Compare 2015 Mercedes-Benz S Class vs 2015 Porsche Panamera

2015 Mercedes-Benz S Class
2015 Porsche Panamera
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2-Door Coupe S 550 4MATIC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class 2-Door Coupe S 550 4MATIC 16 24 $111,507 $119,900
S-Class 2-Door Coupe S 63 AMG 4MATIC 15 23 $149,637 $160,900
S-Class 2-Door Coupe S 65 AMG RWD 13 20 $214,737 $230,900
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 550 4MATIC 16 26 $90,582 $97,400
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 550 Plug-In Hybrid RWD N/A N/A $87,792 $94,400
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 550 RWD 17 26 $87,792 $94,400
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 600 RWD 13 21 $155,217 $166,900
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 63 AMG 4MATIC 15 23 $131,549 $141,450
S-Class 4-Door Sedan S 65 AMG RWD 13 20 $206,460 $222,000
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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 23 29 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
$111,507
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$119,900
$78,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1998 / month
$1302 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
With the addition of a beautiful, expressive new Coupe, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is no longer just the best sedan in the world; it's now a family of flagship models. The 2015 Porsche Panamera keeps delivering its phenomenal balance of utility, luxury, and performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 51.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 38.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.6 51.9
Second Leg Room (in)
- 33.3
Front Leg Room (in)
- 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64 65.3
Length, Overall (in)
197.9 197.4
Height, Overall (in)
55.8 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.5 65.4
Wheelbase (in)
115.9 115
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.8 76
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 15.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 44.6
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.7 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 39.3
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P245/50YR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40HR19 P275/45YR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4707 3902
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9.5 18 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 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
4.7 L/285 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
449 @ 5250 310 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 3.31
Trans Order Code
427 250
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
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.59
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 4.57
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Porsche Panamera
Body Style
4MATIC Coupe 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
9.3 8.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5.0

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