2018 Mercedes-Benz S 560 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz S 450

2018 Mercedes-Benz S 560 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz S 450

If you’re in the market for a luxury sedan, you already know you can count on Mercedes-Benz to deliver big time. However, not all cars are made the same. Once you work your way through the lineup, you’ll find the flagship S-Class sedan toward the top, and it’s there that you’ll discover the best that the German automaker has to offer. Check out the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S 560 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz S 450.

These two sedans offer unmatched performance, so how do you decide which is a better fit for you? The S 560 offers a little more power than its younger sibling, producing an impressive 463 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque from the 4.0L V8 engine while still getting pretty good fuel efficiency. Take a look at some of the specs and features of these two in the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz S 560


2018 Mercedes-Benz S 450

$99,900 MSRP $89,900
17 city/27 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 19 city/28 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 9-Speed Automatic
463 Horsepower 362
516 lb-ft Torque 369 lb-ft
4.6 seconds 0 to 60 time 5.1 seconds
FWD Drivetrain FWD
Standard Genuine Wood Trim Standard
9 Number of Airbags 9
Standard ATTENTION ASSIST® Standard
12.3 inches Entertinament Screen Size 12.3 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the S 560 and S 450

While these two may offer a lot of differences when it comes to performance, most everything else is the same. Both sedans offer easily-accessible features right there at your fingertips. Dual 12.3-inch touchscreens are there to make it easy to see where you’re going on the navigation screen or to pick out your favorite audio and entertainment features. Everything on the infotainment screen can be accessed using the COMAND® system with a touchpad controller. Other features in the S 560 and S 450 include:

  • Burmester Surround Sound system
  • COMAND® hard-drive navigation
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, Bluetooth
  • Dual USB audio ports
  • Wireless smartphone charger
  • Heated 16-way power front seats with memory
  • 64-color/3-zone LED ambient lighting
  • Air Balance cabin fragrance system
  • and much more!

The S-Class is an iconic testament to how far Mercedes-Benz since Karl Benz invented the first combustion engine back in 1886. Interested in learning more about the S 560 or S 450? Get in touch with the team here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis or schedule a test drive today!

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