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 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S400 Hybrid Sedan

MSRP: $91,000
Invoice: $84,630

Gas Mileage:
CTY: 19    HWY: 25    CMB: 21
Engine/Fuel: 6 Cyl Hyb
Transmission: A
Door/Body Style: 4 Door/Luxury Sedan,SDN
Drive Type: RWD
New model status: Carryover


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  • General
  • MSRP: $91,000
  • Invoice Price: $84,630
  • Destination Charge: $
  • Warranty
  • Basic (Month): 48
  • Basic (Mileage): 50000
  • Powertrain (Month): 48
  • Powertrain (Mileage): 50000
  • Rust (Month): 48
  • Rust (Mileage): 50000

Engine & Emissions

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  • Engines & Emissions
  • 24-Hour Roadside Assistance Provided Throughout The Life Of The Vehicle Regardless Of Mileage or Ownership Transfer; May Involve Charges For Parts, Service and Towing; Services May Be Provided By an Outside Service; Roadside Assistance Warranty For Unlimited Miles, Unlimited Months
  • Extended Service Interval
  • Hybrid 3.5-Liter, 90 Degree V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, EFI Engine; Front/Longitudinally Mounted With Horsepower Of 275@6000, Torque Of 258@3000, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads; Permanent Magnet Electric Motor With Horsepower Of 20 and Torque Of 118 (Hybrid System Net Horsepower Of 295@6000 and Torque Of 284@2400)
  • SULEV Emissions
  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: 3.5L V6
  • Displacement (CC): 3498
  • Fuel System: EFI
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 275@6000
  • Torque @ RPM: 258@3000
  • Turbo: N
  • Compression ratio: 11.7
  • Cylinders: 6
  • RPM @ Peak Horsepower: 6000
  • Bore X Stroke: 3.66x3.39
  • Elec Horse Power BHP: 20
  • Elec Torque Ft LBs: 118
  • Fuel Type: Hyb


See the interior and exterior dimensions.
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 63.0
  • Track Rear: 63.2
  • Ground Clearance (in): 5.8
  • Overall Length (in): 206.5
  • Overall Width (in): 73.7
  • Overall Height (in): 58.0
  • Wheelbase (in): 124.6
  • Curb weight (lbs): 4474
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Seating capacity - Standard: 5
  • Seating Capacity - Maximum: 5
  • Headroom front (in): 37.8
  • Headroom rear (in): 38.5
  • Leg room front (in): 41.9
  • Leg room rear (in): 42.3
  • Shoulder room front (in): 59.1
  • Shoulder room rear (in): 58.7


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  • Exterior Features
  • Bodyside/Cab Step or Running Board: N/A
  • Bumper Step Up: N/A
  • Front Air Dam: Standard
  • Metallic Paint: Standard
  • Power Sliding Side Van Door: N/A
  • Power Trunk Lid: Standard
  • Rear Spoiler: N/A
  • Skid Plate or Underbody Protection: N/A
  • Splash or Mud Guards: Option
  • Wind Deflector or Buffer for Convertibles: N/A
  • Exterior
    • 2 Front Foglights, 1 Rear Foglight
    • Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Dusk Sensor
    • Automatic High/Low Beam Control Adaptive Low Beam and High Beam Bi-Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlights With Automatic Leveling
    • BlueEFFICIENCY Badge
    • Chrome Located On Exhaust Pipes
    • Cornering Lights
    • Front Air Dam
    • Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers
    • Hybrid Badge
    • LED Daytime Running Lights
    • Metallic Paint (If Selected)
    • Night Security Illumination Programmable Perimeter Lighting
    • Retractable Heated High Pressure Headlight Washers
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning: Standard
  • Automatic Climate Control: Standard
  • Interior Pollen/Particle/Dust Air Filter: Standard
  • Rear Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning: Standard
  • Rear HVAC Ducts: Standard
  • Rear Seat HVAC Controls: Option
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Automatic Climate Control
    • HVAC Rest Mode
    • Interior Air Filter
    • Rear HVAC Ducts
    • Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls
  • Entertainment
  • Cassette Player: N/A
  • CD Changer: Standard
  • CD Player: Standard
  • DVD Player: Standard
  • Hands Free or Voice Activated Phone: N/A
  • Navigational Aid: Standard
  • Radio: Standard
  • Second Row Sound Controls/Accessories: Option
  • Subwoofer: Standard
  • Telematic Systems: Standard
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • Diversity In-Glass Radio Antenna
    • DVD Player Located In Front Row With 8-In. Screen Located In Front Dash
    • Front Auxiliary Audio Input Jack
    • Front iPod(R) Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Includes Portable Audio Connectivity and Charging
    • GPS and Hard Drive Navigation Aid With Real-Time Traffic, 8-In. Screen, Voice Activation and Zagat Survey(R) Restaurant Guide
    • Hard Drive With 40GB Total; 32.8GB For Navigation and 7.2GB For Music
    • Harman/Kardon(R) HD AM/FM Radio With 600-Watts, Speed Sensitive Volume, LOGIC7(R) Surround Sound and 15 Speakers Total; 6-Disc CD Changer; MP3 Player; Sirius(R) Satellite Radio (Includes 6 Months Of Service)
    • mbrace: Safety & Security, Navigation, Destination Planning & Convenience Services Via Vehicle, Online & Compatible Smartphones. More Info: www.MBUSA.com/mbrace (At This Time mbrace Is Unavailable On Vehicles Retailed Between 11/15/08 - 11/15/09)
    • Radio Data System
    • SD Card Reader
    • Sirius(R) Real-Time Traffic Information
    • Subwoofer
    • USB Port
    • Vehicle Location System Included With mbrace In-Vehicle Technology
    • Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth(R) Enabled Devices
  • Instrumentation
  • Battery Gauge: N/A
  • Clock: Standard
  • Compass: Standard
  • Cruise Control: Standard
  • Electroluminescent Instrumentation: N/A
  • Gauges: Standard
  • Inside Temperature Gauge: Not listed
  • Intelligent Cruise Control: Option
  • Night Vision: Option
  • Oil Gauge: N/A
  • Outside Temperature Gauge: Standard
  • Service or Maintenance Interval Indicator: Standard
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls: Standard
  • Tachometer: Standard
  • Tire Inflation/Pressure Monitor: Standard
  • Trip Computer: Standard
  • Instrumentation
    • 3-Memory Adjustments For Driver Side Include Exterior Mirrors, Seat and Steering Wheel; Passenger Side Include Seat
    • Analog Clock
    • COMAND Centralized Control Instrumentation For Climate, Phone, Audio and Navigation
    • Compass
    • Cruise Control
    • Exterior Temperature Gauge
    • Maintenance Interval Indicator
    • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio, Instrumentation Display, Navigation System, Wireless Enabled Devices and Transmission
    • Tachometer
    • Tire Pressure Monitor
    • Trip Computer
    • Voice Activated Controls For Navigation System, Phone, Audio and Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices
  • Lighting
  • Automatic Headlights: Standard
  • Cornering Lights: Standard
  • Daytime Running Lights: Standard
  • Fog Lights: Standard
  • Halogen Headlights: N/A
  • Headlight Washers: Standard
  • High Intensity Discharge Headlights: Standard
  • Windshield Wiper Activated Headlights: N/A
  • Roof
  • Power Sunroof/Moonroof: Standard
  • Removable/Convertible Top: N/A
  • Sunroof/Moonroof: Standard
  • Sunroof/Moonroof & Removeable/Convertible Top
    • Power Glass Tilt and Slide Sunroof
  • Wheels & Tires
  • Alloy Wheels: Standard
  • Chrome Wheels: N/A
  • Exterior Rear Mounted Tire Carrier: N/A
  • Full Size Spare Tire: N/A
  • Interior Spare Tire for SUVs & Vans: N/A
  • Self Sealing/Run Flat Tires: N/A
  • Steel Wheels: N/A
  • Underbody Tire Carrier: N/A
  • Wheels & Tires
    • 10-Spoke Alloy Wheels, 18-In. X 8.5-In.
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • SBRP255/45R18 All-Season Tires
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Exterior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirrir
    • Glass Rear Window on Convertible
    • Heated Exterior Mirror
    • Heated Washer System
    • Heated Windshield Glass
    • Interior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirror
    • Interval Wipers
    • Oversize or Wide Angle Exterior Mirror
    • Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror
    • Power Backlight Window
    • Rain Sensing Wipers
    • Rear Wiper
    • Sliding Rear Pickup Truck Window
    • Tinted Glass
    • Vehicle Speed Sensing Wiper Interval
    • Windshield Wiper De-Icer
  • Windows/Mirrors/Wipers
  • Exterior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirrir: Standard
  • Glass Rear Window on Convertible: N/A
  • Heated Exterior Mirror: Standard
  • Heated Washer System: Standard
  • Heated Windshield Glass: N/A
  • Interior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirror: Standard
  • Interval Wipers: Standard
  • Oversize or Wide Angle Exterior Mirror: N/A
  • Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror: Standard
  • Power Backlight Window: N/A
  • Rain Sensing Wipers: Standard
  • Rear Wiper: N/A
  • Sliding Rear Pickup Truck Window: N/A
  • Tinted Glass: Standard
  • Vehicle Speed Sensing Wiper Interval: N/A
  • Windshield Wiper De-Icer: N/A
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Dual Body Color Power Folding Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors With Driver Side Electrochromic and 3-Position Memory
    • Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror
    • Front and Rear Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
    • Front Dual Sunvisors
    • Heated Washer System
    • Manual Sunshade Located On Sunroof
    • Power Sunshade Located On Rear Window
    • Power Window Lockout
    • Power Windows With Front and Rear One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down
    • Rain Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
    • Rear Window Defroster
    • Tinted Glass

Safety Features

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  • Safety Features
  • Adaptive Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Adaptive Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal Included With mbrace In-Vehicle Technology
  • Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors, Turns On Interior Lights and Turns On Flashers
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Emergency Fuel Shut-Off Device
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Front and Rear Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Front Side Airbags
  • L A T C H
  • Neck-Pro Front Active Head Restraints
  • Occupant Classification System Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Pre-Safe(R) Accident Preparation System Operated Via Vehicle Stability Control System and Electronic Brake Assistance Automatically Tightens Seatbelt, Adjusts Seating Position, Closes Windows and Sunroof
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Rear Side Airbag
  • Rollover Sensor
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
  • Anti-Theft
  • Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors
  • Locking Fuel Filler Door
  • Power Decklid Lock/Unlock
  • Programmable Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote and Internal Switch With Automatic Locking
  • Selective Locking/Unlocking
  • Valet Lockout
  • Vehicle Anti-Lockout
  • Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Engine Immobilizer
  • Vehicle Theft Tracking Notification Included With mbrace In-Vehicle Technology
  • Braking & Traction
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Auto Engage Parking Brake
  • Automatic Brake Drying
  • Automatic Release Parking Brake
  • Brake Assist (BAS) Electronic Brake Assistance
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction, ABS and Traction Control Measures Steering Wheel Angle/Direction, Yaw Rate, Wheel Speed and Lateral Acceleration
  • Front Power 335-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 300-mm Ventilated Disc Brakes
  • Hill Start Control
  • Predictive Brake Priming Brake Optimization System
  • Regenerative Braking System
  • Traction Control Controlled By ABS and Engine Management

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