Compare 2013 Bentley Mulsanne vs 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

2013 Bentley Mulsanne
2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 11 18 N/A $296,000
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4-Door Sedan RWD CLS 550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD CLS 550 17 25 $66,960 $72,000
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC CLS 550 16 25 $69,285 $74,500
4-Door Sedan RWD CLS 63 AMG 16 25 $89,187 $95,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$66,960
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$296,000
$72,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$4933 / month
$1200 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
From billionaires to the merely wealthy, the 2013 Bentley Mulsanne provides the luxury, technology, and heritage a discerning buyer wants. Carrying forward 2012's more muscular looks with inimitable style, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class gets new high-tech options while keeping its surprising performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
11 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 35.000
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 36.930
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 57.100
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 104.300
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 36.140
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 56.500
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 42.100
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.0 64.100
Wheelbase (in)
128.6 113.150
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 74.060
Track Width, Front (in)
63.6 62.900
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
219.5 194.490
Height, Overall (in)
59.9 55.750
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.6 15.310
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.600 x 1.000
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 14.200 x 1.400
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25.4 21.130
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.600
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 37.000
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/45R20 P285/35R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/45R20 P255/40R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5699 4158
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x - TBD - 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x - TBD - 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V8 Turbocharged Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
752 @ 1750 443 @ 1800-4750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
6.75L/412 4.6L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
505 @ 4200 402 @ 5000-5750
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
13 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
11 17
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.420/2.230
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.860
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.470
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.370
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.820
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.730
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.380
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.920
Trans Type
8 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.000
Trans Description Cont. Again
w/Manual Shift NA
Summary
Body Style
4-Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Bentley Mulsanne Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Air w/Air Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Air w/Air Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
14.3 9.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 -

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