standard
Active charcoal climate control filter Standard
Driver & front passenger front/side airbags supplemental restraint system Standard
Antenna for cellular telephone Standard
Dual heated pwr remote outside rearview mirrors w/RH mirror reverse tilt down Standard
4-channel anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard
4-wheel pwr-assisted disc brakes (front vented) Standard
Electrically heated rear window Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bar/gas-pressurized shock absorbers Standard
Center console-inc: front armrest 2-level storage compartment Standard

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