Compare 2015 Aston Martin Rapide vs 2015 Maserati Quattroporte vs 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

2015 Aston Martin Rapide
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2015 Maserati Quattroporte
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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
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Select style
4-Door Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rapide S 4-Door Sedan Automatic 14 22 N/A $203,295
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4-Door Sedan Quattroporte GTS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Quattroporte 4-Door Sedan Quattroporte GTS 13 22 N/A $140,500
Quattroporte 4-Door Sedan Quattroporte S Q4 15 24 N/A $106,900
Select style
4-Door Sedan CLS 400 4MATIC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CLS-Class 4-Door Sedan CLS 400 4MATIC 19 26 $63,696 $68,490
CLS-Class 4-Door Sedan CLS 400 RWD 20 30 $61,371 $65,990
CLS-Class 4-Door Sedan CLS 550 4MATIC 17 24 $70,401 $75,700
CLS-Class 4-Door Sedan CLS 550 RWD 17 26 $68,076 $73,200
CLS-Class 4-Door Sedan CLS 63 AMG S-Model 4MATIC 16 22 $99,092 $106,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
N/A
$63,696
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$203,295
$140,500
$68,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3388 / month
$2342 / month
$1142 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Stunningly styled, breathtakingly fast, and oozing British refinement, the 2015 Aston Martin Rapide S is a truly remarkable sedan. The 2015 Maserati Quattroporte offers a selection of strong twin-turbo engines and a bold look, inside and out, as well as available an available all-weather-capable all-wheel-drive system. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class looks better than ever, offers upgraded tech and safety, and continues to post impressive performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 13 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 22 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Large Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
29.9 - 36.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
44.3 - 56.5
Front Head Room (in)
36.4 - 36.9
Passenger Capacity
4 5 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 - 57.1
Second Leg Room (in)
28.5 - 35
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 - 42.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83 - 104.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- - 58
Second Hip Room (in)
- - 57.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.9 76.7 74.1
Track Width, Front (in)
62.6 64.3 62.9
Length, Overall (in)
197.6 207.2 194.5
Height, Overall (in)
53.5 58.3 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.5 64.8 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
117.7 124.8 113.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.8 18.7 15.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.8 15 12.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 13.8 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.9 21.1 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41 38.7 37
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40YR20 P245/40YR20 P255/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/35YR20 P285/35YR20 P285/35ZR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4387 4189 4365
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 20 X 8.5 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 11 20 X 10.5 18 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
6.0 L/362 3.8 L/232 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
552 @ 6650 523 @ 6500 329 @ 5250
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-12 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
MPI Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
465 @ 5500 524 @ 2250 354 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 13 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.73 4.10 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.11 1.92
Trans Type
8 8 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.32 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.14 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.67 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.71 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.84 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Aston Martin Rapide S Maserati Quattroporte Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
Body Style
Sedan Sedan 4MATIC
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.3 (Est) 11.1 (Est) 0.1 (Est)
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - 180

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