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Compare Cadillac CT4 vs Mercedes Maybach S-Class Z223

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Neoscore
85%
80%
Pros
  • Beautiful design
  • Good build quality
  • Superb performance in the CT4-V
  • Last chance to get a Mercedes V12
  • Very comfortable
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Low cargo capacity
  • Ugly exterior styling
  • Too much focus on electronic gimmicks

Variants

2.0 Turbo
2.0 Turbo AWD
2.7 Turbo
2.7 Turbo AWD
CT4-V
CT4-V BLACKWING
S 580 4MATIC
S 680 4MATIC

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
303 L / 10.7 cu-ft
S 580 4MATIC505 L / 17.8 cu-ftS 680 4MATIC495 L / 17.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
2.0 Turbo10.4 L / 11.0 qt2.0 Turbo AWD10.4 L / 11.0 qt2.7 Turbo13.0 L / 13.7 qt2.7 Turbo AWD13.0 L / 13.7 qtCT4-V13.0 L / 13.7 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
2.0 Turbo5.0 L / 5.3 qt2.0 Turbo AWD5.0 L / 5.3 qt2.7 Turbo5.7 L / 6.0 qt2.7 Turbo AWD5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT4-V5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT4-V BLACKWING6.6 L / 7.0 qt
S 580 4MATIC9.5 L / 10.0 qtS 680 4MATIC10.5 L / 11.1 qt
Fuel Capacity
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
76.0 L / 20.1 gal
Passengers
5
4
Payload
S 580 4MATIC695 kg / 1532 lbsS 680 4MATIC615 kg / 1356 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
2.0 TurboVentilated discs, 300 mm2.0 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 300 mm2.7 TurboVentilated discs, 300 mm2.7 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 300 mmCT4-VVentilated discs, 321 mmCT4-V BLACKWINGVentilated discs, 380x34 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
2.0 TurboVentilated discs, 315 mm2.0 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 315 mm2.7 TurboVentilated discs, 315 mm2.7 Turbo AWDVentilated discs, 315 mmCT4-VVentilated discs, 315 mmCT4-V BLACKWINGVentilated discs, 340.5x28 mm
Ventilated discs
Chassis Type
Unibody
Offroad | Approach Angle
14.7 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
9.9 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
15.4 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Pneumatic
Tire Size
2.0 Turbo225/45 R17, 235/40 R182.0 Turbo AWD225/45 R17, 235/40 R182.7 Turbo225/45 R17, 235/40 R182.7 Turbo AWD225/45 R17, 235/40 R18CT4-V235/40 R18CT4-V BLACKWINGFront wheel tires: 255/35 R18 Rear wheel tires: 275/35 R18
Front wheel tires: 255/45 R19, 255/40 R20, 265/35 R21 Rear wheel tires: 255/45 R19, 255/40 R20, 285/35 R20, 265/35 R21
Turning Circle
2.0 Turbo11.3 m / 37.1 ft2.0 Turbo AWD11.6 m / 38.0 ft2.7 Turbo11.3 m / 37.1 ft2.7 Turbo AWD11.6 m / 38.0 ftCT4-V11.3 m / 37.1 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
Full-size limousineS 580 4MATIC4-door mild-hybrid SedanS 680 4MATIC4-door Sedan
Platform
Mercedes-Benz MRA

