Compare 2020 BMW 7-Series vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2020 BMW 7-Series
2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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740i Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
7 Series 740i Sedan 22 29 $80,900 $86,450
7 Series 740i xDrive Sedan 20 28 $83,690 $89,450
7 Series 745e xDrive iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $89,360 $95,550
7 Series 750i xDrive Sedan 17 25 $95,965 $102,650
7 Series ALPINA B7 xDrive Sedan 17 25 $133,305 $142,800
7 Series M760i xDrive Sedan 13 20 $147,160 $157,700
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AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Convertible 15 24 $172,490 $183,500
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Coupe 17 27 $161,116 $171,400
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC+ Sedan 17 26 $142,504 $151,600
S-Class AMG S 65 Sedan 13 22 $221,464 $235,600
S-Class Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan 16 25 $162,620 $173,000
S-Class Maybach S 650 Sedan 13 21 $190,397 $202,550
S-Class S 450 4MATIC Sedan 18 28 $91,415 $97,250
S-Class S 450 Sedan 19 28 $88,595 $94,250
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Coupe 17 26 $122,341 $130,150
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Sedan 17 27 $101,003 $107,450
S-Class S 560 Convertible 17 26 $130,284 $138,600
S-Class S 560 Sedan 17 27 $98,183 $104,450
S-Class S 560e Sedan N/A N/A $103,165 $109,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$80,900
$172,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$86,450
$183,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1441 / month
$3058 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 BMW 7-Series has a much bigger grille, but behind it is a posh, powerful, thirsty luxury sedan that’s loaded with tech. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the benchmark for large luxury sedans.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 57
Second Leg Room (in)
44.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 49.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 37.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- 60.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
207.4 198.9
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 56
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
126.4 115.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 75.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.4 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.2 7
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)
14.5 14.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.7 15.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 24.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42 -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P255/40YR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA STDTR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR18 P285/35YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA STDTR
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4244 4817
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 520
Engine
Displacement
3.0 L/183 4.0 L/243
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5500 603 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
330 @ 1500 664 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 15
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.08 2.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 2.31
Trans Type
8 9
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.72
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.33
Trans Order Code
2TB 421
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 5.50
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
BMW 7 Series Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 10.0
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2020 BMW 7-Series
  • 2020 BMW 7-Series in stock; 2021s arriving
  • Cash: $1,000 loyalty/conquest
  • Financing: From 0.9% for 60 months
  • Lease: From $979 for 36 months
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2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class
  • 2020 S-Class is in stock
  • Get up to $6,000 off (Sedan)
  • Lease: From $959/month
  • Financing: 2.99% APR + Cash
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