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Dare to Compare the Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Dare to Compare Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The S-Class Takes on the BMW 7-Series & Lexus LS!

For many sedan shoppers in San Jose, power, style, comfort, and technology are non-negotiable. The BMW 7-Series and Lexus LS Sedans are two popular choices in their segment, offering all of those qualities—and more. In the other corner is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which remains a go-to for luxury lovers with its sharp performance and intuitive infotainment. So, in a side-by-side comparison, which of these premium sedans comes out on top: 2018 BMW 7-Series, 2017 Lexus LS, or the 2018 S 450? Check out our chart below to decide for yourself!

Features 2018 Mercedes-Benz S 450 Sedan 2018 BMW 7-Series 750i Sedan 2017 Lexus LS 460 F-Sport RWD Sedan
Starting MSRP $89,900 $96,400 $80,870
Performance Specs
Engine 3.0L turbo V6 engine 4.4L turbo V8 engine 4.6L V8 engine
Horsepower 362 445 386
Torque 369 480 367
Transmission 9-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters
Suspension AIRMATIC®trong> adaptive air suspension Double-wishbone multi-link aluminum front/integral-v multi-link aluminum rear suspension Sport-tuned and lowered Adaptive Variable Air Suspension
Fuel Economy
EPA-Estimated City MPG 19 17 16
EPA-Estimated Highway MPG 28 25 24
Fuel Tank Capacity 20.7 gallons 20.6 gallons 22.2 gallons
Exterior Dimensions
Length 206.5 inches 206.6 inches 200.0 inches
Width 74.8 inches 74.8 inches 75.9 inches
Height 58.9 inches 58.2 inches 73.8 inches
Wheelbase 124.6 inches 126.4 inches 116.9 inches
Exterior Features
LED Headlamps and Daytime Running Lamps Standard Standard Optional
Heated Windshield Wipers Standard Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Locking Fuel Filler Door/Cap Standard Standard Feature Not Offered
Interior Features
Infotainment 12.3-inch display with navigation 10.2-inch touchscreen with navigation 12.3-inch display with navigation
Touchpad Controller Standard Standard Feature Not Offered
Near-Field Communication Technology Standard Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
64-color LED/3-zone LED ambient lighting Standard Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Safety Features
Second Row Side Airbag Standard Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Front Airbag Deactivation via Child Seat Detection System Standard Feature Not Offered Feature Not Offered
Driver Attention Monitor ATTENTION ASSIST®trong> Attention Assistant Optional
Pre-Collision System PRESAFE® BMW’s Active Protection System Optional

A Blend of Performance & Luxury

While the BMW 7-Series and Lexus LS have much to offer, the new S-Class promises a truly distinctive luxury experience. The S-Class offers a punch of power without sacrificing fuel economy. Packed with ultra-modern technologies, such as a 12.3-inch display with a touchpad controller and Near-Field Communication, the 2018 S-Class lives up to its driver-focused reputation. What’s more, a plethora of safety assists, including all-LED exterior/interior lighting, ATTENTION ASSIST®d PRESAFE®, keep you ahead of the curve.

Don’t Miss the Incredible S-Class!

If you have questions about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, or wish to book a test drive, contact Fletcher Jones Motorcars of Fremont! Our sales team can be reached at (510) 400-7296 any day of the week. We’re located at 5760 Cushing Parkway in Fremont, CA, and readily serve drivers in Sunol, Newark, and throughout Alameda County!

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