What are the engine options for the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Mercedes-Benz S-Class on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at 7:01 pm
2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Engine Specs

In the luxury sedan market, there are plenty of options for you to choose from. Sure, all of these offer the high-class interior comfort and convenience features, but there’s more to the right car than offering the right interior features. While some drivers are looking for a fast and sporty driving experience, others want a more economical option. That’s where the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan comes in. This sporty luxury model comes with multiple unique engine options to help drivers not only get the features they want, but the performance and efficiency as well.

With impressive style and an air of sophistication, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan is more than capable of providing you with the drive you’re looking for. Whatever you prioritize as a driver, be it horsepower or MPG, there’s an engine option for you. There are a total of three engine options to choose from for the S-Class, including a 3.0-liter V6, a 4.7-liter V8 and a massive 6.0-liter V12 for an amazing amount of power.

No matter which engine you choose, you’re in for an exciting driving experience. That being said, the larger engine options offer higher performance and more power.

3.0-liter V6

2017 mercedes benz s-class driving on a sunny dayAvailable on the S550e Plug-In Hybrid, the 3.0-liter V6 biturbo engine, in addition to its plug-in hybrid electric motor is capable of a combined horsepower of 436. It’s also capable of going from 0 to 60 in just 5.2 seconds.

Known for its excellent fuel economy, the S550e offers incredible fuel economy for its power bracket. This impressive model, when using its gas engine is able to achieve 24 MPG in the city and 30 MPG on the highway. When in hybrid mode, this ups to 54 MPGe and 63 MPGe respectively.

4.7-liter V8

The original S550 comes equipped with the next step up in power and performance. Its 4.7-liter V8 biturbo engine is able to produce an impressive 449 horsepower. Acceleration is also improved with this model, which goes from 0 to 60 in only 4.8 seconds.

On the fuel savings front, the S550 is able to conserve its fuel to allow 18 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

6.0-liter V12

For the adrenaline junkies out there looking for incredible power out on the road, the top engine for the S-Class is equipped on the S600. This 6.0-liter V12 biturbo engine produces an outstanding 523 horsepower, and is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 in 4.5 seconds.

As for fuel economy, the S600 still gets a respectable 13 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.

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If you’re interested in getting behind the wheel of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class in Chicago, IL, be sure to contact us here at Loeber Motors. We’ll be more than happy to help you find the model that’s right for you.

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