Compare 2003 Mercedes-Benz S-Class - Overview

Compare the S-Class side-by-side against the 745 and the A8. See features, performance, cost of ownership and more.

2003 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (Base S500 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan)

  (Base) S500 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan

2003 BMW 745 (Li 4dr Sedan)

  (Li) 4dr Sedan

2003 Audi A8 (L 4.2 4dr All-wheel Drive Quattro LWB Sedan)

  (L 4.2) 4dr All-wheel Drive Quattro LWB Sedan

MSRP

Veh 1 $81,000
Veh 2 $72,500
Veh 3 $67,200

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 16 / 23
Veh 2 18 / 26
Veh 3 17 / 24

Horse Power

Veh 1 302 @ 5.6k RPM
Veh 2 325 @ 6.1k RPM
Veh 3 310 @ 6.2k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 6.9 Sec
Veh 2 6.4 Sec
Veh 3 6.0 Sec

Engine

Veh 1 5.0L V-8
Veh 2 4.4L V-8
Veh 3 4.2L V-8

Transmission

Veh 1 5-spd auto w/OD
Veh 2 6-spd w/OD
Veh 3 5-spd w/OD

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 5 Seats
Veh 2 5 Seats
Veh 3 5 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 15.4 CF
Veh 2 18.0 CF
Veh 3 17.6 CF

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $1,529
Veh 2 $1,368
Veh 3 $1,268

Cost To Own (5 yr @ 10k/yr)

Veh 1 N/A
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A