Compare 2006 Mercedes-Benz S Class vs 2006 Volkswagen Phaeton

2006 Mercedes-Benz S Class
2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class 4-Door Sedan 3.7L 17 25 $60,357 $64,900
S-Class 4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 26 $71,843 $77,250
S-Class 4-Door Sedan 4.3L 4MATIC 17 22 $71,843 $77,250
S-Class 4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $80,027 $86,050
S-Class 4-Door Sedan 5.0L 4MATIC 16 22 $80,027 $86,050
S-Class 4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $118,994 $127,950
S-Class 4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 15 22 $106,160 $114,150
S-Class 4-Door Sedan 6.0L AMG 13 20 $157,170 $169,000
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4-Door Sedan V8 6-spd Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Phaeton 4-Door Sedan V8 6-spd Automatic 16 22 $61,194 $66,700
Phaeton 4-Door Sedan V8 6-spd Automatic 4-seater 16 22 $68,183 $74,350
Phaeton 4-Door Sedan W12 5-spd Automatic 12 18 $88,508 $96,600
Phaeton 4-Door Sedan W12 5-spd Automatic 4-seater 12 18 $92,801 $101,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$60,357
$61,194
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,900
$66,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1082 / month
$1112 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 43.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106 108
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 59.6
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.0
Length, Overall (in)
198.5 203.7
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 63.5
Wheelbase (in)
116.7 118.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.4 13
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 14.2 x 1.34
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)
11.8 x - TBD - 12.2 x 0.87
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.2 23.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.6 39.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Size
225/55HR17 P255/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/55HR17 P255/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P255/45HR18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3980 5194
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 18 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 330 Starter/420 On-Board
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 190
Engine
Displacement
3.7L/227 4.2L/252
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
241 @ 5800 335 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 3000-4500 317 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 22
Transmission
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.88
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA & Tiptronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.52
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Volkswagen Phaeton
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Four-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 5-Link Independent Air
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Trapezoidal
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 4-Link Independent Air

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