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Compare Mercedes S-class W222 facelift [AMG S 63 L 4MATIC] vs Audi A6 C8 [35 TDI] vs BMW M3 G80 [M3]

Reviews

Neo score
87%
66%
77%
Pros
  • The last of the M279 bi-turbo V12s
  • Return of I6 engines
  • Superb suspension setup
  • Ingenious MBC hydraulic suspension
  • Good exterior styling
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Low official fuel consumption
  • Good suspension setup
  • Great S58 engine
  • Good performance
  • Very high price
Cons
  • S63 AMG became AWD only
  • Downsized drivetrain with high turbo boost
  • Somewhat over-styled yet still generic
  • Too many electronics
  • Too many electronic gizmos
  • Reliability concerns
  • Very ugly front end

Price

MSRP
54900 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

AMG S 63 L 4MATIC
AMG S 65 L
S 350d L 4MATIC
S 350d 4MATIC
S 350d
S 350d L
S 400d 4MATIC
S 400d L 4MATIC
S 400d L
S 400d
S 450 4MATIC
S 450 L 4MATIC
S 450
S 450 L
S 500 L
S 500
S 560 L 4MATIC
S 560 4MATIC
S 560 L
S 560
S 560e L
S 600 L
35 TDI
40 TDI
40 TDI quattro
45 TDI quattro
45 TFSI
45 TFSI quattro
45 TFSI ultra
45 TFSI ultra quattro
50 TDI quattro
50 TFSI e quattro
55 TFSI e quattro
55 TFSI quattro
M3
M3 Competition
M3 Competition xDrive

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
510 L / 18.0 cu-ft
530 L / 18.7 cu-ft
480 L / 17.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
13.5 L / 14.3 qt
12.6 L / 13.3 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
9.0 L / 9.5 qt
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
63.0 L / 16.6 gal
59.0 L / 15.6 gal
Passengers
4
5
5
Payload
750 kg / 1653 lbs
610 kg / 1345 lbs
505 kg / 1113 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
11.0 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
10.5 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
13.7 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Steering Ratio
15
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone / Multi-link, MBC
Multi-link
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link, Airmatic
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
Front wheel tires: 255/45 R19 Rear wheel tires: 285/40 R19
225/60 R 17 99 Y
275/40 ZR18 103Y XL (front) / 285/35 ZR19 103Y XL
Turning Circle
12.3 m / 40.5 ft
12.1 m / 39.7 ft
12.2 m

Construction

Battery | Capacity
13.5 kWh (gross)
14.1 kWh (gross)
70 Ah
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door mild-hybrid Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
118 mm / 4.6 in
120 mm
Size | Height
1499 mm / 59.0 in
1457 mm / 57.4 in
1433 mm
Size | Length
5294 mm / 208.4 in
4939 mm / 194.4 in
4794 mm / 188.7 in
Size | Width
1914 mm / 75.4 in
1886 mm / 74.3 in | 2110 mm / 83.1 in (mirror unfolded)
1903 mm
Track Width | Front
1643.0 mm / 64.7 in
1630.0 mm / 64.2 in
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
1605.0 mm / 63.2 in
Weight
1995.0 kg / 4398.2 lbs
1645.0 kg / 3626.6 lbs
1780 kg
Wheel Size
Front wheel rims: 8.5J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 9.5J x 19
7.5J x 17
18" (front) / 19" (rear)
Wheelbase
3165 mm / 124.6 in
2924 mm / 115.1 in
2857 mm / 112.5 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
3.5 sec
9.3 sec
4.2 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
3.3 sec
8.8 sec
4.0 sec
CO2 Emission
203 g/km
104 ~ 112 g/km
248 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.26
0.33
Electric Range
46.0 km / 28.6 mi
Fuel Economy
8.9 L/100km / 26.4 MPG (combined) | 11.7 L/100km / 20.1 MPG (urban) | 7.3 L/100km / 32.2 MPG (highway)
4.0 L/100km / 58.8 MPG (combined) | 4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (urban) | 3.7 L/100km / 63.6 MPG (highway)
10.8 L/100km / 21.8 MPG (combined) | 15.6 L/100km / 15.1 MPG (urban) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
224.0 km/h / 139.2 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Euro 6d - TEMP
Euro 6d
Engine
M 177.980
DEZD
S58B30T0
Engine | Bore
81.0 mm / 3.2 in
84.0 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
8.6:1
16.0:1
9.3:1
Engine | Displacement
4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 cc
2.0 L / 120.1 cu-in / 1968.0 cc
3.0 L / 182.6 cu-in / 2993.0 cc
Engine | Power
612.0 hp / 456.4 kW @ 5500-6000 rpm
163.0 hp / 121.5 kW @ 3250-4200 rpm
480.0 hp / 357.9 kW @ 6250 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
153.7 hp/L / 2.5 hp/cu-in
82.8 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
160.4 hp/L / 2.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
95.5 mm / 3.8 in
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 2750-4500 rpm
370 Nm / 272.9 lb-ft @ 1500-3000 rpm
550 Nm / 405.7 lb-ft @ 2650-6130 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Twin-scroll turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Fuel Capacity
59 L
Transmission | Gears
9-speed
7-speed / 8-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic MCT AMG SPEEDSHIFT
DCT / automatic
Manual

Production

Availability
2017 ~ 2020
2019
2020
Debut
2018 Geneva Motor Show
2020-09-23
Made In
Germany, China, India
Germany
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