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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 12 18 $100,980 $114,750
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport GT S 12 18 $112,785 $128,165
4-Door Sedan Automatic Executive GT 12 18 $109,912 $124,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L V8 RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 5.5L V8 14 21 $80,631 $86,700
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.5L V8 14 20 $83,421 $89,700
4-Door Sedan RWD 5.5L V12 11 17 $134,106 $144,200
4-Door Sedan RWD 6.3L V8 AMG 11 17 $118,110 $127,000
4-Door Sedan RWD 6.0L V12 AMG 11 17 $180,420 $194,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$100,980
$80,631
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$114,750
$86,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1913 / month
$1445 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Hark! The 2008 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is loaded with top safety and comfort-oriented technologies and is one of the best luxury sedans in the world.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 61.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 59.1
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 61.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 42.3
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 121 109.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.5 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 198.9 205.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 63.2
Wheelbase (in) 120.6 124.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.6 73.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 16.3
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13 x - TBD - 13.2 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 x - TBD - 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) 24 23.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Vehicle-Speed-Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR18 P255/45R18
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/40ZR18 P255/45R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4099 4465
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 7000 382 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 339 @ 4250 391 @ 2800 - 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.2L/259 5.5L/333
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 21
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.42 (R2 2.23)
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.38
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.92
Trans Type 6 7
Summary
Vehicle Name Maserati Quattroporte Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) anti-roll bar w/5-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) anti-roll bar w/4-Link
 
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