2005 - 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC - specs, fuel economy, dimensions, MPG

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Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC - specs, MPG, dimensions

General information
BrandMercedes-Benz
Model S-class
Model year of the generation and generation2005, S-class (W221)
Engine / Trim S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC
Production years2005 - 2009
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body type5-Seat 4-Door Sedan
Performance specs
Fuel economy at Low speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at Medium speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at high speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy at very high speed (WLTP) N/A
Fuel economy - combined (WLTP) N/A
CO2 emissions (WLTP)N/A
Fuel economy - urban 13 - 12.9 US MPG
16 - 15.5 UK MPG
5.6-5.5 km/l
18-18.2 l/100km
Fuel economy - extra urban 27 - 26.1 US MPG
32 - 31.4 UK MPG
11.4-11.1 km/l
8.8-9.0 l/100km
Fuel economy - combined 19 - 19.1 US MPG
23 - 23 UK MPG
8.3-8.1 km/l
12.1-12.3 l/100km
CO2 emissions465 - 473 g/mi
289-294 g/km
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Acceleration 0 - 60 mph 5.1 s
Acceleration 0 - 62 mph5.4 s
Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h5.4 s
Acceleration 0 - 200 km/h N/A
Acceleration 0 - 300 km/h N/A
Maximum speed 155 mph
250 km/h
100 km/h - 0 N/A
200 km/h - 0 N/A
Emission standard N/A
Weight-to-power ratio 11 lbs/hp
5 kg/hp
200.5 hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 10.9 lbs/lb-ft
202 lb-ft/tonne
3.7 kg/Nm
273.9 Nm/tonne
Internal combustion engine specs
Power 388 hp @ 6000 rpm.
Power per litre 71 hp/l
Torque 390.9 lb-ft or 530 Nm @ 2800-4800 rpm.
Max engine rpm (redline) N/A
Engine layout Front, Longitudinal
Engine Model/Code M 273.968
Engine displacement 333.25 cu in
5461 cm3
5.5 l
Engine configuration8 cylinders, V-engine
Bore x Stroke 3.86 x 3.56 in
98 x 90.5 mm
Compression ratio 10.7:1
Number of valves per cylinder 4
Fuel injection system Multi-point indirect injection
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine oil capacity 8.98 US qt
7.48 UK qt
8.5 l
Engine oil specification 0W-30, 0W-40, 5W-30, 5W-40 / MB 229.5
Coolant capacity 8.98 US qt
7.48 UK qt
8.5 l
Engine systemsN/A
Space, Volume and weights
Curb Weight 4265.9 lbs
1935 kg
Permissible maximum weight 5776.1 lbs
2620 kg
Maximum load1510.2 lbs
685 kg
Minimum Trunk space 19.78 cu ft
560 l cu ft
Fuel tank capacity 23.78 US gal
19.8 UK gal
90 l
AdBlue tank N/A
Max. roof load N/A
Permissible trailer load with brakes on 8% slope N/A
Permissible trailer load with brakes on 12% slope N/A
Permissible trailer load without brakes N/A
Permissible towbar download N/A
Dimensions
Length 199.96 in
5079 mm
Width 73.7 in
1872 mm
Width with mirrors folded N/A
Width including mirrors 83.27 in
2115 mm
Height 57.99 in
1473 mm
Wheelbase 119.49 in
3035 mm
Front track 63.15 in
1604 mm
Rear track 63.23 in
1606 mm
Front overhang 34.29 in
871 mm
Rear overhang 46.18 in
1173 mm
Ride height (ground clearance) N/A
Drag coefficient (Cd) N/A
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 38.7 ft
11.8 m
Approach angle N/A
Departure angle N/A
Ramp-over angle N/A
Climb angle N/A
Wading depth N/A
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture N/A
Drive wheel All wheel drive (4x4)
Number of gears and type of the gearbox7 gears, G-TRONIC automatic transmission
Front suspension Air suspension
Rear suspension Air suspension
Front brakesVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discs
Assisting systemsABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Steering type Steering rack and pinion
Tires size 235/55 R17
Wheel rims size8J x 17

What are the production years of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC?
The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC was produced from 2005 until 2009. The exact production years of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC are 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

What is the powertrain of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC?
The powertrain unit of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC is Internal Combustion engine.

What is the bodystyle of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC?
The bodystyle of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC is 5-seat 4-door Sedan.

What are the performance specs of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC in terms of fuel economy, fuel consumption and emissions, regarding the manufacturer Mercedes-Benz?
Regarding the manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, the performance specs of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC in terms of fuel economy, fuel consumption and emissions are as follows. The fuel consumption, measured in urban conditions is 18 l/100 km, as the fuel economy in urban conditions is 13.1 US mpg or 15.7 imperial mpg. The fuel consumption, measured in extra urban conditions is 8.8 l/100 km, as the fuel economy in extra urban conditions is 26.7 US mpg or 32.1 imperial mpg. The combined fuel consumption is 12.1 l/100 km, as the combined fuel economy is 19.4 US mpg or 23.3 imperial mpg. The combined CO2 emissions are 289 grams per kilometre or 465 grams per mile.

What is the type of fuel which 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC uses?
The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC uses Petrol (Gasoline).

How fast is the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC?
The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC can accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h or 62 mph for 5.4 seconds. Regarding the Mercedes-Benz, the maximum speed of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC is 250 km/h or 155 mph.

What is the maximum power of the combustion engine of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC?
The maximum power of the combustion engine of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC is 388 hp. It is achieved at 6000 prm. The specific output is 71 hp per l.

What is the maximum torque of the combustion engine of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC?
The maximum torque of the combustion engine of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC is 530 Nm or 390.9 lb-ft. It is achieved at 2800-4800 prm. The specific torque is 97.1 Nm per l or 71.6 lb-ft per l.

What are the layout and the code of the combustion engine of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC?
The layout of the combustion engine of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC is Front, Longitudinal. The engine code of the ICE is M 273.968.

What are the engine displacement, cylinder layout and bore x stroke of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC?
The engine displacement of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC is 5461 cm3 or 333.25 cu in or 5.5 l.The ICE has 8 cylinders. The cylinder layout is V-engine. Bore x stroke are 98 x 90.5 mm or 3.86 x 3.56. Bore to stroke ratio is 1.08:1. The engine is over-square.

What is the compression ratio of the combustion engine of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC? How many valves does the engine have?
The combustion engine of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC has a compression ration of 10.7:1. It has 4 valves per cylinder or 32 valves at all.

What is the fuel injection system, the engine aspiration and the valvetrain of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC?
The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC has a internal combustion engine, or a thermal (also called heat) engine. The fuel injection system of this engine is Multi-point indirect injection. The engine aspiration is Naturally aspirated engine. The valvetrain of the ICE is DOHC.

What is the recommended engine oil and how much oil does a 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC take?
The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 500 (388 Hp) 4MATIC 7G-TRONIC takes 8.5 l or 8.98 US qt or 7.48 UK qt. The recommended oil viscosity / specifications are as follows:
0W-30, 0W-40, 5W-30, 5W-40 / MB 229.5