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Mercedes-Benz 280 TE

(1993 model)

Brief specs of 1993 Mercedes-Benz 280 TE

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2799 cm3 / 170.8 cu in / 170.8 cu in, 146.9 kW / 197.0 hp / 197.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 213 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1993
Model280 TEIssued until
Serie280Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4870 l / 171.98 cu ft / 171.98 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4765 mm / 187.6 in / 187.6 inTotal (curb) weight1660 kg / 3660 lb / 3660 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2800 mm / 110.2 in / 110.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1497 mm / 58.9 in / 58.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1491 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance145 mm / 5.7 in / 5.7 inFuel capacity72 l / 15.8 UK gal / 19.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore89.9 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke73.5 mm / 2.89 in / 2.89 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.22
Fuel supplyEngine displacement2799 cm3 / 170.8 cu in / 170.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings7Unitary capacity466.50 cm3/cylinder / 28.468 cu in/cylinder / 28.468 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power146.9 kW / 197.0 hp / 197.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)58.8 kW / 78.8 hp / 78.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.5 kW/l / 1.153 bhp/cu in / 1.153 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque96.5 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.81
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.92

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed213 km/h / 132 mph / 132 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio118.7 kW/ton / 89.9 bhp/ton / 89.9 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front275/55-R17Tyres rear215/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz 280 TE

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