- Newspaper Bild am Sonntag awarded the luxury sedan its "Golden Steering Wheel."
- Top Gear awarded it the "Limousine of the Year" due to the S-Class relaxing effects on passengers, whose hearts averaged 5 beats per minute less than other brands in the comparison.
- What Car? magazine deemed the S-Class "Best Luxury Car."
- The Automotive Circle International (ACI) gave the S-Class its "EuroCarBody Award 2005" for its exterior design.
Wards names industry's top interiors, features
Austrian magazine votes Mercedes-Benz S-Class "Fleet Car of the Year"
New S-Class unveiled
[Source: Borneo Bulletin]