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2019 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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Sedan S 450
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan S 450 19 28 $85,775 $91,250
4MATIC Sedan S 450 18 28 $88,595 $94,250
Sedan S 560 17 27 $95,269 $101,350
4MATIC Sedan S 560 17 27 $98,089 $104,350
4MATIC Coupe S 560 17 27 $118,393 $125,950
Cabriolet S 560 17 26 $126,242 $134,300
4MATIC Sedan AMG S 63 17 26 $140,577 $149,550
4MATIC Coupe AMG S 63 17 27 $159,283 $169,450
4MATIC Sedan Maybach S 560 16 25 $160,505 $170,750
4MATIC Cabriolet AMG S 63 15 24 $169,294 $180,100
Sedan Maybach S 650 13 21 $187,906 $199,900
Sedan AMG S 65 13 22 $218,597 $232,550
Coupe AMG S 65 13 21 $226,963 $241,450
Cabriolet AMG S 65 14 21 $238,337 $253,550
55 TFSI quattro
Pricing
Invoice Price
$85,775
$78,772
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$91,250
$83,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1521 / month
$1397 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class delivers effortless power, sublime handling, scads of safety features, and the incontrovertible impression of wealth, tastefully applied. The 2019 Audi A8 plots out the course for next-level self-driving cars, and utilizes other technology to advance its luxury and connectivity.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
43 44.3
Front Head Room (in)
42.1 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
61.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.7 59.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.5
Front Hip Room (in)
61.2 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.8 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.5 64.3
Length, Overall (in)
206.9 208.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5 -
Wheelbase (in)
124.6 123.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 76.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.3 12.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 14.8
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 13.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 21.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 42.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
R02 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50HR18 P255/45HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
R02 NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50HR18 P255/45HR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4553 4751
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
520 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
369 @ 1600 369 @ 1370
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
362 @ 5500 335 @ 5000
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.84
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.50 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.47 3.08
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.31 2.11
Trans Type
9 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.93 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.14
Trans Order Code
421 NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan quattro LWB Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Audi A8
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 8.0
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2019 Mercedes-Benz S Class
  • 2019 S-Class is on sale
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  • Lease: From $1,099 for 36 months
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2019 Audi A8
  • Redesigned 2019 Audi A8 features new upgrades
  • Rebates: $3,000 loyalty
  • Lease: $2,000 bonus
  • Finance: From 3.99% APR for 66 months
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