Research 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

S 550 S 550 Sedan


Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.6
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.4


Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Displacement 4.7 L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 449 @ 5250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 516 @ 1800

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 124.6
Length, Overall (in) 206.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5
Track Width, Front (in) 63.9
Height, Overall (in) 58.8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1

Interior Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.1
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Leg Room (in) 43
Second Head Room (in) 39.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.7


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 21


Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40
Steering Type Rack-Pinion


Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style Sedan


Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link


Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P255/40YR20
Front Tire Size P255/50HR19
Front Tire Size P255/55HR18
Rear Tire Size P285/35YR20
Rear Tire Size P255/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Rear Tire Size P255/50HR19


Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.33
First Gear Ratio (:1) 5.50
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 9
Trans Order Code 427
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.93


EPA Classification Compact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4773


Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 X 9.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 8.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Material
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 8.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum

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