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2017 Mercedes-Benz S550

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Mercedes-Benz S550 highlights

Customer reviews

5 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

3 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

18 city, 26 highway, 21 combined

Pricing for current inventory

From $50,998 - $55,998*

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New for 2017

  • S550 trims have been upgraded with Rear Air Conditioning, Head Up Display, Automated Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitor, Heated Steering Wheel, Lane Departure Warning, Rear A/C Seat(s), Rear Seat Heaters, Seat Massagers, 20 Inch Plus Wheels, 6002, Soft Top, and DVD Video System as standard equipment this year.

Explore Mercedes-Benz S550 details

(no trim) 2WD 2D Convertible

Standard Features

  • 6002
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • ABS Brakes
  • Adjustable Suspension
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automated Parking
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Burmester Audio
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Head Up Display
  • Leather Seats
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Run Flat Tires
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Soft Top
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine

Optional Features

  • 20 Inch Plus Wheels
  • 6002
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Seat Massagers

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

4.7L

Horsepower

449

Torque (ft-lbs)

516

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

21.1

Wheelbase

115.9"

Overall length

198.6"

Width

74.8"

Height

56.2"

Head room

F 39.3"/R 36.7"

Front tires

P245/45HR19

Rear tires

P275/40HR19

Seating capacity

4

Transmission

Automatic

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

3
Average

RepairPal gave the Mercedes-Benz S550 an overall reliability rating of 3 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Average. This rating ranks Mercedes-Benz S550 36th out of 54 among Luxury Fullsize Cars.

Cost

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Mercedes-Benz S550 is $991, compared to an average of $764 for Luxury Fullsize Cars and $619 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Frequency

According to RepairPal, Mercedes-Benz S550 owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.9 times per year, compared to an average of 2.1 times for Luxury Fullsize Cars and 1.4 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Severity

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 14% for the Mercedes-Benz S550, compared to an average of 15% for Luxury Fullsize Cars and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

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