Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class vs 2014 Porsche Panamera

2014 Mercedes-Benz S Class
2014 Porsche Panamera
Add Vehicle
Select style
4-Door Sedan S 550 4MATIC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 550 4MATIC 16 26 $89,187 $95,900
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 550 RWD 17 25 $86,397 $92,900
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 63 AMG 4MATIC 15 23 $129,735 $139,500
Select style
4-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Panamera 4-Door HB 18 28 N/A $78,100
Panamera 4-Door HB 4 18 27 N/A $82,800
Panamera 4-Door HB 4S 17 27 N/A $98,300
Panamera 4-Door HB 4S Executive 17 26 N/A $125,600
Panamera 4-Door HB GTS 16 24 N/A $113,400
Panamera 4-Door HB S 17 27 N/A $93,200
Panamera 4-Door HB S E-Hybrid 22 30 N/A $99,000
Panamera 4-Door HB Turbo 15 24 N/A $141,300
Panamera 4-Door HB Turbo Executive 15 24 N/A $161,100
Panamera 4-Door HB Turbo S 15 24 N/A $180,300
Panamera 4-Door HB Turbo S Executive 15 24 N/A $200,500

Pricing

Invoice Price

$89,187
Coming Soon

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$95,900
$78,100

Monthly Payment Estimate

$1598 / month
$1302 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

9.4
8.4

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class makes an emotional appeal for its claim as the best sedan in the world, and we're feeling it. The 2014 Porsche Panamera adds to the desirability of an already heady mix of performance, style, and functionality.

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

16 mpg 18 mpg

Highway

26 mpg 28 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Large Cars Large Cars

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in)

59.7 51.9

Second Leg Room (in)

43 33.3

Passenger Capacity

5 4

Front Leg Room (in)

41.4 41.9

Second Head Room (in)

39.2 38.2

Second Shoulder Room (in)

59.1 51.7

Front Head Room (in)

39.7 38

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5 5.6

Length, Overall (in)

206.5 197.4

Height, Overall (in)

58.8 55.8

Track Width, Rear (in)

64.5 65.4

Wheelbase (in)

124.6 115

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

74.8 76

Track Width, Front (in)

63.9 65.3

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.2 14.2

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 13

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

21.1 21.1

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

40 39.3

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P255/45HR18 P245/50YR18

Spare Tire Size

NA NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P255/45HR18 P275/45YR18

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4773 3902

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8.5 18 X 9

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8.5 18 X 8

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

520 -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 -

Engine

Engine Type

Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

516 @ 1800 295 @ 3750

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

4.6 L/285 3.6 L/220

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

449 @ 5250 310 @ 6200

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

16 (Est) 18

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

19 (Est) 22

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

26 (Est) 28

Transmission

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.86 3.31

Trans Order Code

NA 250

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.37 1.37

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.82 0.81

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.38 5.97

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

2.65 3.70

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.92 2.01

Trans Type

7 7

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.73 0.59

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.00

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.42 4.57

Summary

Vehicle Name

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Porsche Panamera

Body Style

4MATIC Sedan Hatchback

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Multi-Link Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Multi-Link Double Wishbone

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

9.6 (Est) 8.3 (Est)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)

- 44.6

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)

- 15.7

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue