2005 - 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC - specs, fuel economy, dimensions, MPG

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Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 550 (388 Hp) 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 550 (388 Hp) 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 N/A
Fuel economy - extra urban N/A
Fuel economy - combined 20 US MPG
24 UK MPG
8.5 km/l
11.7 l/100km
CO2 emissionsN/A
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 10.6 lbs/hp
4.8 kg/hp
208 hp/tonne
Weight-to-torque ratio 10.5 lbs/lb-ft
209.6 lb-ft/tonne
3.5 kg/Nm
284.2 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 rpm.
Max engine rpm (redline) N/A
Engine layout Front, Longitudinal
Engine Model/Code M 273.961
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 12.15 US qt
10.12 UK qt
11.5 l
Engine systemsN/A
Space, Volume and weights
Curb Weight 4111.6 lbs
1865 kg
Permissible maximum weight 5610.8 lbs
2545 kg
Maximum load1499.1 lbs
680 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 N/A
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 N/A
Rear overhang N/A
Ride height (ground clearance) N/A
Drag coefficient (Cd) N/A
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) N/A
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 The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
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, Electric Assisted
Tires size 255/45 R18
Wheel rims size8.5J x 18

What are the production years of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC?
The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC was produced from 2005 until 2009. The exact production years of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC are 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009.

What is the powertrain of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC?
The powertrain unit of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC is Internal Combustion engine.

What is the bodystyle of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC?
The bodystyle of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC is 5-seat 4-door Sedan.

What are the performance specs of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 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 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC in terms of fuel economy, fuel consumption and emissions are as follows. The combined fuel consumption is 11.7 l/100 km, as the combined fuel economy is 20.1 US mpg or 24.1 imperial mpg.

What is the type of fuel which 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC uses?
The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC uses Petrol (Gasoline).

How fast is the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC?
The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 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 550 (388 Hp) 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 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC?
The maximum power of the combustion engine of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 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 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC?
The maximum torque of the combustion engine of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC is 530 Nm or 390.9 lb-ft. It is achieved at 2800 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 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC?
The layout of the combustion engine of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC is Front, Longitudinal. The engine code of the ICE is M 273.961.

What are the engine displacement, cylinder layout and bore x stroke of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC?
The engine displacement of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 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 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC? How many valves does the engine have?
The combustion engine of the 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 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 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC?
The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class (W221) S 550 (388 Hp) 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 550 (388 Hp) 7G-TRONIC take?
The 2005 Mercedes-Benz S-class Sedan S 550 (388 Hp) 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