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Compare Cadillac CT6 vs Mercedes Maybach S-Class Z223

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Neoscore
86%
80%
Pros
  • Multi-link suspension on all four corners
  • Surprisingly good handling for a large sedan
  • Up to 550hp and 868Nm of torque (CT6-V)
  • Down to very low 1.7L/100km fuel consumption (PHEV)
  • Last chance to get a Mercedes V12
  • Very comfortable
Cons
  • Ugly exterior styling
  • Too much focus on electronic gimmicks

Variants

2.0T
2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV
2.0T PHEV
3.0T V6 AWD
3.6L V6 AWD
CT6-V Blackwing
S 580 4MATIC
S 680 4MATIC

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
2.0T433 L / 15.3 cu-ft2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV310 L / 10.9 cu-ft2.0T PHEV300 L / 10.6 cu-ft3.0T V6 AWD433 L / 15.3 cu-ft3.6L V6 AWD433 L / 15.3 cu-ftCT6-V Blackwing447 L / 15.8 cu-ft
S 580 4MATIC505 L / 17.8 cu-ftS 680 4MATIC495 L / 17.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
2.0T8.6 L / 9.1 qt2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV8.6 L / 9.1 qt2.0T PHEV9.8 L / 10.4 qt3.0T V6 AWD10.6 L / 11.2 qt3.6L V6 AWD9.8 L / 10.4 qtCT6-V Blackwing10.9 L / 11.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
2.0T4.7 L / 5.0 qt2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV4.7 L / 5.0 qt2.0T PHEV4.7 L / 5.0 qt3.0T V6 AWD5.7 L / 6.0 qt3.6L V6 AWD5.7 L / 6.0 qtCT6-V Blackwing9.5 L / 10.0 qt
S 580 4MATIC9.5 L / 10.0 qtS 680 4MATIC10.5 L / 11.1 qt
Fuel Capacity
2.0T74.0 L / 19.5 gal2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV59.0 L / 15.6 gal2.0T PHEV59.0 L / 15.6 gal3.0T V6 AWD74.0 L / 19.5 gal3.6L V6 AWD74.0 L / 19.5 galCT6-V Blackwing73.0 L / 19.3 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
Ventilated discs2.0T13.6 in2.0T PHEV14.5 in
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs2.0T12.4 in2.0T PHEV13.3 in
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
Multi-link
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Pneumatic
Tire Size
245/45 R19; 245/40 R202.0T235/50 R18, 245/45 R19, 245/40 R202.0T (340 Hp) PHEVFront wheel tires: 235/50 R18 Rear wheel tires: 265/45 R182.0T PHEV235/50 R183.0T V6 AWD235/50 R18, 245/45 R19, 245/40 R203.6L V6 AWD235/50 R18, 245/45 R19, 245/40 R20CT6-V Blackwing245/40 ZR20
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
2.0T12.2 m / 40.0 ft2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV12.2 m / 40.0 ft2.0T PHEV12.2 m / 40.0 ft3.0T V6 AWD11.3 m / 37.1 ft3.6L V6 AWD12.2 m / 40.0 ft

