2018 Mercedes-Benz S 560 vs 2018 Maserati Quattroporte

2018 Mercedes-Benz S 560 vs 2018 Maserati Quattroporte

This round of comparisons has two brands up in an interesting head-to-head matchup. What makes it interesting is the fact that Mercedes-Benz and Maserati rarely get compared with each other, mostly because they sell to different markets. They do offer a lot of similar comparisons though, and that’s why we’re bringing up some talking points between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S 560 vs 2018 Maserati Quattroporte.

Let’s look at performance first. With a bit of a steeper price tag, you’d probably also expect the Quattroporte to also perform better under the hood, right? Not exactly. As you’ll notice in the table below, the S 560 edges out its rival pretty handily in areas such as horsepower, torque, transmission speeds, 0 to 60 time, and more. Take a look for yourself!

2018 Mercedes-Benz S 560


2018 Maserati Quattroporte S

$99,900 MSRP $106,660
17 city/27 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 18 city/24 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
463 Horsepower 424
516 lb-ft Torque 428 lb-ft
4.6 seconds 0 to 60 time 5.0 seconds
FWD Drivetrain FWD
Standard Front Power Lumbar Not Available
9 Number of Airbags 8
Standard ATTENTION ASSIST® Not Available
12.3 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8.4 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Audio and Entertainment in the 2018 S 560

Just like it’s younger brother in the S 450, the S 560 has all the technology you’d expect out of a Mercedes-Benz and more. Paving the way are dual 12.3-inch display screens; one right in front of the driver that shows a variety of driving information, and one in the center console that gives you access to everything from music to navigation to various forms of entertainment. Controlling it all is the COMAND® touchpad controller, a system that recognizes everything from pinching to swiping to tapping and more. Other standard audio and entertainment features include:

  • Burmester Surround Sound System

  • COMAND® hard-drive navigation

  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto

  • Bluetooth

  • Wireless smartphone charger

and much more. To check out the 2018 S 560 for yourself, stop by World Wide Motors in Indianapolis! We can find what you’re looking for, and our friendly sales staff won’t do anything to make you feel pressured. Get in touch with us today!

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