Specs

Research 2004 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 ABS System 4 Wheel
Brake Type Power
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.1 x 1.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

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

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73
Track Width, Rear (in) 62
Track Width, Front (in) 62
Height, Overall (in) 57
Length, Overall (in) 203
Wheelbase (in) 122
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Second Hip Room (in) 59.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.4
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18

Steering

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

Summary

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

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
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

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

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) 0.73
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 7
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.82
Clutch Size (in)

Vehicle

EPA Classification Large

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4160

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0