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    Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs BMW 8 Series

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 8 Series. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class price is ₹ 2.17 Crore and BMW 8 Series price is ₹ 1.31 Crore. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class is available in 2925 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel and BMW 8 Series is available in 2998 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. 8 Series provides the mileage of 11.3 kmpl.

    S-Class vs 8 Series Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsS-Class 8 Series
    Price₹ 2.17 Crore₹ 1.31 Crore
    Engine Capacity2925 cc2998 cc
    Power326 bhp335 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypeDieselPetrol
    Mercedes-Benz S-Class
    ₹ 2.17 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    BMW 8 Series
    BMW 8 Series
    840i Gran Coupe
    ₹ 1.31 Crore
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    • Expert's Opinion
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    • SPECIFICATIONS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Engine2925 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, Not Applicable Valves/Cylinder, DOHC2998 cc, 6 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeB58 Turbocharged I6
      Fuel Type DieselPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)326 bhp @ 3600 rpm335 bhp @ 5000 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)700 Nm @ 1200 rpm500 Nm @ 1600 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)11.3View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)768
      DrivetrainRWDRWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Manual Override & Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/StopRegenerative Braking, Idle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)52895082
      Width (mm)21091932
      Height (mm)15031407
      Wheelbase (mm)3023
      Ground Clearance (mm)128
      Kerb Weight (kg)1875
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)44
      Seating Capacity (Person)55
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)22
      Bootspace (litres)440
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)68
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionDouble wishbone with adaptive variable shock absorber
      Rear SuspensionMulti-link with adaptive variable shock absorber
      Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)6.15
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace Saver
      Front Tyres245 / 45 R18
      Rear Tyres275 / 40 R18

    Features

    • Safety

      Airbags8 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)6 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)Optional
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Ride Height Adjustment
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingKeylessKeyless
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Four Zone)Yes (Automatic Dual Zone)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed Controls
      Rear ACTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Individual Fan Speed ControlsBlower, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Common Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - Internal & Driver
      Parking Assist360 CameraReverse Camera with Guidance
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicElectric Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets2
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment12 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment12 way electrically adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)6 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, seat height up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment12 way electrically adjustable with 2 memory presets (backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, seat base angle up / down, extended thigh support forward / back)
      Seat UpholsteryLeatherLeather
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      Ventilated SeatsAll
      Ventilated Seat TypeHeated and cooled
      InteriorsDual ToneDual Tone
      Interior ColoursBlack, Silk Beige / Espresso BrownIvory White / Black, Black, Cognac / Black
      Rear ArmrestWith Audio controls & Cup holder
      Folding Rear SeatFull
      Split Rear Seat40:20:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront & Rear
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable & Retractable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing Wipers
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - electricRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingElectric Opening and Closing
      Rear Windshield BlindElectricElectric
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofPanoramic Sunroof
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
    • Lighting

      Daytime Running LightsLEDLED
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colour
      Puddle Lamps
      Fog LightsLED on front, LED on rearLED
      HeadlightsLEDLED
      Automatic Head Lamps
      Follow me home headlamps
      Tail LightsLEDLED
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading LampBoth Sides
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentIntelligent
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalDigital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockAnalogueDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      Heads Up Display (HUD)
      TachometerDigitalDigital
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Gesture Control
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (No), Apple Car Play (No)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayLCD DisplayTouch-screen Display
      Display Screen for Rear Passengers
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6+
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      CD Player
      DVD Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Internal Hard-drive
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)22
      Warranty (Kilometres)UnlimitedUnlimited

    Expert's Opinion

    Good Things
    • Superb refinement
    • Immersive comfort and luxury
    • Technology laden
    • Evocative looks
    • Supreme performance        
    • Practicality and advanced features
    Could be Better
    • Urban driving is challenging
    • Exorbitant
    • Low ground clearance
    • Unattractive CBU pricing
    • Competition offers better value
    • Low ground clearance 

    Colours

    Sonic Speed Blue metallic
    Black Sapphire metallic
    Sunset Orange metallic
    Mineral White metallic
    Alpine White
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    S-Class Vs 8 Series Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 8 Series?

    Mercedes-Benz S-Class is priced at ₹ 2.17 Crore, whereas BMW 8 Series is priced at ₹ 1.31 Crore. Hence BMW 8 Series is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of S-Class vs 8 Series, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 8 Series?

    Pros of S-Class are:

    • Superb refinement
    • Immersive comfort and luxury
    • Technology laden

    Pros of 8 Series are:

    • Evocative looks
    • Supreme performance        
    • Practicality and advanced features

    Cons of S-Class are:

    • Urban driving is challenging
    • Exorbitant
    • Low ground clearance

    Cons of 8 Series are:

    • Unattractive CBU pricing
    • Competition offers better value
    • Low ground clearance 

    Q: How is the performance of S-Class compared to 8 Series?

    For the S 400d 4MATIC version, 2925 cc Diesel engine of S-Class produces 326 bhp @ 3600 rpm of power and 700 Nm @ 1200 rpm of torque. Whereas for the 840i Gran Coupe version, 2998 cc Petrol engine of 8 Series produces 335 bhp @ 5000 rpm of power and 500 Nm @ 1600 rpm of torque.
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