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2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Base

S550 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan

2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7

4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan

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2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
(2009 Mercedes-Benz S550 4dr AWD 4MATIC Sedan shown)
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2014 Infiniti Q70
(2014 Infiniti Q70 4dr RWD Sedan shown)
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*Does not include customer cash-back incentives or options
N/A    $48,025*
MSRP $92,350 $49,600
Destination Charge $875 $905
Invoice Price $85,886 $46,128
Gas Tax  $1,300 -
Total List Price $93,225 $50,505
Available Engines 382-hp, 5.5-liter V-8 (premium) 330-hp, 3.7-liter V-6 (premium)
Available Transmissions 7-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 7-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 14 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 21 mpg 26 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating -
Side - Pole, Side - Pole -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Overall, Overall -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR) -
Front, Overall Front -
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT) -
Front, Driver's -
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier -
Front, Passenger's -
Side, Overall Side -
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot - Good
Side, Driver Torso - Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg - Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg - Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck - Acceptable
Side, Driver Head and Neck - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck - Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear - Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest - Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot - Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating - Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front - Good
Side, Structure/safety cage - Acceptable
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage - Good
Other, Roof Strength - Good
Side, Overall Side - Good
Side, Driver Head Protection - Good
Overview 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Base 2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
N/A Available:
rear center 3 point seatbelt
N/A Available:
ABS brakes
N/A Available:
immobilizer
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Available
Drive-Type Overview all wheel drive rear wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 14 brand, premium amplifier, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
10 brand, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
12 brand, premium amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Base 2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard Standard
Air conditioning, rear Available:
with separate controls
N/A
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard N/A
Cargo net Standard Available
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard
Clock analog analog
Compass Standard N/A
Cruise control Standard Standard
Adaptive cruise control Available Available
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leather leather
12V DC power outlet 3 2
Lighter elements front and rear front
Ashtray Standard Standard
Overhead console mini with storage mini with storage
Floor console full full
Floor mats carpeted front & rear carpeted front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Up front and rear front and rear
1-Touch Window Down front and rear front and rear
Programmable garage door opener Standard Standard
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard N/A
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Remote trunk release power power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material leather/genuine wood leather
Seats 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Base 2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7
Front seat type Standard:
bucket
Standard:
bucket
Available:
adaptive bucket
Available:
sport
N/A Available:
premium bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 12-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 12-way power 8-way power
Lumbar support driver and passenger driver and passenger
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable w/tilt adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Cooled front seats driver and passenger Available:
driver and passenger
Memory Standard:
driver and passenger
driver
Available:
front and rear
N/A
Rear seats bench bench
Rear armrest Standard with pass-thru
Rear head restraints 3 - w/tilt 3 - adjustable
Heated rear seats Available N/A
Cooled rear seats Available N/A
Seat trim leather leather
Entertainment 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Base 2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7
Radio AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted 6-disc in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard
DVD-Audio Standard N/A
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Voice recognition Standard Available
Speakers 14 brand Standard:
6
N/A Available:
10 brand
N/A Available:
12 brand
Amplifier premium Available
N/A Available:
premium
Equalizer automatic N/A
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Entertainment system with DVD N/A
Navigation system with voice activation Available:
with voice activation
1st row LCD screen 2 1
Bluetooth Compatibility N/A Standard
Safety and Security 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Base 2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Available
Stolen-vehicle tracking Standard Available
Height adjustable safety belts power front/manual rear front
Seatbelt pretensioners front and rear front
Headlights high intensity low/high beam high intensity low/high beam
Exterior light control programmable fully automatic
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Cornering lights Standard N/A
Daytime running lights Standard N/A
Directionally adaptive headlights Standard Available
LED brakelights Standard Standard
Door curb lights 4 4
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist Available Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Available Standard
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Lane departure N/A Available
First aid kit Standard Available
Theft deterrent radio Standard N/A
Blind spot sensor Available Available
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Base 2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/60,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 48/50,000 72/70,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 48/50,000 84/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) unlimited/unlimited 48/unlimited
Exterior 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Base 2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7
Antenna window grid window grid
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside insert chrome N/A
Grille trim chrome Standard:
chrome
N/A Available:
black
Fog/driving lights front and rear front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door power open and close trunk trunk
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger dual power remote w/tilt down
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard
Mirrors, auto dimming driver driver
Sunroof Standard:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Available:
1st row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
N/A
2nd row sunroof Available:
fixed glass with power sunshade
N/A
Spoiler N/A Available:
lip
Tires P255/45HR18.0 BSW AS Standard:
P245/50VR18.0 BSW performance AS
N/A Available:
P245/40WR20.0 BSW performance
N/A Available:
P245/40VR20.0 BSW performance AS
Tires - front Available:
P255/40ZR19.0 BSW performance AS
N/A
Tires - rear Available:
275/40ZR19.0
N/A
Wheels Standard:
18" silver aluminum
Standard:
18" silver aluminum
Available:
19"
Available:
20" silver aluminum
Available:
19" silver aluminum
N/A
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing Standard Standard
Mud flaps N/A Available
Mechanical 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Base 2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7
Engine 5.5L V-8 3.7L V-6
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type all wheel rear-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular Standard:
regular
N/A Available:
sport
Ride control Standard N/A
Adaptive suspension Standard N/A
Height adjustable suspension automatic w/driver control N/A
Automatic level control 4-corner N/A
Front suspension type multi-link double wishbone
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized Standard:
gas-pressurized
N/A Available:
premium
Front springs air coil
Rear suspension type multi-link independent multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized Standard:
gas-pressurized
N/A Available:
premium
Rear springs air coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard Standard
Transmission 7-spd auto w/OD 7-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 2.65 3.36
Locking/limited slip differential N/A Available
Specifications 2009 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Base 2014 Infiniti Q70 3.7
Exterior length 205.0 " 194.7 "
Exterior body width 73.7 " 72.6 "
Exterior height 58.0 " 59.1 "
Engine 5.5L V-8 3.7L V-6
Horsepower 382 @ 6,000 rpm 330 @ 7,000 rpm
Torque 392 @ 2,800 rpm 270 @ 5,200 rpm
Fuel economy - city 14 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 21 mpg 26 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.86 / 3.56 " 3.76 / 3.39 "
Curb weight 4,630 lbs. 3,858 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) N/A 5,006 lbs.
Wheelbase 124.6 " 114.2 "
Front track 63.0 " 62.0 "
Rear track 63.2 " 61.8 "
Turning radius 20.0 ' 18.3 '
Drag coefficient .27 .27
Front legroom 41.9 " 44.0 "
Rear legroom 42.3 " 36.2 "
Front headroom 37.8 " 39.1 "
Rear headroom 38.5 " 37.7 "
Front hiproom 59.9 " 54.3 "
Rear hiproom 59.4 " 53.5 "
Front shoulder room 59.1 " 58.4 "
Rear shoulder room 58.7 " 56.7 "
Luggage volume 16.3 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 16.3 cu.ft. 14.9 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 109 cu.ft. 104 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 23.8 gal. 20.0 gal.