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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Signature
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Ultimate 15 23 $63,966 $68,500
4-Door Sedan Signature 15 23 $57,223 $61,250
4-Door Sedan S550 RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD S550 17 25 $86,397 $92,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S550 16 26 $89,187 $95,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S63 AMG 15 23 $129,735 $139,500
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Hyundai Equus gets even closer to what discerning luxury-car shoppers want—even if it still doesn't have the cachet. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class makes an emotional appeal for its claim as the best sedan in the world, and we're feeling it.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58 59.1
Front Leg Room (in) 45.1 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 -
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 43
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 59.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5
Length, Overall (in) 203.1 206.5
Height, Overall (in) 58.7 58.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.1 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 119.9 124.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.4 74.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.8 63.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.7 -
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.3 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.6 40
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P275/40VR19 P255/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45VR19 P255/45HR18
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4553 4729
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 8 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 9 18 X 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 740 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180 150
Engine
Displacement 5.0 L/307 4.7 L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 429 @ 6400 449 @ 5250
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 376 @ 5000 516 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 17
Transmission
Trans Type 8 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.65 0.73
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.47 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.47 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.80 4.38
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.57 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 1.92
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Equus Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.2 (Est) 9.1 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3.0 (Est) 5.0 (Est)
 
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