Specs

Research 2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4.3L S430 Sedan

Brakes

Brake Type Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x 1.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.9
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 100
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150

Engine

Displacement 4.3L/260
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3000-4400
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 203.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1
Wheelbase (in) 121.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 37.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3
Second Hip Room (in) 38.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.4
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -

Summary

Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front 4-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size 245/45YR18
Front Tire Size 225/60HR16
Rear Tire Size 275/40YR18
Rear Tire Size 225/60HR16
Spare Tire Size Full-Size

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.59
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.82
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Vehicle

EPA Classification Large

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4133

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5

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