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 1997 Mercedes-Benz E Class 4dr Sdn 3.0L Diesel

MSRP: $39,900
Invoice: $34,710

Gas Mileage:
CTY: N/A    HWY: N/A    CMB: N/A
Engine/Fuel: Diesel I6 /3.0L/182.7
Transmission: Automatic w/OD
Door/Body Style: /4 Door Sedan
Drive Type:


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  • General
  • MSRP: $39,900
  • Invoice Price: $34,710
  • Destination Charge: $
  • Warranty
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Engine & Emissions

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  • Engines & Emissions
  • 3.0L DOHC 24-valve in-line diesel 6-cyl engine w/mechanical fuel injection
  • City 26/hwy 33 (3.0L diesel engine/5-speed auto trans)
  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: Diesel I6
  • Displacement (CC): 3.0L/182.7
  • Fuel System: SFI
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 134 @ 5000
  • Torque @ RPM: 155 @ 2600


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  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 60.2
  • Track Rear: 59.9
  • Ground Clearance (in): 5.7
  • Overall Length (in): 189.4
  • Overall Width (in): 56.7
  • Wheelbase (in): 111.5
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Seating capacity - Standard: 5
  • Hip room front (in): 54.9
  • Leg room front (in): 41.3
  • Shoulder room front (in): 56.3


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  • Exterior
    • 4 free-form halogen headlamps w/delayed off feature
    • Front courtesy light w/delay shutoff
    • Front/rear fog lamps
    • Rear courtesy light
    • Wraparound taillamps
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Active charcoal climate control filter
    • Automatic climate control-inc: dual temp controls, air/dust filters, sun/smog sensors, engine heat recirculation feature (REST)
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • 8-speaker sound system
    • AM/FM/weather band stereo radio w/auto-reverse cassette-inc: seek/scan, CD changer controls, anti-theft coding, speed compensated volume
    • Compact disc/cellular telephone pre-wiring
    • Pwr antenna for cellular telephone
  • Instrumentation
    • Cruise control
    • Instrumentation-inc: speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, tachometer, fuel/ temp gauges, outside temp display, quartz clock
    • Warning lights-inc: seat belt, key-in-ignition, headlamps on, brake, parking brake on, air bag, traction control, low fuel/oil/coolant/washer fluid, check engine
  • Wheels & Tires
    • 16" X 7.5" 10-hole aluminum-alloy wheels
    • 215/55HR16 SBR tires
    • Full-size spare tire
    • Rear wheel drive
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Auto dimming driver mirror
    • Auto dimming rearview mirror
    • Dual heated electric remote outside rearview mirrors
    • Electrically heated rear window
    • Electrically heated single-arm windshield washer system w/one-touch wipe
    • Electrically operated windows w/express-down front windows
    • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
    • Rear window antenna
    • Tinted glass (all windows)

Safety Features

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  • Safety Features
  • Adjustable 3-point front shoulder belts w/height adjustment & emergency tensioning retractor
  • Driver & front passenger front/side airbags supplemental restraint system
  • Electronic traction system (ETS)
  • Knee bolsters
  • "Parking brake on" audible alert
  • Remote fold-down rear head restraints
  • Anti-Theft
  • Anti-theft alarm system-inc: starter interrupt
  • Braking & Traction
  • 4-wheel pwr-assisted disc brakes (front vented)
  • 4-wheel pwr-assisted disc brakes (front vented)
  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS)

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