Compare 2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class vs 2018 Porsche Panamera

2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class
2018 Porsche Panamera
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AMG S 63 4MATIC Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC Convertible 15 24 $166,935 $179,500
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC Coupe 17 27 $155,961 $167,700
S-Class AMG S 63 4MATIC Sedan 17 26 $137,175 $147,500
S-Class AMG S 65 Convertible 14 21 $233,337 $250,900
S-Class AMG S 65 Coupe 13 21 $222,177 $238,900
S-Class AMG S 65 Sedan 13 22 $213,435 $229,500
S-Class Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan 16 25 $156,798 $168,600
S-Class Maybach S 650 Sedan 13 21 $184,791 $198,700
S-Class S 450 4MATIC Sedan 18 28 $86,397 $92,900
S-Class S 450 Sedan 19 28 $83,607 $89,900
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Coupe 17 27 $115,785 $124,500
S-Class S 560 4MATIC Sedan 17 27 $95,697 $102,900
S-Class S 560 Convertible 17 26 $123,969 $133,300
S-Class S 560 Sedan 17 27 $92,907 $99,900
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4 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Panamera 4 AWD 21 27 N/A $89,600
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid AWD N/A N/A N/A $99,600
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive AWD N/A N/A N/A $104,100
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo AWD N/A N/A N/A $104,000
Panamera 4 Executive AWD 21 27 N/A $96,300
Panamera 4 Sport Turismo AWD 20 26 N/A $96,200
Panamera 4S AWD 21 28 N/A $103,000
Panamera 4S Executive AWD 21 28 N/A $113,900
Panamera 4S Sport Turismo AWD 20 26 N/A $109,200
Panamera RWD 21 28 N/A $85,000
Panamera Turbo AWD 18 25 N/A $150,000
Panamera Turbo Executive AWD 18 25 N/A $160,000
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid AWD N/A N/A N/A $184,400
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive AWD N/A N/A N/A $194,800
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo AWD N/A N/A N/A $188,400
Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo AWD 18 23 N/A $154,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$166,935
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$179,500
$89,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2992 / month
$1493 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz continues to push the envelope for comfort. safety, and autonomous driving aids, while improving upon its effortless power and dignified road manners. The 2018 Porsche Panamera is a worthy four-seater for the vaunted Porsche badge.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
60.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.6 -
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.3 76.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 65.8
Length, Overall (in)
198.9 198.8
Height, Overall (in)
56 56
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.7 65
Wheelbase (in)
115.9 116.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 46
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 17.4
Brakes
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)
14.2 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)
15.4 13.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 23.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 39
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35YR20 P295/40YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
R01 NA
Front Tire Size
P255/40YR20 P265/45YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
R01 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4817 4079
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 19 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9.5 19 X 10.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
520 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Engine
Displacement
4.0 L/243 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
603 @ 5500 330 @ 5400
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
664 @ 2750 331 @ 1340
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 21
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.68
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.47 3.36
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.31 2.08
Trans Type
9 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.93 5.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.24
Trans Order Code
421 G1G
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.42
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.50 5.97
Summary
Body Style
4MATIC Cabriolet 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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 7.7

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