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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XLE Premium (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XLE Premium 40 39 $32,000 $35,555
4-Door Sedan XLE Touring 40 39 $33,525 $37,250
4-Door Sedan Limited 40 39 $37,260 $41,400
4-Door Sedan S400 Hybrid RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD S400 Hybrid 19 25 $85,886 $92,350
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S350 BlueTEC 21 31 $86,490 $93,000
4-Door Sedan RWD S550 15 25 $88,350 $95,000
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S550 15 24 $91,140 $98,000
4-Door Sedan RWD S63 AMG 15 23 $130,200 $140,000
4-Door Sedan RWD S600 12 19 $149,079 $160,300
4-Door Sedan RWD S65 AMG 12 19 $197,160 $212,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,000
$85,886
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,555
$92,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$593 / month
$1539 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line Covering its wide range of performance personalities, all with superb comfort and some of the world's top in-car tech, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S Class is one model you'll be as happy to be in as to be seen in.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 40 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 60.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 59.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.3 109.000
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 60.8
Second Leg Room (in) 39.2 42.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.6 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 5.75
Length, Overall (in) 195.2 206.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 63.2
Wheelbase (in) 111.0 124.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.2 73.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 16.4
Brakes
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) 11.1 x 0.40 11.8 x 0.9
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.10 13.2 x 1.25
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 23.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.8 17.83
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55R17 P255/45R18
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55R17 P255/45R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3585 4630
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 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 Torque @ RPM - TBD - 284 @ 2400-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 Combined 295 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 (Est) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 40 (Est) 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 40 (Est) 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.38
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.92
Trans Type 1 7
Drivetrain Front 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) NA 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Avalon Hybrid Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 8.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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