Specs

Research 2003 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) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -

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) 57.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1
Wheelbase (in) 121.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.3

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
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) - TBD -
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 - TBD -
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 Independent 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 Independent 5-Link

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size 245/45ZR18
Front Tire Size 225/55HR17
Rear Tire Size 265/40ZR18
Rear Tire Size 225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size Full-Size

Trailering

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

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) 4160

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 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.0
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5

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