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Compare Mercedes S-class W222 facelift [AMG S 63 L 4MATIC] vs Lexus LS430 XF30 [LS 430 EU] vs Lexus GS 4 facelift [GS 200t]

Reviews

Neo score
87%
80%
88%
Pros
  • The last of the M279 bi-turbo V12s
  • Return of I6 engines
  • Superb suspension setup
  • Ingenious MBC hydraulic suspension
  • Exceptionally robust powertrain
  • Superb fit and finish
  • Good 0.25 drag coefficient
  • Very small turning circle
  • Elegant styling with some presence
  • Exceptionally styling
  • Down to 4.6s 0-100kph time
  • Good 0.26 drag coefficient
  • Great V8 in the GS F
  • Exceptionally reliable
Cons
  • S63 AMG became AWD only
  • Downsized drivetrain with high turbo boost
  • Somewhat over-styled yet still generic
  • Too many electronics
  • Uninspiring I4 engine found its way to the mix
  • Too many hybrids sold

Price

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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
LS 430 EU
LS 430 US
GS 200t
GS 300
GS 300h
GS 350
GS 350 AWD
GS 450h
GS F

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
510 L / 18.0 cu-ft
552 L / 19.5 cu-ft
396 L / 14.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
13.5 L / 14.3 qt
8.4 L / 8.9 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
9.0 L / 9.5 qt
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
84.0 L / 22.2 gal
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
4
5
5
Payload
750 kg / 1653 lbs
520 kg / 1146 lbs
505 kg / 1113 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 315 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 310 mm
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
11.0 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
10.5 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
13.7 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone / Multi-link, MBC
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link, Airmatic
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Tire Size
Front wheel tires: 255/45 R19 Rear wheel tires: 285/40 R19
225/55 R17
235/50 R17, 235/45 R18
Turning Circle
12.3 m / 40.5 ft
10.4 m / 34.1 ft
11.2 m / 36.7 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
13.5 kWh (gross)
Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
118 mm / 4.6 in
130 mm / 5.1 in
Size | Height
1499 mm / 59.0 in
1470 mm / 57.9 in
1455 mm / 57.3 in
Size | Length
5294 mm / 208.4 in
5005 mm / 197.0 in
4880 mm / 192.1 in
Size | Width
1914 mm / 75.4 in
1830 mm / 72.0 in
1840 mm / 72.4 in
Track Width | Front
1643.0 mm / 64.7 in
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
1555.0 mm / 61.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1575.0 mm / 62.0 in
1560.0 mm / 61.4 in
Weight
1995.0 kg / 4398.2 lbs
1830.0 kg / 4034.5 lbs
1665.0 kg / 3670.7 lbs
Wheel Size
Front wheel rims: 8.5J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 9.5J x 19
7.5J x 17
7.5J x 17, 8J x 18
Wheelbase
3165 mm / 124.6 in
2925 mm / 115.2 in
2850 mm / 112.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
3.5 sec
6.7 sec
9.0 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
3.3 sec
6.4 sec
8.6 sec
CO2 Emission
203 g/km
104 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.25
0.27
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)
12.0 L/100km / 19.6 MPG (combined) | 17.5 L/100km / 13.4 MPG (urban) | 8.9 L/100km / 26.4 MPG (highway)
9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (combined) | 10.6 L/100km / 22.2 MPG (urban) | 7.1 L/100km / 33.1 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
230.0 km/h / 142.9 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
500 kg / 1102 lbs (w/o brakes)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Euro 6
Engine
M 177.980
3UZ-FE
2AR-FSE
Engine | Bore
91.0 mm / 3.6 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
8.6:1
10.5:1
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
4.0 L / 243.0 cu-in / 3982.0 cc
4.3 L / 262.0 cu-in / 4293.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
Engine | Power
612.0 hp / 456.4 kW @ 5500-6000 rpm
282.0 hp / 210.3 kW @ 5600 rpm
241.0 hp / 179.7 kW @ 5800 rpm
Engine | Redline
6600 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
153.7 hp/L / 2.5 hp/cu-in
65.7 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
120.6 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
82.5 mm / 3.2 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 2750-4500 rpm
417 Nm / 307.6 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 1650-4400 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
9-speed
5-speed
8-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic MCT AMG SPEEDSHIFT
Automatic
Automatic Sport Direct-Shift

Production

Availability
2017 ~ 2020
2001 ~ 2003
2016 ~ 2018
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