Compare 2006 Mercedes-Benz S Class vs 2006 Buick Lucerne

2006 Mercedes-Benz S Class
2006 Buick Lucerne
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.7L 17 25 $60,357 $64,900
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 26 $71,843 $77,250
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 4.3L 17 22 $71,843 $77,250
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $80,027 $86,050
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $80,027 $86,050
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 22 $106,160 $114,150
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $118,994 $127,950
4-Door Sedan 6.0L AMG 13 20 $157,170 $169,000
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4-Door Sedan CX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan CX 19 28 $23,875 $25,265
4-Door Sedan V6 CXL 19 28 $25,765 $27,265
4-Door Sedan V8 CXL 17 25 $27,655 $29,265
4-Door Sedan CXS 17 25 $32,380 $34,265
Pricing
Invoice Price
$60,357
$23,875
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,900
$25,265
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1082 / month
$421 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 41.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106 108
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 57.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 58.0
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
116.7 115.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 73.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
198.5 203.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.4 17.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.5 x 0.47
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 11.9 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.2 18
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.6 42.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QPX
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
225/55HR17 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QPX
Front Tire Size
225/55HR17 P225/60R16
Trailering
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 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3980 3764
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 3000-4500 227 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA L26
Displacement
3.7L/227 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
241 @ 5800 197 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.92
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.56
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 2.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Dr Sedan CX
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Buick Lucerne
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 4-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 5-Link Independent

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