Compare 1998 Mercedes-Benz S Class vs 1998 Cadillac DeVille

1998 Mercedes-Benz S Class
1998 Cadillac DeVille
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4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L SWB 17 23 $55,680 $64,000
4-Door Sedan 3.2L LWB 17 23 $58,550 $67,300
4-Door Sedan 4.2L 15 22 $64,290 $73,900
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 15 21 $76,120 $87,500
4-Door Sedan 6.0L 13 19 $115,060 $132,250
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 26 $34,828 $37,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,680
$34,828
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,000
$37,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1067 / month
$632 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Full Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
57.1 58.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 43.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.1 116.9
Second Hip Room (in)
57.6 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.7 60.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.4
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.3 60.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.3 76.5
Track Width, Front (in)
63.2 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.0 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
201.3 209.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.5 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 60.9
Wheelbase (in)
119.7 113.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.6 19.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.2 11.9 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x .48 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.4 20.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.65
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 44.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.0 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.9 41.0
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Recirculating Ball Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
225/60R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/60R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size T125/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4480 4012
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 770
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Engine
Displacement
3.2L/195 4.6L/279
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
228 @ 5600 275 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
232 @ 3750 300 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) 2.13
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 2.96
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cadillac Deville
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Spring

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