Mercedes Benz S 500
Model Year 2005 (Mercedes Benz W 221), F - Segment (Executive car)

drivers'

3.0

rating

sedan
sedan
x 4
x 4
Rear
Rear
5.5 V8 32v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Mercedes Benz S 500

The German car first seen in 2005 and powered by a 8 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by Mercedes Benz. The engine offers a displacement of 5.5 litre matched to a rear wheel drive system and a automatic gearbox with 7 gears. Vehicle in question is a executive car with the top speed of 250km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 5.4s and consumping around 11.7 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Mercedes Benz

5.5 M273 E55

displacement:
5461
cc
configuration:
8 - V config
 
valves:
32, 4 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
388
hp
torque:
530
Nm
Vehicle information - Mercedes Benz S
not tested
produced:
2005. - 2009.
 
body style:
sedan
4 door
length:
5076
mm
width:
1871
mm
height:
1473
mm
boot:
560
l
fuel tank:
90
l

Performance

Automatic gearbox performance

emission

G

category

automatic

7 gears

average

11.7

l/100km

weight:
1840
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
5.4
s
top speed:
250
km/h
cons. (urban):
17.4
l/100km
cons. (highway):
8.5
l/100km
cons. (average):
11.7
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
279
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

safety
reliability
comfort
practicality
performance
economy
boot space

Safety results for Mercedes Benz S

EuroNCAP: not tested

Other cars that might interest you...

produced from 2007. to 2010.  
EuroNCAP: not tested

acceleration

6%

faster

consumption

13%

higher

power

14%

higher

length

=

equal

weight

5%

higher

fuel tank

=

equal

boot

12%

smaller

boot ext.

12%

smaller

price

35%

higher

produced from 2005. to 2008.  
EuroNCAP: not tested

acceleration

2%

slower

consumption

13%

higher

power

13%

higher

length

1%

shorter

weight

12%

higher

fuel tank

2%

smaller

boot

12%

smaller

boot ext.

12%

smaller

price

59%

lower

produced from 2007. to 2009.  
EuroNCAP: not tested

acceleration

2%

faster

consumption

3%

higher

power

3%

higher

length

=

equal

weight

11%

lower

fuel tank

6%

smaller

boot

19%

smaller

boot ext.

19%

smaller

price

23%

lower

produced from 2002. to 2010.  
EuroNCAP: not tested

acceleration

11%

slower

consumption

25%

higher

power

8%

higher

length

=

equal

weight

19%

higher

fuel tank

=

equal

boot

12%

smaller

boot ext.

12%

smaller

price

40%

lower

produced from 2006. to 2010.  
EuroNCAP: not tested

acceleration

5%

slower

consumption

5%

lower

power

1%

lower

length

1%

shorter

weight

5%

higher

fuel tank

7%

smaller

boot

10%

smaller

boot ext.

10%

smaller

price

18%

higher

Check a car by its VIN number

Visitor comments

See also...