When comparing the Hyundai Equus's and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class's specifications and ratings, the Hyundai Equus has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Hyundai Equus's and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class's specifications and ratings, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a better car than the Hyundai Equus.
Hyundai Equus vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pricing
A used 2016 Hyundai Equus ranges from $11,685 to $25,025 while a used 2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is priced between $26,991 to $72,500.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Hyundai Equus’s base engine makes 429 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class base engine makes 449 horsepower. The Equus is rated to deliver an average of 18 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 467 miles. The S-Class is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 549 miles. This gives the Mercedes-Benz S-Class the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Hyundai Equus. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The Hyundai Equus has the advantage in the areas of front leg room, rear head room and cargo space.