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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Vs BMW 8 Series comparison

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₹ 1.38 Crore
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Vs BMW 8 Series Comparison: Which car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the S-Class Vs 8 Series on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2020. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

S-Class Vs 8 Series – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom, New Delhi price of the Petrol Mercedes-Benz S-Class starts at ₹ 1.44 Crore. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class costs ₹ 1.38 Crore. On the other hand, the price of the base Petrol version of the BMW 8 Series starts at ₹ 1.29 Crore and goes up to Rs. ₹ 1.55 Crore for range topping Petrol model.

Key FeaturesMercedes-Benz S-ClassBMW 8 Series
Price₹ 1.38 Crore₹ 1.29 Crore
Mileage13.50 Kmpl11.30 Kmpl
Power282 bhp335 bhp
Engine2987 CC2998 CC
Fuel TypeDieselPetrol

S-Class Vs 8 Series – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class base Petrol engine returns 10 Kmpl, whereas the base diesel returns 14 Kmpl. The BMW 8 Series base Petrol returns 11 Kmpl.

S-Class Vs 8 Series – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class gets 362 bhp Petrol engine and 282 bhp Diesel engine, whereas the BMW 8 Series comes in 335 bhp Petrol engine.


Engine Type 3.0-Litre, V6 Diesel Engine3.0-litre In-line Six-cylinder Petrol Engine
Displacement (CC) 2987 CC2998 CC
No Of Cylinder 66
Power 282 bhp@3600 rpm335 bhp@5000-6500 rpm
Torque 600 Nm@1600-2400 rpm500 Nm@1600-4500 rpm
Drive Train RWDRWD
Bore N/A82 mm
Compression Ratio N/A11.0
Emission Standard N/ABS VI
Stroke N/A94.6 mm


Length 5246 mm5082 mm
Width 1899 mm1932 mm
Height 1494 mm1407 mm
Wheelbase 3165 mm3023 mm
Ground Clearance 109 mmN/A
Boot Space 530 LN/A
Kerb Weight 2132 KgN/A
Gross Weight 2690 KgN/A
Front Track 1624 mm1627 mm
Rear Track 1637 mm1671 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 6.15 mN/A
No. Of Doors 44
Seating Capacity 54


No. of gears AutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type Alloy WheelsLight-alloy
Tyre Type Tubeless RadialRunflat Tyres
Front Tyre Size 245/45 R18245/45 R 18
Rear Tyre Size 275/40 R18245/40 R 19

Braking System

Front Brake Type Ventilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Ventilated DiscDisc


Front Suspension Airmatic SuspensionDouble Wishbone With Adaptive Variable Shock Absorber
Rear Suspension Airmatic SuspensionMulti-link With Adaptive Variable Shock Absorber

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/A
Mileage 13.50 Kmpl11.30 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity 70.068.0


Power Steering
Steering Type Electric Power SteeringElectric
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 6.0 seconds5.2 seconds
Max Speed 250250

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagsticktick
Side Airbagsticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickcross
Brake Assistticktick
Hill Assisttickcross
Electronic Stability Programtickcross
Tractional Controlticktick
Engine Immobilizerticktick
Central Lockingticktick
Child Safety Lockticktick
Power Door Lockticktick
Automatic Headlampstickcross
Cornering Lightsticktick
Turn Indicators On ORVMticktick
Rear Wipercrosstick
Rain Sensing Wipersticktick
Headlight Washerstickcross
Headlamp Beam Adjusterticktick
Anti-Theft Alarm Systemcross-
ASR (Anti Slip Regulation)cross-
Comfort key with sensor-controlled luggage compartment release without SAFELOCKcross-
Curtain Airbags at Front and Rearcross-
EDS (Electronic Differential Lock)cross-
Electromechanical parking brake with Auto Hold Functioncross-
HBA (Hill Brake Assistcross-
Heated ORVMcross-
HHC (Hill Hold Control)cross-
MKB (Multi Collision Brake)cross-
My Audi connected Appcross-
Prefill (Hydraulic braking system readiness)cross-
Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systemcross-
Active Protection-tick
Attentiveness Assistant-tick
Cornering Brake Control (CBC)-tick
Crash Sensor and Dynamic braking lights-tick
Park Distance Control (PDC) System-tick
Tyre Pressure Indicator-tick

Comfort & Convenience

Air Conditioner4-Zone Luxury Automatic Climate ControlAutomatic Air Conditioning With 2-zone Control
Steering AdjustmentTilt & TelescopicTilt
Steering Mounted Audioticktick
Paddle Shiftticktick
Cruise Controlticktick
Power Outlets 12Vticktick
Rear Parking Sensorticktick
Rear Parking Cameraticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrorticktick
Push Start Stop Buttonticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seatticktick
Lumbar Supporttickcross
Front Armrestticktick
Rear Armrestticktick
Front Cup Holderstickcross
Keyless Entryticktick
Climate Controlticktick
Adaptive air suspensioncross-
Air Quality Packagecross-
Auto Dimming Rear View Mirrorcross-
DRL's (Day Time Running Lamps)cross-
Front Passenger Seat with Programmable Memory Functionscross-
Glove Boxcross-
Head-Up Displaycrosstick
Luggage Compartment Lid, Electrically Opening and Closingcross-
Panoramic Electric Sunroof with Bounce-Back Systemcross-
Panoramic Glass Sunroofcrosstick
Power Foldable And Power Adjustable OVRMSscross-
Power Latching for the Doorscross-
Rear Seat Remotecross-
Sport Seats with Integrated Headrestscross-
Windshield with Heat-Insulating Glasscross-
Electric Folding Outside Mirrors-tick
Memory Function for Driver and Front Passenger-tick
Sun Protection Glazing-tick


Front Fog Lampsticktick
Rear Fog Lampstickcross
LED Daytime Running Lampcrosstick
Ambient Lighting-tick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptyticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatorticktick
Seat Belt Warningticktick
Low Fuel Warningticktick
Door Ajar Warningticktick
GPS Navigationtickcross
4-zone Climate Control Systemcross-
Audi Virtual Cockpit cross-
Navigation Function with 3D Maps-tick
Wireless Charger-tick


Music Systemticktick
CD/DVD Playerticktick
Internal Memorytickcross
USB Supportticktick
Bluetooth Supportticktick


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