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
130 mm / 5.1 in
Size | Height
2.0 Turbo1423 mm / 56.0 in2.0 Turbo AWD1423 mm / 56.0 in2.7 Turbo1423 mm / 56.0 in2.7 Turbo AWD1423 mm / 56.0 inCT4-V1423 mm / 56.0 inCT4-V BLACKWING1422 mm / 56.0 in
1510 mm / 59.4 in
Size | Length
2.0 Turbo4756 mm / 187.2 in2.0 Turbo AWD4756 mm / 187.2 in2.7 Turbo4756 mm / 187.2 in2.7 Turbo AWD4756 mm / 187.2 inCT4-V4756 mm / 187.2 inCT4-V BLACKWING4755 mm / 187.2 in
5469 mm / 215.3 in
Size | Width
2.0 Turbo1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)2.0 Turbo AWD1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)2.7 Turbo1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)2.7 Turbo AWD1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)CT4-V1815 mm / 71.5 in | 1974 mm / 77.7 in (mirror unfolded)CT4-V BLACKWING1814 mm / 71.4 in
1921 mm / 75.6 in | 2109 mm / 83.0 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1532.0 mm / 60.3 in
1655.0 mm / 65.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1568.0 mm / 61.7 in
1683.0 mm / 66.3 in
Weight
2.0 Turbo1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbs2.0 Turbo AWD1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbs2.7 Turbo1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbs2.7 Turbo AWD1570.0 kg / 3461.3 lbsCT4-V1640.0 kg / 3615.6 lbs
S 580 4MATIC2215.0 kg / 4883.2 lbsS 680 4MATIC2275.0 kg / 5015.5 lbs
Wheel Size
2.0 Turbo8J x 17, 8 J x 182.0 Turbo AWD8J x 17, 8 J x 182.7 Turbo17J x 17, 18J x 182.7 Turbo AWD17J x 17, 18J x 18CT4-V8.0J x 18CT4-V BLACKWINGFront wheel rims: 9J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 9.5J x 18
Front wheel rims: 8.5J x 19, 9J x 20, 9J x 21 Rear wheel rims: 8.5J x 19, 9J x 20, 10J x 20, 9J x 21
Wheelbase
2775 mm2.0 Turbo2775 mm / 109.3 in2.0 Turbo AWD2775 mm / 109.3 in2.7 Turbo2775 mm / 109.3 in2.7 Turbo AWD2775 mm / 109.3 inCT4-V2775 mm / 109.3 inCT4-V BLACKWING2776 mm / 109.3 in
3396 mm / 133.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
S 580 4MATIC4.8 secS 680 4MATIC4.5 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
S 580 4MATIC4.6 secS 680 4MATIC4.3 sec
CO2 Emission
S 580 4MATIC233 ~ 248 g/kmS 680 4MATIC305 ~ 322 g/km
Fuel Economy
2.0 Turbo8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (combined) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)2.0 Turbo AWD8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (combined) | 10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)2.7 Turbo11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)2.7 Turbo AWD11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 8.4 L/100km / 28.0 MPG (highway)CT4-V11.8 L/100km / 19.9 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (highway)
S 580 4MATIC10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (combined) | 15.2 L/100km / 15.5 MPG (urban) | 7.3 L/100km / 32.2 MPG (highway)S 680 4MATIC13.3 L/100km / 17.7 MPG (combined) | 19.8 L/100km / 11.9 MPG (urban) | 9.5 L/100km / 24.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
2.0 TurboRear-wheel drive2.0 Turbo AWDAll-wheel drive2.7 TurboRear-wheel drive2.7 Turbo AWDAll-wheel driveCT4-VRear-wheel driveCT4-V BLACKWINGFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6D-ISC-FCM
Engine
2.0 TurboLSY2.0 Turbo AWDLSY2.7 TurboL3B2.7 Turbo AWDL3BCT4-VL3BCT4-V BLACKWINGLF4
S 580 4MATICM 176S 680 4MATICM 279
Engine | Bore
2.0 Turbo83.0 mm / 3.3 in2.0 Turbo AWD83.0 mm / 3.3 in2.7 Turbo92.5 mm / 3.6 in2.7 Turbo AWD92.5 mm / 3.6 inCT4-V92.2 mm / 3.6 inCT4-V BLACKWING94.0 mm / 3.7 in
S 580 4MATIC83.0 mm / 3.3 inS 680 4MATIC82.6 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
2.0 Turbo10:12.0 Turbo AWD10:1
9.0:1S 580 4MATIC10.5:1S 680 4MATIC9.0:1
Engine | Displacement
S 580 4MATIC4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 ccS 680 4MATIC6.0 L / 364.9 cu-in / 5980.0 cc
Engine | Power
2.0 Turbo240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 5000 rpm2.0 Turbo AWD240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 5000 rpm2.7 Turbo309.0 hp / 230.4 kW @ 5600 rpm2.7 Turbo AWD309.0 hp / 230.4 kW @ 5600 rpmCT4-V329.0 hp / 245.3 kW @ 5600 rpmCT4-V BLACKWING472.0 hp / 352.0 kW
S 580 4MATIC503.0 hp / 375.1 kW @ 5500 rpm + 20.0 hp / 14.9 kW (electric motor)S 680 4MATIC612.0 hp / 456.4 kW @ 5250-5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
S 580 4MATIC126.3 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-inS 680 4MATIC102.3 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
2.0 Turbo92.3 mm / 3.6 in2.0 Turbo AWD92.3 mm / 3.6 in2.7 Turbo102.0 mm / 4.0 in2.7 Turbo AWD102.0 mm / 4.0 inCT4-V102.0 mm / 4.0 inCT4-V BLACKWING85.6 mm / 3.4 in
S 580 4MATIC92.0 mm / 3.6 inS 680 4MATIC93.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
2.0 Turbo350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm2.0 Turbo AWD350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1500-4000 rpm2.7 Turbo472 Nm / 348.1 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm2.7 Turbo AWD472 Nm / 348.1 lb-ft @ 1800 rpmCT4-V515 Nm / 379.8 lb-ft @ 1800 rpmCT4-V BLACKWING603 Nm / 444.7 lb-ft
S 580 4MATIC700 Nm / 516.3 lb-ft @ 2000-4500 rpm + 200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ftS 680 4MATIC900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 2000-4000 rpm
Engine | Type
2.0 TurboTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0 Turbo AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.7 TurboTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder2.7 Turbo AWDTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinderCT4-VTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderCT4-V BLACKWINGBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
S 580 4MATICBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderS 680 4MATICBi-turbocharged multi-port injected petrol V12 SOHC engine with 3 values per cylinder
Final Drive
2.85
Transmission | Gears
2.0 Turbo8-speed2.0 Turbo AWD8-speed2.7 Turbo10-speed2.7 Turbo AWD10-speedCT4-V10-speedCT4-V BLACKWING10-speed
9
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Automatic 9G-TRONIC

Production

Availability
2.0 Turbo20192.0 Turbo AWD20192.7 Turbo20192.7 Turbo AWD2019CT4-V2019CT4-V BLACKWING2021
2021S 680 4MATIC2021 Q2
Debut
2019-10
S 580 4MATIC2020-11
Made In
US: Michigan, China: Shanghai
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