Highlights: Mercedes claims its diesel-powered S350 BlueTech can achieve upwards of 700 miles on a tank of gas. And with the discontinuation of the Mayback brand, the S-Class will now resume its place, as the German automaker’s flagship vehicle.
Test vehicle’s MSRP: $126,135 (Before Options, $95,375)
Seating Capacity: 5 occupants
Standard Safety Features: airbags (front, side and head); ABS; electronic stability control; a tire pressure monitoring system; and active head restraints.
Standard Equipment: 18-inch alloy wheels; a power sunroof; power rear window shade; leather seats; 14-way power front seats; heated and ventilated front seats; bi-Xenon active headlights; an electronic closing trunk; a power rear window sunshade; and a navigation system
Standard Audio: a 600-watt Harmon/Kardon Surround System with a Dolby Digital 5.1, HD Digital radio, an in-dash DVD/CD Changer and Sirius Satellite Radio
Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: 4 years or 50,000 miles
Powertrain Warranty: 4 years or 50,000 miles
Bluetooth Compatibility: Standard
MP3 Capability: Optional
ipod Capability: Standard
Standard Engine/Horsepower: 3.5- liter, 429-horsepower (S550)
Standard Fuel Mileage: 15-city/25-hwy