Compare 2006 BMW 7-Series vs 2006 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2006 BMW 7-Series
2006 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan 750i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 750i 17 25 $65,520 $71,800
4-Door Sedan 750Li 17 25 $69,160 $75,800
4-Door Sedan 760i 15 22 $101,645 $111,500
4-Door Sedan 760Li 15 22 $108,380 $118,900
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L 17 25 $60,357 $64,900
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 26 $71,843 $77,250
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 4.3L 17 22 $71,843 $77,250
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $80,027 $86,050
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $80,027 $86,050
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 22 $106,160 $114,150
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $118,994 $127,950
4-Door Sedan 6.0L AMG 13 20 $157,170 $169,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$65,520
$60,357
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$71,800
$64,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1197 / month
$1082 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.0 106
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 59.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.1 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
198.4 198.5
Height, Overall (in)
58.7 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
117.7 116.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 73.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.0 15.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 x 1.18 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.94 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.3 23.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 38.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.07 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR18 225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR18 225/55HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4486 3980
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
360 @ 6300 241 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
360 @ 3400 258 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.8L/293 3.7L/227
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 7 Series Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Pivot Strut Independent 4-Link

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