Compare 2000 Mercedes-Benz S Class vs 2000 BMW 7-Series

2000 Mercedes-Benz S Class
2000 BMW 7-Series
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4-Door Sedan 4.3L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 24 $64,821 $69,700
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $72,400 $77,850
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4-Door Sedan 740iA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 740iA 17 23 $56,320 $62,400
4-Door Sedan 740iL 17 23 $59,920 $66,400
4-Door Sedan 750iL 13 20 $83,050 $92,100
4-Door Sedan Protection 740iL 17 23 $94,570 $99,400
4-Door Sedan Protection 750iL 13 20 $116,965 $124,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$64,821
$56,320
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$69,700
$62,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1162 / month
$1040 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 58.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
59.2 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
40.3 36.7
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.0 100.0
Second Hip Room (in)
58.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 58.4
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
203.1 196.2
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
121.5 115.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.1 73.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.4 13.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 0.9 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 x 1.3 12.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23 22.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 38.1
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.8 16.9
Tires
Front Tire Size
225/60R16 P235/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size P235/60R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
225/60R16 P235/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4090 4255
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size 16 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 3000-4400 324 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.3L/260 4.4L/268
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
275 @ 5750 282 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.82 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.57
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.51
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.80
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.20
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz S-Class BMW 7 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Four-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-Link Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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