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

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Invoice Price

$166,935
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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

Subcompact Cars Large Cars

Interior Dimensions

Second Head Room (in)

37.6 -

Second Hip Room (in)

53.1 -

Front Head Room (in)

37.7 -

Passenger Capacity

4 4

Front Hip Room (in)

60.6 -

Second Shoulder Room (in)

49.5 -

Front Shoulder Room (in)

57 -

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

75.3 76.3

Track Width, Front (in)

64.7 65.8

Min Ground Clearance (in)

4.5 NA

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

7 -

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)

- 46

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)

- 17.4

Brakes

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

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)

24.3 23.7

Steering

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

- 39

Tires

Front Tire Size

P255/40YR20 P265/45YR19

Spare Tire Size

NA NA

Front Tire Order Code

R01 NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P285/35YR20 P295/40YR19

Rear Tire Order Code

R01 NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4817 4079

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

20 X 9.5 19 X 10.5

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

20 X 8.5 19 X 9

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

520 -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 -

Engine

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

Displacement

4.0 L/243 3.0 L/183

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

603 @ 5500 330 @ 5400

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

15 21

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

18 23

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

24 27

Transmission

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

3.33 3.24

Trans Order Code

421 G1G

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.66 1.42

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.72 0.53

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 0.84

First Gear Ratio (:1)

5.50 5.97

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

2.47 3.36

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

2.31 2.08

Trans Type

9 8

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.86 0.68

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.21 1.05

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

4.93 5.22

Summary

Vehicle Name

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Porsche Panamera

Body Style

4MATIC Cabriolet 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

9.8 7.7

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