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Vehicle 2008 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL550 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWD
12-Volt Battery No Yes
15-mm Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
1 Rear Seat Power Outlet and 1 Cargo Area Power Outlet Yes No
26-mm Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
2.7-Liter, V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, MPFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 185@6000, Torque Of 183@4000, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
2 Front and 4 Rear; 6 Cupholders Total Yes No
2 Front Halogen Foglights, 1 Rear Foglight Yes No
2 Front Power Outlets, 1 Integrated With Cigarette Lighter Yes No
3 Front Power Outlets, 1 Integrated With Cigarette Lighter No Yes
3-Function HomeLink(R) Universal Garage Door Opener Yes No
3 Memory Adjustments For Driver Side Includes Exterior Mirrors, Seat and Steering Wheel; Passenger Side Includes Seat Yes No
4 Front and 4 Rear; 8 Cupholders Total No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
4-Wheel Electronic Traction System (4-ETS+) All-Speed Traction Control Controlled By ABS and Engine Management Yes No
5291-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating No Yes
5.5-Liter, V8, 32-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 382@6000, Torque Of 391@2800, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads Yes No
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
6944-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Yes No
7-Speed Electronically Controlled Adaptive Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive and Steering Column Mounted Shifter Yes No
Adaptive Automatic Transmission Yes No
Adaptive Bi-Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlights With Automatic Leveling Yes No
AIRmatic Adaptive Variable Suspension Yes No
Alloy Trim Located On Center Floor Console, Steering Wheel and Doors Yes No
Alloy Wheels, 16-In. X 7-In. No Yes
Ambient Lighting Yes No
AM/FM Radio With 112-Watts With 6 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player No Yes
AMG Alloy Wheels, 21-In. X 10-In. Yes No
Analog Clock Yes No
Audible Warnings Include Headlights On and Key-In-Ignition Yes No
Audible Warnings Include Key-In-Ignition and Seatbelts Unfastened No Yes
Audio, Navigation and Hands-Free Communication System Telephone (Multi-Handset Interface Cradle or Bluetooth(R) Interface Module Sold Separately) Pre-Wiring Yes No
Automatic Climate Control Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Dusk Sensor Yes No
Automatic Locking Hubs Yes Yes
Automatic Locking Retractors Yes No
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Yes No
AWD Badging No Yes
Battery Yes No
Body Color Exterior Door Handles No Yes
Brake Assist Electronic Brake Assistance Yes No
Burl Walnut Genuine Wood Trim Located On Center Floor Console, Doors and Steering Wheel Yes No
Cargo Area Power Outlet No Yes
Cargo Area Tie-Down Hooks Yes No
Cargo Area Tiedowns No Yes
Cargo Net Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area Yes Yes
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors No Yes
Chrome Exterior Rails Yes No
Chrome Grille No Yes
Chrome Located On Exhaust Pipes Yes No
Chrome Located On Grille and Body Side Molding Yes No
Cloth Seats No Yes
Cloth Trim Located On Doors No Yes
Comand Modular Control System Centralized Control Instrumentation For Phone, Audio, Navigation and Telematics Yes No
Compact Spare Tire Yes Yes
Compass Yes No
Cornering Lights Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor and Dash No Yes
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal Yes No
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Dark Gray Body Side Moldings No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Light No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Lights Yes No
Delayed Power Retention Operates Power Windows No Yes
Digital Clock No Yes
Drive-By-Wire Control For Throttle Yes No
Driver Airbag No Yes
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Driver Manual Lumbar Support No Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Dual Body Color Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual Power Folding Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors With Driver Side Electrochromic, 3-Position Memory and Passenger Side Automatic Tilt-Down Yes No
Easy Entry Seat Yes Yes
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror Yes No
Electronic Brake Assistance No Yes
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes Yes
Electronic Stability Program (ESP(R)) Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction, ABS and Traction Control Measures Steering Wheel Angle/Direction, Yaw Rate, Wheel Speed and Lateral Acceleration Yes No
Extended Service Interval For Spark Plugs and Distributorless Ignition No Yes
Exterior Rails No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes No
Fender Flares Yes No
First Aid Kit Yes No
Front Active Head Restraints Yes Yes
Front Air Dam Yes No
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front and Rear Automatic Load Leveling Yes No
Front and Rear Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Front and Rear Body Color 2.5-MPH Impact-Absorbing Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Color-Keyed Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes Yes
Front and Rear Door Mounted Storage Yes Yes
Front and Rear Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down Yes No
Front and Rear Reading Lights Yes No
Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags Yes No
Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags Located In Roof No Yes
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Front Cigarette Lighter With Illuminated Ashtray No Yes
Front Dual Drive Dynamic Multi-Contour Heated Massage Bucket Seats With 3 Settings, Adjustable Seat Height, 3-Position Dual Power Memory and Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes Yes
Front Dual Map Lights No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats With Driver Adjustable Seat Height and Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets Yes Yes
Front Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Front Dual Sunvisors With Extensions Yes No
Front Passenger Airbag No Yes
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Front Power 298-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 302-mm Solid Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power 373-mm X 32-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 330-mm X 22-mm Vented Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters No Yes
