Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class in the front seats.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, making it more convenient to drive.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Mercedes-Benz S-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class have similar Destination Charges.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.
Compare the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.
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MSRP*: $92,350 - $212,000
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MSRP*: $72,100 - $106,500
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|City MPG:||12 - 21||16 - 18|
|Highway MPG:||19 - 31||22 - 27|
|Engine(s):||V-12, V-6, V-8||V-8|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$85,886 - $197,160||$67,053 - $99,045|
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