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Mercedes-Benz S 320 CDI

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Mercedes-Benz S 320 CDI

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2987 cm3 / 182.3 cu in / 182.3 cu in, 172.6 kW / 231.5 hp / 231.5 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, 540.0 N·m / 398.3 lb·ft / 398.3 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 8.3 l/100km / 34.0 mpg-UK / 28.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2005
ModelS 320 CDIIssued until
SerieS classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5050 l / 178.34 cu ft / 178.34 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5076 mm / 199.8 in / 199.8 inTotal (curb) weight1955 kg / 4310 lb / 4310 lb
Width1871 mm / 73.7 in / 73.7 inDry weight
Height1473 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inLoad capacity525 kg / 1157 lb / 1157 lb
Wheelbase3035 mm / 119.5 in / 119.5 inGross (max.) weight2450 kg / 5401 lb / 5401 lb
Track front1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inTowing weight2100 kg / 4630 lb / 4630 lb
Track rear1606 mm / 63.2 in / 63.2 inWeight distribution (front)54.1 % / 54.1 % / 54.1 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.27Frontal area (A)2.39 m2 / 25.7 sq ft / 25.7 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.2 kW / 21.7 hp / 21.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
FueldieselStroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplycommon rail direct diesel injectionEngine displacement2987 cm3 / 182.3 cu in / 182.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity497.83 cm3/cylinder / 30.379 cu in/cylinder / 30.379 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio18.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power172.6 kW / 231.5 hp / 231.5 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque540.0 N·m / 398.3 lb·ft / 398.3 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)101.0 kW / 135.4 hp / 135.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.8 kW/l / 1.270 bhp/cu in / 1.270 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque180.8 N·m/l / 1.58 lb·ft/cu in / 1.58 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears7
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.70 s / 5.70 s / 5.70 sTop (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio118.4 kW/ton / 89.7 bhp/ton / 89.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.10 s / 8.10 s / 8.10 sFuel consumption, City (urban)11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)20.60 s / 20.60 s / 20.60 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.4 l/100km / 44.1 mpg-UK / 36.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.3 l/100km / 34.0 mpg-UK / 28.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time15.90 s / 15.90 s / 15.90 s (top 89 km/h / 55 mph / 55 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions220 g/km / 354 g/mi / 354 g/mi
  Range1084 km / 674 mi / 674 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent,4 Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8J x 17 ET 43Wheels rear8J x 17 ET 43
Tyres front235/55 R 17Tyres rear235/55 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front335 mm / 13.2 in / 13.2 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 320 CDI

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