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2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Comparisons

S400 Hybrid Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $91,850.00 $97,000.00 $112,750.00
Destination $875.00 $895.00 $895.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 3.5L V6 4.4L V8 5.0L V8
Horsepower 295 @ 6000 RPM 455 @ 5500 RPM 438 @ N/A RPM
Torque 284 @ 2400 RPM 515 @ 2000 RPM N/A @ N/A RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 3498 4395 4969
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.7 X 3.4 3.5 X 3.5 3.7 X 3.5
Compression Ratio 10.7:1 10.0:1 11.8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 19 17 19
Highway (mpg) 25 24 23

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4629.7 4795.1 5202.9
Wheelbase (in.) 124.6 120.9 121.7
Length (in.) 206.5 199.8 203.9
Width (in.) 73.7 74.9 73.8
Height (in.) 58.0 58.5 58.3
Track Front (in.) 62.9 63.8 63.4
Track Rear (in.) 63.2 64.3 63.4
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 37.8 40.6 38.0
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.5 38.5 38.0
Front Legroom (in.) 41.9 41.3 43.7
Rear Legroom (in.) 42.3 38.9 N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 59.1 59.2 58.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 58.7 57.4 56.4
Front Hip Room (in.) 60.8 N/A 55.4
Rear Hip Room (in.) 60.9 N/A 55.5

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 109.4 N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone multi-link
Rear Suspension multi-link multi-link multi-link
Tires 255/45R18 245/45R19 245/45R19

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive 4x4 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 Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

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 Std. N/A 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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