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2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class 4MATIC 4dr R350 BlueTEC

4MATIC 4dr R350 BlueTEC

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Price with options: $51,740

MSRP: $51,740

Base Invoice: $48,118

Body Style

Sport Utility

MPG

City: 18 - Hwy: 24

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2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Pros

The new R-Class comes with a redesigned 3.5L V6 engine. The utilization of direct injection helps it makes 302 horsepower over last year's 268. The R-Class also got a new version of Mercedes-Benz' COMAND system.

2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Model Highlights

The R-Class comes in two trims: the R350 4MATIC and the R350 BlueTEC turbo-diesel. The R350 4MATIC comes with a 3.5L V6 gasoline engine offering 302 horsepower and 258 foot-pounds of torque. Mileage for this engine is estimated at 15 mpg city and 19 mpg highway. The R350 BlueTEC diesel features a 3.0L V6 turbo-diesel engine that makes 210 horsepower and an astounding 400 pound-feet of torque. Mileage for the BlueTEC is estimated at 18 mpg city and 24 mpg highway. Both engines come connected to a standard 7-speed automatic transmission and 4MATIC all-wheel drive. The suspension features a double wishbone setup in front and 4-arm multilink in rear.

Comfortable seating for six is standard on the R-Class and a 7-passenger configuration is optional. There are up to 40 inches of space between the first two rows and up to 30 inches between the second and third rows.

Standard equipment includes a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 19-inch aluminum wheels, power sunroof, performance tires, bucket seats, power driver's seat, fog lamps, privacy glass, anti-theft system, brown maple woodgrain interior trim, trip computer, wireless cell phone hookup and interior cargo shade. COMAND screen-driven menu system with enhanced voice control, 6.5-inch color screen, Bluetooth interface and SD memory-card slot is also standard equipment.

A full range of safety features come standard on the R-Class, including 4-wheel vented anti-lock disc brakes, side airbags for the first and second rows, side-curtain bags for all three rows, electronic stability control with rollover sensors, an advanced tire pressure monitoring system and a trailer stability assist feature. The R-Class also comes with the Mercedes-Benz PRE-SAFE system standard, which tightens seat belts, adjusts seats and prepares the vehicle to be more 'flexible' in the event of an impending accident. Mercedes-Benz 'Post-Safe' system is also standard, which unlocks the doors and shuts off the engine and fuel system after an accident.

Available options include a navigation system, a high-end harman/kardon surround sound system, satellite radio, mirror memory, rear parking aid, rear-seat entertainment system, power liftgate, backup camera, keyless remote start, high-definition radio, power folding mirrors, hard disk drive, panoramic roof and heated seats.

2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Model News

The Mercedes-Benz R-Class is a vehicle that is part-SUV, part-crossover and part-minivan.

The R-Class is unique in its class. It features a tremendous amount of interior space, and it's one of the few vehicles with a third row that allows the vehicle to accommodate up to seven adults in posh comfort. It comes with all-wheel drive standard on all models and an efficient BlueTEC diesel is available.

2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class Value Writeup

Stylish people-mover; roomy and elegant interior; comfortable ride; exceptional performance

Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )  
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)  
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0? F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/182
Engine Order Code  
Engine Type Turbocharged Diesel V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 3400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 400 @ 1600 - 2400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (N/A) 20
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)  
Suspension Type - Front Control arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear Self-leveling air
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)  
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)  
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.92
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42/2.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Description Cont. Again  
Trans Order Code  
Trans Type 7
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD -
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5280
ENTERTAINMENT
COMAND Cockpit & Management System -inc: AM/FM stereo, in-dash 6-disc CD/DVD changer, 6.5" color display, Bluetooth hands-free communication, SD card reader, MP3 capability, auxiliary audio input
EXTERIOR
19" 5-spoke aluminum wheels
Front fog lamps w/chrome trim
Liftgate close assist
Light-sensing halogen headlamps
P255/50R19 all-season run-flat tires
Privacy glass
Pwr heated mirrors
Pwr tilt/slide sunroof w/pwr sunshade -inc: 1-touch open/close
Rain-sensing intermittent windshield wipers
Rear window wiper w/washer
Single red rear fog lamp
Sport body styling
INTERIOR
(4) 12V pwr outlets
4-way tilt/telescopic steering column
8-way pwr front bucket seats
Adjustable active NECK-PRO front head restraints
Anti-theft alarm system w/engine immobilizer
Burl walnut wood trim
Cruise control
Driver seat 4-way pwr lumbar
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
Dual-zone automatic climate control w/dust & pollen filters
Electrically heated rear window w/auto shut off
Flat-folding rear seats w/pwr EASY-ENTRY EASY-EXIT controls
Front/rear floor mats
HomeLink integrated 3-button garage door opener
Instrumentation -inc: speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge, clock, digital odometer, digital gear/mode selector
Leather-wrapped multi-function steering wheel w/audio controls & shift paddles
MB-Tex seat trim
Multi-function display -inc: trip meter, outside temp, maintenance system, compass, vehicle reminder & message indicator, trip computer, mobile phone book
Pwr windows w/1-touch up/down -inc: pwr rear quarter panels
Rearview mirror w/compass
SmartKey system -inc: liftgate open, windows & sunroof open/close, panic alarm, selective unlock
Speed-sensitive automatic door locks
MECHANICAL
3.0L DOHC 24-valve V6 turbocharged BlueTEC diesel engine
4MATIC all-wheel drive
7-speed automatic transmission -inc: DRIVER SELECT shift lever
Dual chrome exhaust tips
Front/rear stabilizer bars
Independent 4-arm multi-link rear air suspension -inc: vehicle level control, anti-squat geometry
Independent double wishbone front suspension w/anti-dive geometry
Pwr front ventilated & solid rear disc brakes
Pwr rack & pinion steering
SAFETY
1st & 2nd row side-impact airbags
2nd & 3rd row Universal LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system
3-point seat belts w/force limiters & pretensioners
4-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) -inc: brake assist, electronic brake force distribution (EBD)
All row side-impact air curtain airbags
Child safety rear door locks
Daytime running lamps
Driver & front passenger dual-stage front airbags w/occupant classification system
Electronic stability program (ESP) -inc: hill start assist, 4-wheel electronic traction system (4-ETS), roll-over sensors, trailer stability assist, acceleration skid control (ASR)
Front/rear crumple zones
POST-SAFE accident response -inc: auto door unlock, engine/fuel cutoff
PRE-SAFE predictive occupant protection system
Tire pressure monitoring system