Compare 2011 Mercury Grand Marquis vs 2011 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2011 Mercury Grand Marquis
2011 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 16 24 $28,200 $29,935
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4-Door Sedan RWD S400 Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD S400 Hybrid 19 25 $84,630 $91,000
4-Door Sedan RWD S550 15 23 $86,490 $93,000
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S550 14 21 $89,280 $96,000
4-Door Sedan RWD S63 AMG 15 22 $128,340 $138,000
4-Door Sedan RWD S600 12 19 $146,987 $158,050
4-Door Sedan RWD S65 AMG 12 19 $194,370 $209,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,200
$84,630
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,935
$91,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$499 / month
$1517 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
From earth-friendly to exclusive and exotically fast, the 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class does it all in superb comfort.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
57.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.0 42.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 37.8
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.6 59.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
107.5 108.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.0 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 41.9
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
114.6 124.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.3 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 62.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
212.0 206.5
Height, Overall (in)
56.3 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.6 63.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
20.6 16.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x - TBD - 13.2 x 1.3
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)
11.6 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.5
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 23.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.3 40.0
Steering Type
Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P255/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
T3F NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60TR17 P255/45R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
T3F NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4117 4474
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
135 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Ethanol V8 Gas/Electric V6
Fuel System
SEFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
275 @ 4000 284 @ 2400-5000
Engine Order Code
99V NA
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
224 @ 4800 295 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.73 2.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.92
Trans Type
4 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 2.86
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercury Grand Marquis Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Air suspension Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 4

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