Compare 2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class - Overview

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

2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (Base S600 4dr Sedan)

  (Base) S600 4dr Sedan

2012 Tesla Model S (Performance 4dr Sedan)

Suggested Top Competitor (Performance) 4dr Sedan

2012 Fisker Karma (EcoStandard 4dr Sedan)

Suggested Top Competitor (EcoStandard) 4dr Sedan

MSRP

Veh 1 $159,500
Veh 2 $92,400
Veh 3 $102,000

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 12 / 19
Veh 2 88 / 90
Veh 3 55 / 54

Horse Power

Veh 1 510 @ 5.0k RPM
Veh 2 416 @ 5.0k RPM
Veh 3 403 @ 0.0k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 5.3 Sec
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A

Engine

Veh 1 5.5L V-12
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A

Transmission

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

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 5 Seats
Veh 2 5 Seats
Veh 3 4 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 16.4 CF
Veh 2 63.4 CF
Veh 3 6.9 CF

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $3,010
Veh 2 $1,744
Veh 3 $1,925

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

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