Compare 2022 BMW 8-Series vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2022 BMW 8-Series
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840i Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
8 Series 840i Convertible 22 29 $88,290 $94,400
8 Series 840i Coupe 23 30 $79,550 $85,000
8 Series 840i Gran Coupe 22 29 $79,550 $85,000
8 Series 840i xDrive Convertible 20 27 $90,990 $97,300
8 Series 840i xDrive Coupe 20 27 $82,245 $87,900
8 Series 840i xDrive Gran Coupe 20 27 $82,245 $87,900
8 Series ALPINA B8 xDrive Gran Coupe 17 24 $130,605 $139,900
8 Series M850i xDrive Convertible 17 24 $102,240 $109,400
8 Series M850i xDrive Coupe 17 25 $93,405 $99,900
8 Series M850i xDrive Gran Coupe 17 24 $93,405 $99,900
M8 Competition Convertible 15 21 $130,235 $139,500
M8 Competition Coupe 15 21 $121,400 $130,000
M8 Competition Gran Coupe 15 21 $121,400 $130,000
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Maybach S 580 4MATIC Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class Maybach S 580 4MATIC Sedan 15 24 $174,731 $184,900
S-Class S 500 4MATIC Sedan 21 30 $104,990 $111,100
S-Class S 580 4MATIC Sedan 16 25 $111,227 $117,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$88,290
$174,731
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$94,400
$184,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1573 / month
$3082 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 BMW 8-Series boasts beautiful looks, modern luxury, and sporty moves in an expensive package. The 2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class remains the luxury benchmark, with the ride, comfort, power, and technology to prove it.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 59.7
Second Leg Room (in)
29.5 44
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 -
Second Head Room (in)
34.7 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
45.7 58
Front Hip Room (in)
- 62.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- 61.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.6 -
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 215.3
Height, Overall (in)
52.7 59.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 66.3
Wheelbase (in)
111.1 133.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 77
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 65.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.4 12.9
Brakes
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 15.4
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 14.4
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 20.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.2 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
258 R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/35VR19 P255/45VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
258 R02
Front Tire Size
P245/40VR19 P255/45VR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4211 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 19 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
368 @ 1600 516 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 4.0 L/243
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
335 @ 5000 496 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 24
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.33
Trans Order Code
2TB NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.72 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.86
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 5.50
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.17 2.31
Trans Type
8 9
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW 8 Series Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style
Convertible 4MATIC Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 9.8
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