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2001 Mercedes-Benz S Class 4-Door Sedan 4.3L Specs

4-Door Sedan 4.3L
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan 4.3L
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 18 mpg City/25 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 4.3L
EPA Class Large
Style Name S430 Sedan
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 5-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission-inc: "winter" mode, adaptive controls, OD, Touch Shift manual control

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Large
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4090
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 59.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2
Second Hip Room (in) 58.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 121.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.9
Length, Overall (in) 203.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3000-4400
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750
Displacement 4.3L/260
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.82
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode)
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brakes
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.9
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x 1.3
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Full-Size
Front Tire Size 225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size 225/60R16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Brake assist system (applies full braking pwr automatically when...
Driver & front passenger front airbag supplemental restraint...
Front/rear door mounted side airbags
Head protection curtain airbag system
3-point front shoulder belts w/auto height adjustment &...
3-point rear seat belts
Child safety door locks
Babysmart automatic child seat recognition system
Automatic emergency call w/deployment of airbags or emergency...
Automatic slip regulation
Electronic stability program (ESP)
Side impact protection
First-aid kit under driver seat

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km 50,000
Corrosion Years 4
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Years Unlimited

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA