Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
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Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014): 33 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
16.6l/100 km
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 5.3l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
10.9l/100 km
Citroen C5 HDi 115 (2014): 4.2l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
700Nm
Tesla Roadster: 10000Nm

4. Has smart key as standard

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.
Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
46% have it

5. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
449hp
Opel VXR8 GTS (2014): 585hp

6. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
462l
Tesla Model S 70 (2016): 894l

7. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
61% have it

8. Has a turbocharged engine

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.
Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
40% have it

9. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
1.01m
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.08m

10. height

1.49m
Audi S4 Premium Plus (2014): 1.41m

11. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
39% have it

12. Has stolen vehicle tracking system

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.
Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
26% have it

13. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
83l
Audi A8 (2014): 90.1l

14. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
996mm
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.05m

16. weight

2.1t
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.85kg

17. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
3.17m
Rolls-Royce Phantom (2014): 3.57m

18. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
12.2m
Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014): 10m

19. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
89% have it

20. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
32
Rolls-Royce Ghost II (2014): 48

21. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
90% have it

22. Has Stop-Start system

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.
Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
32% have it

23. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
84% have it

24. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014): 96561km

25. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Mercedes-Benz S550 Sedan (2014)
91% have it

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