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Mercedes-Benz S 400 CDI

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Mercedes-Benz S 400 CDI

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3997 cm3 / 243.9 cu in / 243.9 cu in, 184.2 kW / 247.0 hp / 247.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 560.0 N·m / 413.0 lb·ft / 413.0 lb·ft @ 1700 rpm / 1700 rpm / 1700 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2002
ModelS 400 CDIIssued until
SerieS classNumber made
Model familyW 220Body construction
Model codeW 220 DE 40 LABody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5038 mm / 198.3 in / 198.3 inTotal (curb) weight1970 kg / 4343 lb / 4343 lb
Width1855 mm / 73.0 in / 73.0 inDry weight
Height1444 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2965 mm / 116.7 in / 116.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1574 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1574 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity88 l / 19.4 UK gal / 23.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.5 sq ft / 24.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeOM 628 DE 40 LA / 628.960Total number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (75.0° vee)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
FueldieselStroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplycommon rail direct diesel injectionEngine displacement3997 cm3 / 243.9 cu in / 243.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity499.63 cm3/cylinder / 30.489 cu in/cylinder / 30.489 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power184.2 kW / 247.0 hp / 247.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque560.0 N·m / 413.0 lb·ft / 413.0 lb·ft at 1700 rpm / 1700 rpm / 1700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)96.1 kW / 128.9 hp / 128.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.1 kW/l / 1.013 bhp/cu in / 1.013 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque140.1 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.47

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio125.4 kW/ton / 95.0 bhp/ton / 95.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.80 s / 7.80 s / 7.80 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.8Turning circle11.7 m / 38.4 ft / 38.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,4 LinksSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5J x 16Wheels rear7.5J x 16
Tyres front225/60 R 16 VTyres rear225/60 R 16 V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 inBrake diameter rear300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz S 400 CDI

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