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters Yes Yes
Front, Second Row and Third Row 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front, Second Row and Third Row Pretensioners With Force Limiters Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Front Tilt and Slide Glass Sunroof Yes No
Full-Time 4-Wheel Drive Yes Yes
Fully Automatic Power Liftgate Yes No
GPS and DVD Navigational Aid Yes No
Halogen Headlights No Yes
Harman/Kardon(R) AM/FM Radio With 440-Watts, Speed Sensitive Volume, LOGIC7(R) Surround Sound System and 14 Speakers Total; 6 Disc CD Changer Located In Glovebox; MP3 Player; Sirius(R) Satellite Radio (6-Month Subscription Included; Not Available In Alaska or Hawaii) Yes No
Heated Retractable High Pressure Headlight Washers Yes No
Heated Steering Wheel Yes No
Heated Washer System Yes No
Hill Descent Control Yes No
Hill Start Control Yes No
HVAC Rest Mode Yes No
Illuminated Entry Includes Footwell Yes No
Illuminated Entry Includes Ignition Key Surround No Yes
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Anti-Dive Geometry, Air Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Anti-Squat, Alignment Control, Air Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Gas Charged Shock Absorbers No Yes
Infrared Glass Yes No
Interior Air Filter No Yes
Interior Dust and Pollen and Activated Charcoal Air Filter Yes No
Interior Load Area Light Yes Yes
Interior Spare Tire Mounted Under Cargo Floor Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes No
L A T C H Yes Yes
Leather Seats Yes No
Lockable and Illuminated Glovebox Yes Yes
Locking Fuel Filler Door Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning No Yes
Manual Sunshade Located On Front and Rear Sunroof Yes No
Memory Steering Column Yes No
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes Yes
Multi-Contour Front Dual Power Lumbar Support Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft and Door Lock/Unlock No Yes
Night Security Illumination Perimeter Lighting Located On Headlights Activated Via Time Delay Yes No
Overhead Console Storage No Yes
Panic Alarm Yes No
Parktronic(TM) Front and Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Audio-Visual Sensors and Ultrasonic Sensors and Camera Yes No
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor No Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weight Yes No
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Plastic Santa Fe Imprint Scuff Plates No Yes
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote and Internal Switch With Automatic Locking Yes No
Power Engine Speed Sensitive Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering No Yes
Power Side Vent Windows Yes No
Power Tailgate Locks/Unlocks Via Remote Keyless Yes No
Power Tailgate Lock/Unlock No Yes
Power Telescopic Steering Column Yes No
Power Tilt Steering Column Yes No
Power Vehicle Speed Sensing Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Power Window Lockout Yes Yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down No Yes
Programmable Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Radio Antenna Yes Yes
Rain Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt No Yes
Rear 60/40 Split Folding and Reclining Bench Seat With Fold-Down Armrest and Manually Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Rear Glass Sunroof Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts Yes Yes
Rear Privacy Glass No Yes
Rear Seat Audio Controls Yes No
Rear Seat HVAC Controls Yes No
Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Rear Window Intermittent Wiper/Washer Yes No
Rear Window Variable Intermittent Wiper/Washer No Yes
Remote Fuel Door Release No Yes
Remote Keyless Entry Via Key Fob No Yes
Retractable Cargo Area Cover Yes No
Rollover Sensor Yes No
Running Boards Yes No
SBRP235/70R16, Bridgestone Tires No Yes
SBRP295/40R21, All-Season Tires Yes No
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes Yes
Seat Mounted Second Row Side Airbags Yes No
Second Row 3-Point Center Seatbelt Yes No
Second Row 60/40 Split Folding Heated Bench Seats With Manually Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Armrest Yes No
Second Row Carpeted Floor Mats Yes No
Selective Locking/Unlocking Yes No
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls Yes No
Service Interval Indicator For Brake Wear and Oil Level Yes No
Side and Rear Privacy Glass Yes No
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Skid Plates and Underbody Protection Yes No
Smartkey(R) Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Liftgate, Fuel Door, Illuminated Entry, Exterior Lights, Anti-Theft, Power Windows, Panic Alarm and Sunroof Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio, Instrumentation Display and Transmission Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Cruise Control No Yes
Subwoofer Yes No
Tachometer Yes Yes
Tele Aid Telematics Includes Automatic Collision Notification, Concierge Services, Emergency Response, Roadside Assistance, Security System Notification, Stolen Vehicle Tracking and Remote Unlocking; 12-Months Included At No Charge Yes No
Tele Aid Vehicle Location System Yes No
Tele Aid Vehicle Theft Tracking Yes No
Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Theater Style Rear Seating Yes Yes
Third Row 50/50 Power Split Folding Hideaway Bench Seats With Manually Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Tinted Glass No Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Touch Shift Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission Yes No
Traction Control No Yes
Transfer Case Yes Yes
Trip Computer With Average Fuel Consumption, Miles To Empty and Stop Watch Yes No
ULEV Emissions Yes Yes
Underbody Tire Carrier No Yes
Valet Lockout No Yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm, Anti-Lift Sensor, Interior Monitoring and Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction, ABS and Traction Control No Yes
Voice Control Voice Activated Controls For Hands-Free Communication System Phone (Multi-Handset Interface Cradle or Bluetooth(R) Interface Module Sold Separately) Yes No
Warning Lights Include Door Ajar, Low Fuel, Oil Low, Low Coolant, Low Washer Fluid Yes No
Warning Lights Include Door Ajar, Oil Pressure, Low Fuel, Brake System and Electrical System No Yes
Windshield Wiper De-Icer No Yes
Wood and Leather Steering Wheel Yes No
Woodgrain Trim Located On Center Floor Console and Doors No Yes






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