Compare 2013 BMW 7-Series vs 2013 Hyundai Equus vs 2013 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2013 BMW 7-Series
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2013 Hyundai Equus
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2013 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan 740Li RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 740Li RWD 19 28 $71,390 $77,600
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 740Li xDrive AWD 19 28 $74,150 $80,600
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 740i RWD 19 28 $67,710 $73,600
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750Li RWD 16 24 $83,260 $90,500
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750Li xDrive AWD 16 24 $86,020 $93,500
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750i RWD 17 25 $79,855 $86,800
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 750i xDrive AWD 16 24 $82,615 $89,800
7 Series 4-Door Sedan 760Li RWD 13 20 $129,445 $140,700
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 LWB RWD 16 24 $121,440 $132,000
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 LWB xDrive AWD 16 24 $124,200 $135,000
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 SWB RWD 16 24 $117,850 $128,100
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ALPINA B7 SWB xDrive AWD 16 24 $120,610 $131,100
7 Series 4-Door Sedan ActiveHybrid 7 L RWD 22 30 $77,555 $84,300
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4-Door Sedan Signature
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Equus 4-Door Sedan Signature 15 23 $55,368 $59,250
Equus 4-Door Sedan Ultimate 15 23 $61,878 $66,250
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4-Door Sedan S 350 BlueTEC 4MATIC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 350 BlueTEC 4MATIC 21 31 $86,490 $93,000
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 400 Hybrid RWD 19 25 $85,886 $92,350
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 550 4MATIC 15 24 $91,140 $98,000
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 550 RWD 15 25 $88,350 $95,000
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 600 RWD 12 19 $149,079 $160,300
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 63 AMG RWD 15 23 $130,200 $140,000
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 65 AMG RWD 12 19 $197,160 $212,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$71,390
$55,368
$86,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$77,600
$59,250
$93,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1293 / month
$988 / month
$1550 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.4
8.4
9.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 BMW 7-Series is exceptionally fleet-footed for such a spacious, luxurious, and technologically advanced car. The 2013 Hyundai Equus is plush, powerful, and enough to impress all but the most discerning luxury-car shoppers. 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
City
19 mpg 15 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 23 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars Large
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
44.3 38.900 42.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 38.700 37.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.100 60.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 59.100 59.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
115 111.000 109.000
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 38.100 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 58.000 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 45.100 41.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.500 60.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 74.400 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 63.800 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 5.100 5.75
Length, Overall (in)
205.3 203.100 206.5
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 58.700 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.0 64.100 63.2
Wheelbase (in)
126.4 119.900 124.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.7 16.700 16.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.7 x 1.4 13.600 x 1.200 13.2 x 1.25
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)
13.6 x 0.9 12.400 x 0.800 11.8 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 20.300 23.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
NA 2.800 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.100 15.500 17.83
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.7 39.600 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Steering Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50R18 P275/40R19 P255/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50R18 P245/45R19 P255/45R18
Spare Tire Size
NA T155/80R18 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4350 4555 4784
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 19 x 8.0 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA 18 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 19 x 9.0 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 8.900 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 180 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 1300-4500 376 @ 5000 455 @ 2400
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/182 5.0L/307 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
315 @ 5800 429 @ 6400 240 @ 3600
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I6 Gas V8 Turbocharged Diesel V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 18 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 23 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 15 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.077 3.538 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.667 1.177 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.831 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.714 3.795 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.839 0.652 -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.106 1.613 1.92
Trans Type
8 8 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.285 1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.295 2.467 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.143 2.473 2.86
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.667 0.571 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 7 Series Hyundai Equus Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Multi-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.710 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.140 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Integral-V Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 10.2 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - - TBD - 5

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