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Compare 2020 BMW 8-Series vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2020 BMW 8-Series
#5 in Coupes
2020 Mercedes-Benz S Class
#1 in Coupes
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840i Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
8 Series 840i Convertible 22 29 $91,080 $97,400
8 Series 840i Coupe 23 30 $82,245 $87,900
8 Series 840i Gran Coupe 22 29 $79,455 $84,900
8 Series 840i xDrive Convertible 20 27 $93,780 $100,300
8 Series 840i xDrive Coupe 21 27 $84,945 $90,800
8 Series 840i xDrive Gran Coupe 20 27 $82,155 $87,800
8 Series M850i xDrive Convertible 17 25 $113,400 $121,400
8 Series M850i xDrive Coupe 18 25 $104,565 $111,900
8 Series M850i xDrive Gran Coupe 17 25 $101,775 $108,900
M8 Competition Convertible 15 21 $145,115 $155,500
M8 Competition Coupe 15 21 $136,280 $146,000
M8 Competition Gran Coupe 15 21 $133,490 $143,000
M8 Convertible 15 21 $133,025 $142,500
M8 Coupe 15 21 $124,190 $133,000
M8 Gran Coupe 15 21 $121,400 $130,000
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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
$91,080
$172,490
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$97,400
$183,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1623 / month
$3058 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
It’s back and the 2020 BMW 8-Series is available in any style except SUV. You go, BMW. 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
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
34.7 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
45.7 49.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 37.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 57
Second Leg Room (in)
29.5 -
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 -
Second Hip Room (in)
- 53.1
Front Hip Room (in)
- 60.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 75.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.6 4.5
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 198.9
Height, Overall (in)
52.7 56
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
111.1 115.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 15.4
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 14.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 24.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.2 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
258 STDTR
Front Tire Size
P245/45VR18 P255/40YR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
258 STDTR
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40VR18 P285/35YR20
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4211 4817
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5000 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
368 @ 1600 664 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 4.0 L/243
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.64 0.72
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 4.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.33
Trans Order Code
2TB 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 5.50
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 2.47
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 2.31
Trans Type
8 9
Summary
Body Style
Convertible 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
BMW 8 Series Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 520
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