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1998 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Comparisons

S320 Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $64,000.00 $65,000.00 $65,300.00
Destination $595.00 $500.00 $2,680.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.2L I6 4.2L V8 4.0L V8
Horsepower 228 @ 5600 RPM 300 @ 6000 RPM 370 @ 6150 RPM
Torque 232 @ 3750 RPM 295 @ 3300 RPM 387 @ 3600 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 3199 4172 3980
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.5 X 3.3 3.3 X 3.7 3.6 X 4.0
Compression Ratio 10:1 10.8:1 8.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 17 17 16
Highway (mpg) 23 25 21

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4479.8 3902.2 4215.2
Wheelbase (in.) 119.7 113.0 113.0
Length (in.) 201.3 198.2 197.8
Width (in.) 74.3 74.0 70.8
Height (in.) 58.5 56.7 53.1
Track Front (in.) 63.2 62.6 59.1
Track Rear (in.) 62.2 62.2 59.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 38.0 37.1 37.2
Rear Headroom (in.) 37.8 37.9 36.3
Front Legroom (in.) 41.3 41.3 41.2
Rear Legroom (in.) 36.1 38.4 34.3
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 61.7 58.3 57.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 61.3 57.1 57.3
Front Hip Room (in.) 57.1 N/A 57.3
Rear Hip Room (in.) 57.6 N/A 61.0

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 108.1 99.8 93.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone multi-link wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link wishbone wishbone
Tires 225/60R16 225/60R16 255/45R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A Std. N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. Std. Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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