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Mercedes-Benz R 280 CDI 4Matic

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Mercedes-Benz R 280 CDI 4Matic

5-door 6-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2987 cm3 / 182.3 cu in / 182.3 cu in, 140.0 kW / 187.7 hp / 187.7 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 440.0 N·m / 324.5 lb·ft / 324.5 lb·ft @ 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed, consumption 9.3 l/100km / 30.4 mpg-UK / 25.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2007
ModelR 280 CDI 4MaticIssued until
SerieR classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation


Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats6
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)314 l / 11.09 cu ft / 11.09 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4220 l / 149.03 cu ft / 149.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)2385 l / 84.23 cu ft / 84.23 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4930 mm / 194.1 in / 194.1 inTotal (curb) weight2226 kg / 4907 lb / 4907 lb
Width1930 mm / 76.0 in / 76.0 inDry weight
Height1660 mm / 65.4 in / 65.4 inLoad capacity642 kg / 1415 lb / 1415 lb
Wheelbase2990 mm / 117.7 in / 117.7 inGross (max.) weight2868 kg / 6323 lb / 6323 lb
Track frontTowing weight3504 kg / 7725 lb / 7725 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.72 m2 / 29.3 sq ft / 29.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
FueldieselStroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement2987 cm3 / 182.3 cu in / 182.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity497.78 cm3/cylinder / 30.376 cu in/cylinder / 30.376 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power140.0 kW / 187.7 hp / 187.7 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque440.0 N·m / 324.5 lb·ft / 324.5 lb·ft at 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.0 kW / 75.1 hp / 75.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.9 kW/l / 1.030 bhp/cu in / 1.030 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque147.3 N·m/l / 1.29 lb·ft/cu in / 1.29 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears7
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio85.6 kW/ton / 64.9 bhp/ton / 64.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.3 l/100km / 30.4 mpg-UK / 25.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions267 g/km / 430 g/mi / 430 g/mi
  Range860 km / 535 mi / 535 mi


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/65-R17Tyres rear235/65-R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz R 280 CDI 4Matic


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