Construction

Body Style
2.0T4-door Sedan2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV4-door plug-in hybrid Sedan2.0T PHEV4-door plug-in hybrid Sedan3.0T V6 AWD4-door Sedan3.6L V6 AWD4-door SedanCT6-V Blackwing4-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
2.0T1472 mm / 58.0 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1500 mm / 59.1 in2.0T PHEV1472 mm / 58.0 in3.0T V6 AWD1472 mm / 58.0 in3.6L V6 AWD1472 mm / 58.0 inCT6-V Blackwing1473 mm / 58.0 in
1510 mm / 59.4 in
Size | Length
2.0T5184 mm / 204.1 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV5179 mm / 203.9 in2.0T PHEV5184 mm / 204.1 in3.0T V6 AWD5184 mm / 204.1 in3.6L V6 AWD5184 mm / 204.1 inCT6-V Blackwing5227 mm / 205.8 in
5469 mm / 215.3 in
Size | Width
2.0T1879 mm / 74.0 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1879 mm / 74.0 in2.0T PHEV1879 mm / 74.0 in3.0T V6 AWD1879 mm / 74.0 in3.6L V6 AWD1879 mm / 74.0 inCT6-V Blackwing1880 mm / 74.0 in
1921 mm / 75.6 in | 2109 mm / 83.0 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
2.0T1610.0 mm / 63.4 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1617.0 mm / 63.7 in2.0T PHEV1610.0 mm / 63.4 in3.0T V6 AWD1610.0 mm / 63.4 in3.6L V6 AWD1610.0 mm / 63.4 inCT6-V Blackwing1610.0 mm / 63.4 in
1655.0 mm / 65.2 in
Track Width | Rear
2.0T1626.0 mm / 64.0 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1640.0 mm / 64.6 in2.0T PHEV1626.0 mm / 64.0 in3.0T V6 AWD1626.0 mm / 64.0 in3.6L V6 AWD1626.0 mm / 64.0 inCT6-V Blackwing1626.0 mm / 64.0 in
1683.0 mm / 66.3 in
Weight
2.0T1659.0 kg / 3657.5 lbs2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV2000.0 kg / 4409.2 lbs2.0T PHEV2055.0 kg / 4530.5 lbs3.0T V6 AWD1853.0 kg / 4085.2 lbs3.6L V6 AWD1781.0 kg / 3926.4 lbsCT6-V Blackwing2032.0 kg / 4479.8 lbs
S 580 4MATIC2215.0 kg / 4883.2 lbsS 680 4MATIC2275.0 kg / 5015.5 lbs
Wheel Size
2.0T8J x 18, 8.5J x 19, 8.5J x 202.0T (340 Hp) PHEVFront wheel rims: 18 Rear wheel rims: 182.0T PHEV8J x 183.0T V6 AWD8J x 18, 8.5J x 19J, 8.5J x 203.6L V6 AWD8J x 18, 8.5J x 19, 8.5J x 20CT6-V Blackwing20 in
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
3109 mm / 122.4 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
2.0T5.2 sec2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV5.1 sec2.0T PHEV5.2 secCT6-V Blackwing3.8 sec
S 580 4MATIC4.6 secS 680 4MATIC4.3 sec
CO2 Emission
S 580 4MATIC233 ~ 248 g/kmS 680 4MATIC305 ~ 322 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.30
Fuel Economy
2.0T9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV1.7 L/100km / 138.4 MPG (combined)2.0T PHEV9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)3.0T V6 AWD11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (combined) | 13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 9.0 L/100km / 26.1 MPG (highway)3.6L V6 AWD11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (combined) | 13.1 L/100km / 18.0 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (highway)CT6-V Blackwing16.8 L/100km / 14.0 MPG (urban) | 9.4 L/100km / 25.0 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
2.0TFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVRear-wheel drive2.0T PHEVFront-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive3.0T V6 AWDFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive3.6L V6 AWDFront-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel driveCT6-V BlackwingAll-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6D-ISC-FCM
Engine
2.0TLTG2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVLTG2.0T PHEVLTG3.0T V6 AWDLGW3.6L V6 AWDLGXCT6-V BlackwingLTA
S 580 4MATICM 176S 680 4MATICM 279
Engine | Bore
2.0T86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in3.0T V6 AWD86.0 mm / 3.4 in3.6L V6 AWD95.0 mm / 3.7 inCT6-V Blackwing86.0 mm / 3.4 in
S 580 4MATIC83.0 mm / 3.3 inS 680 4MATIC82.6 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
2.0T9.5:12.0T (340 Hp) PHEV9.5:12.0T PHEV9.5:13.0T V6 AWD9.8:13.6L V6 AWD11.5:1CT6-V Blackwing9.8:1
9.0:1S 580 4MATIC10.5:1S 680 4MATIC9.0:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0T2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc2.0T PHEV2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc3.0T V6 AWD3.0 L / 182.5 cu-in / 2990.0 cc3.6L V6 AWD3.6 L / 222.7 cu-in / 3649.0 ccCT6-V Blackwing4.2 L / 255.8 cu-in / 4192.0 cc
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
2.0T269.0 hp / 200.6 kW @ 5500 rpm2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV276.0 hp / 205.8 kW @ 5300 rpm + 116.0 hp / 86.5 kW (electric motor)2.0T PHEV265.0 hp / 197.6 kW + 100.0 hp / 74.6 kW (electric motor)3.0T V6 AWD409.0 hp / 305.0 kW @ 5700 rpm3.6L V6 AWD340.0 hp / 253.5 kW @ 6800 rpmCT6-V Blackwing550.0 hp / 410.1 kW @ 5000 rpm
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 | Redline
2.0T7000 rpm2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV7000 rpm2.0T PHEV7000 rpm3.0T V6 AWD6500 rpm3.6L V6 AWD7200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
2.0T134.6 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV138.1 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-in2.0T PHEV132.6 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in3.0T V6 AWD136.8 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in3.6L V6 AWD93.2 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-inCT6-V Blackwing131.2 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-in
S 580 4MATIC126.3 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-inS 680 4MATIC102.3 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
2.0T86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in2.0T PHEV86.0 mm / 3.4 in3.0T V6 AWD85.6 mm / 3.4 in3.6L V6 AWD85.8 mm / 3.4 inCT6-V Blackwing90.2 mm / 3.6 in
S 580 4MATIC92.0 mm / 3.6 inS 680 4MATIC93.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
2.0T400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 3000-4500 rpm2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 3000-4300 rpm + 270 Nm / 199.1 lb-ft2.0T PHEV400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft3.0T V6 AWD542 Nm / 399.8 lb-ft @ 2500-5100 rpm3.6L V6 AWD385 Nm / 284.0 lb-ft @ 5300 rpmCT6-V Blackwing868 Nm / 640.2 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
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
2.0TTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine2.0T PHEVTurbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder3.0T V6 AWDBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder3.6L V6 AWDNaturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinderCT6-V BlackwingBi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 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
Fuel Capacity
73.8 L
Transmission | Gears
10-speed2.0T8-speed2.0T (340 Hp) PHEV8-speed2.0T PHEV8-speed3.0T V6 AWD8-speed3.6L V6 AWD8-speedCT6-V Blackwing10-speed
9
Transmission | Type
Automatic2.0TAutomatic Hydra-Matic2.0T (340 Hp) PHEVe-CVT2.0T PHEVe-CVT3.0T V6 AWDAutomatic Hydra-Matic3.6L V6 AWDAutomatic Hydra-MaticCT6-V BlackwingAutomatic
Automatic 9G-TRONIC

Production

Availability
2.0T2016 ~ 20202.0T (340 Hp) PHEV2016 ~ 20202.0T PHEV2017 ~ 20183.0T V6 AWD2016 ~ 20203.6L V6 AWD2016 ~ 2020CT6-V Blackwing2018 ~ 2020
2021S 680 4MATIC2021 Q2
Debut
2015 New York Auto Show
S 580 4MATIC2020-11
Made In
US: Michigan; China: Shanghai
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