• Design name
    463 GD 40 LA
  • Type
    463.309 (cabrio); 463.332 (station wagon)
  • Production period
    03.2000 / 02.2001 - 08.2006
  • Note on production period
    production start-up pre-production series / standard production - end of production
  • Combustion principle
    four-stroke diesel (with direct injection, exhaust gas TC with charge-air cooling and emission control dev. with oxidation catalytic converter)
  • Configuration
    front, longitudinal; vertical
  • Engine type
    OM 628 DE 40 LA / 628.962
  • Number of cylinders / arrangement
    5 / in line; 15° inclination to the right
  • Bore x Stroke
    86.0 x 86.0 mm
  • Total displacement
    3996 cc
  • Compression ratio
    18.5
  • Rated output
    184 kW / 250 hp at 4400 rpm
  • Rated torque
    560 Nm at 1700 - 2600 rpm
  • Number of valves / arrangement
    2 intake, 2 exhaust / V-shaped overhead
  • Valve operation
    2 overhead camshafts
  • Camshaft drive
    double roller chain
  • Fuel system
    common-rail direct injection, electronically controlled; Bosch 3-plunger high-pressure pump / turbocharger with intercooling
  • Fuel tank: position / capacity
    under load compartment floor / 96 l
  • Frame design
    box-section ladder-type frame / steel unit body
  • Front-wheel suspension
    rigid axle; 2 trailing arms, 1 wishbone (Panhard bar)
  • Rear-wheel suspension
    rigid axle; 2 trailing arms, 1 wishbone (Panhard bar)
  • Front springs
    coil springs, supplementary rubber suspension, torsion bar stabiliser
  • Rear springs
    coil springs, supplementary rubber suspension
  • Shock absorber front/rear
    telescopic shock absorbers
  • Steering
    recirculating-ball power steering
  • Brake system (foot brake)
    hydraulic dual-circuit brake system with vacuum booster and antilock system, from 09.2001 with Brake Assist; disc brakes front (internally ventilated) and rear
  • Parking brake (hand brake)
    mechanical (manually operated), acting on rear wheels
  • Wheels
    light-alloy wheels
  • Wheel rims
    7 1/2 J x 18 H 2
  • Tires
    265/60 R 18
  • Driven wheels
    permanent four-wheel drive on front and rear wheels, from 09.2001 controlled via electronic traction system ETS
  • Drivetrain
    from power divider via single-piece cardan shafts on front-axle differential and rear-axle differential
  • Gearing
    5-speed automatic transmission
  • Availibility
    as standard
  • Shifting
    central floor gear shift lever
  • Clutch
    hydraulic torque converter with lock-up clutch (governed)
  • Transmission type
    planetary gear system
  • Gear ratios
    I. 3.60; II. 2.19; III. 1.41; IV. 1.0; V. 0.83; R. 3.17
  • Final drive ratio
    front/rear: 4.11; transfer case: road 0.87 / off-road 2.16
  • Maximum speed
    182 km/h (off-road 85 km/h)
  • Acceleration 0-100 km/h
    9.9 s
  • Fuel consumption
    16.1 / 11.0 / 12.8 l
  • by Guideline
    93/116/EC; figures apply to City (urban) / EUDC (extra-urban) / NEDC (New European Driving Cycle, average from <36.8%> City and <63.2%> EUDC)
  • Wheelbase
    2400 mm
  • Front / rear track
    1475 / 1475 mm
  • Length
    4230 mm (Cabrio: 4275 mm)
  • Width
    1760 mm
  • Height
    1931 mm (Cabrio: 1941 mm)
  • Kerb weight
    2490 kg (Cabrio: 2475 kg)
  • Gross weight
    2850 kg
  • Units produced
    828
  • Prices
    cabrio
    07.2000: EUR 76,328.00 (DM 149,284.59)
    09.2001: EUR 77,488.00 (DM 151,553.36)
    01.2002: EUR 79,112.00
    02.2003: EUR 80,504.00
    04.2004: EUR 81,664.00
    01.2005: EUR 82.940.00
    02.2006: EUR 84,100.00

    station wagon
    07.2000: EUR 70,760.00 (DM 138,394.53)
    09.2001: EUR 71,920.00 (DM 140,663.29)
    01.2002: EUR 73,428.00
    02.2003: EUR 74,820.00
    04.2004: EUR 75,980.00
    01.2005: EUR 77,140.00
    02.2006: EUR 78,184.00
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