Compare 2015 Mercedes-Benz S Class vs 2015 Porsche Panamera

2015 Mercedes-Benz S Class
2015 Porsche Panamera
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4-Door Sedan RWD S 550 Plug-In Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD S 550 17 26 $87,792 $94,400
4-Door Sedan RWD S 550 Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $87,792 $94,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S 550 16 26 $90,582 $97,400
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC S 550 16 24 $111,507 $119,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S 63 AMG 15 23 $131,549 $141,450
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC S 63 AMG 15 23 $149,637 $160,900
4-Door Sedan RWD S 600 13 21 $155,217 $166,900
4-Door Sedan RWD S 65 AMG 13 20 $206,460 $222,000
2-Door Coupe RWD S 65 AMG 13 20 $214,737 $230,900
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4-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 18 28 N/A $78,100
4-Door HB 4 18 27 N/A $82,800
4-Door HB S 17 27 N/A $93,200
4-Door HB 4S 17 27 N/A $98,300
4-Door HB S E-Hybrid 23 29 N/A $99,000
4-Door HB GTS 16 24 N/A $113,400
4-Door HB 4S Executive 17 26 N/A $125,600
4-Door HB Turbo 15 24 N/A $141,300
4-Door HB Turbo Executive 15 24 N/A $161,100
4-Door HB Turbo S 15 24 N/A $180,300
4-Door HB Turbo S Executive 15 24 N/A $200,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$87,792
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$94,400
$78,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1573 / 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
- 18 mpg
Highway
- 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Leg Room (in)
43 33.3
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
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.7 51.9
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
206.5 197.4
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 14.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40 39.3
Tires
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
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P245/50YR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4729 3902
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
520 -
Engine
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
436 @ 5250 310 @ 6200
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-6 Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
479 295 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
58 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 22
Battery Range (mi)
20 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 28
Transmission
Trans Type
7 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 4.57
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 3.31
Trans Order Code
427 250
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.59
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 5.97
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 2.01
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Porsche Panamera
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 15.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 44.6
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5.0
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 8.0

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