Research 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

CLS 550 CLS 550 Coupe


Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.3


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180


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


Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Displacement 4.7 L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 402 @ 5000
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 443 @ 1600
Engine Order Code

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 113.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.1
Track Width, Front (in) 62.9
Height, Overall (in) 55.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1
Length, Overall (in) 195

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 58
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1
Front Head Room (in) 36.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5
Second Hip Room (in) 57.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.3
Passenger Capacity 4


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


Steering Type Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37


Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz CLS
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


Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code 811
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P255/35ZR19
Rear Tire Size P285/30ZR19
Front Tire Size P255/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P285/35ZR18
Front Tire Order Code


Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.47
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.93
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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86


EPA Classification Compact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4233


Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 9.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 10
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 10
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 10
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 9
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 9
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 9
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum