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Compare BMW M5 F90 LCI vs Mercedes Maybach S-Class Z223

Reviews

Neoscore
89%
80%
Pros
  • Superb performance
  • Classy styling (last from BMW)
  • Still powered by V8
  • Good handling
  • Last chance to get a Mercedes V12
  • Very comfortable
Cons
  • Reliability concerns
  • Ugly exterior styling
  • Too much focus on electronic gimmicks

Variants

M5
M5 Competition
M5 CS
S 580 4MATIC
S 680 4MATIC

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft
S 580 4MATIC505 L / 17.8 cu-ftS 680 4MATIC495 L / 17.5 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
S 580 4MATIC9.5 L / 10.0 qtS 680 4MATIC10.5 L / 11.1 qt
Fuel Capacity
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
76.0 L / 20.1 gal
Passengers
M55M5 Competition5M5 CS4
4
Payload
M5545 kg / 1202 lbsM5 Competition545 kg / 1202 lbsM5 CS465 kg / 1025 lbs
S 580 4MATIC695 kg / 1532 lbsS 680 4MATIC615 kg / 1356 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
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
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Pneumatic
Tire Size
M5275/40 ZR19 105Y XL, 285/40 ZR19 107Y XLM5 Competition275/35 ZR20 102Y XL, 285/35 ZR20 104Y XLM5 CSFront wheel tires: 275/35 ZR20 102Y XL Rear wheel tires: 285/35 ZR20 104Y XL
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
12.6 m / 41.3 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
M5133 mm / 5.2 inM5 Competition128 mm / 5.0 inM5 CS119 mm / 4.7 in
130 mm / 5.1 in
Size | Height
M51473 mm / 58.0 inM5 Competition1469 mm / 57.8 inM5 CS1468 mm / 57.8 in
1510 mm / 59.4 in
Size | Length
M54983 mm / 196.2 inM5 Competition4983 mm / 196.2 inM5 CS5001 mm / 196.9 in
5469 mm / 215.3 in
Size | Width
M51903 mm / 74.9 in | 2126 mm / 83.7 in (mirror unfolded)M5 Competition1903 mm / 74.9 in | 2126 mm / 83.7 in (mirror unfolded)M5 CS1903 mm / 74.9 in
1921 mm / 75.6 in | 2109 mm / 83.0 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
M51626.0 mm / 64.0 inM5 Competition1625.0 mm / 64.0 inM5 CS1625.0 mm / 64.0 in
1655.0 mm / 65.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1594.0 mm / 62.8 inM51594 mmM5 Competition1594 mm
1683.0 mm / 66.3 in
Weight
M51895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbsM5 Competition1895.0 kg / 4177.8 lbsM5 CS1825.0 kg / 4023.4 lbs
S 580 4MATIC2215.0 kg / 4883.2 lbsS 680 4MATIC2275.0 kg / 5015.5 lbs
Wheel Size
M59.5J x 19, 10.5J x 19M5 Competition9.5J x 20, 10.5J x 20M5 CSFront wheel rims: 9.5J x 20 Rear wheel rims: 10.5J x 20
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
2982 mm / 117.4 in
3396 mm / 133.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
M53.4 secM5 Competition3.3 secM5 CS3.0 sec
S 580 4MATIC4.8 secS 680 4MATIC4.5 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
M53.2 secM5 Competition3.1 secM5 CS2.9 sec
S 580 4MATIC4.6 secS 680 4MATIC4.3 sec
CO2 Emission
M5239 ~ 242 g/kmM5 Competition239 ~ 242 g/kmM5 CS253 ~ 258 g/km
S 580 4MATIC233 ~ 248 g/kmS 680 4MATIC305 ~ 322 g/km
Fuel Economy
M510.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (combined) | 15.4 L/100km / 15.3 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)M5 Competition10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (combined) | 15.3 L/100km / 15.4 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)M5 CS11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 16.6 L/100km / 14.2 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 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
M5250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphM5 Competition250.0 km/h / 155.3 mphM5 CS305.0 km/h / 189.5 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
M5EURO 6d - TEMPM5 CompetitionEURO 6d - TEMPM5 CSEuro 6d
Euro 6D-ISC-FCM
Engine
S 580 4MATICM 176S 680 4MATICM 279
Engine | Bore
89.0 mm / 3.5 in
S 580 4MATIC83.0 mm / 3.3 inS 680 4MATIC82.6 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
9.0:1S 580 4MATIC10.5:1S 680 4MATIC9.0:1
Engine | Displacement
4.4 L / 268.2 cu-in / 4395.0 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
M5600.0 hp / 447.4 kW @ 6000 rpmM5 Competition625.0 hp / 466.1 kW @ 6000 rpmM5 CS635.0 hp / 473.5 kW @ 6000 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 | Specific Output
M5136.5 hp/L / 2.2 hp/cu-inM5 Competition142.2 hp/L / 2.3 hp/cu-inM5 CS144.5 hp/L / 2.4 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
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
S 580 4MATIC92.0 mm / 3.6 inS 680 4MATIC93.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
M5750 Nm / 553.2 lb-ft @ 1800-5600 rpmM5 Competition750 Nm / 553.2 lb-ft @ 1800-5860 rpmM5 CS750 Nm / 553.2 lb-ft @ 1800-5950 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
Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 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
68 L
Transmission | Gears
8-speed
9
Transmission | Type
Automatic Steptronic
Automatic 9G-TRONIC

Production

Availability
M52020M5 Competition2020M5 CS2021
2021S 680 4MATIC2021 Q2
Debut
2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
S 580 4MATIC2020-11
Facelift
2020-06-18
Made In
Germany
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