Compare 2005 Buick Park Avenue vs 2005 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2005 Buick Park Avenue
2005 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 29 $32,177 $35,555
4-Door Sedan Ultra 19 28 $36,860 $40,730
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4-Door Sedan 4.3L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 26 $70,029 $75,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 4.3L 17 22 $70,029 $75,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan AMG 14 22 $103,558 $111,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $116,018 $124,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,177
$70,029
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,555
$75,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$593 / month
$1255 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Car Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
112.1 105.0
Second Hip Room (in)
55.7 59.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 59.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.4
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
56.4 59.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 73
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
206.8 203
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 57
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 62
Wheelbase (in)
113.8 122
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
19.1 15.4
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.85 x 1.3 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)
10.94 x 0.4 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 23.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.6 19.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40 39.7
Steering Type
Power Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 225/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3778 4160
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Engine
Displacement
3.8L/231 4.3L/260
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
205 @ 5200 275 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
230 @ 4000 295 @ 3000-4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.92
Trans Type
4 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.385 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.568 2.86
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.05 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.705 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.921 4.38
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Park Avenue Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/level control w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/level control w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent 4-Link

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