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Here's how the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class and the 2013 Porsche Panamera measure up.
4dr Sdn CLS 550 RWD
$72,000
Starting MSRP
$111,000
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
4 4 -
Engine

402.0-hp, 4.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

430.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
20 19 -
Size
194.490" length, 55.750" height 195.7" length, 55.8" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Grey / Dark Grey

Stone

Ash

Black / Sahara Beige

Stone / Black

Tungsten Gray

Medium stone

Onyx / Blue

Carmine Red

Platinum

Espresso

Amaretto / Black

Metropol Blue

Agate Grey / Cream

Camel

Black / Copper

Navy

Parchment

Graphite

Graphite Grey

Marsala Red

Dark Beige / Beige

Beige

Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Large Car -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
18 x 9.5 in 19 x 10.0 in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.5 in 19 x 9.0 in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 N/A -

Engine

Displacement
4.6L/285 4.8L/293 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
402 @ 5000-5750 430 @ 6700 -
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V8 Gas V8 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
443 @ 1800-4750 384 @ 3500 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 16 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
528.25 mi 607.20 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 23 MPG -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG 19 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
359.21 mi 422.40 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Air Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Air Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.200 x 1.400 in 14.2 x 1.4 in -
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.600 x 1.000 in 13.0 x 1.1 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.130 gal 26.4 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.600 N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A 13.8 - 17.1 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.000 ft 39.3 ft -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P285/35R18 P285/40ZR19 -
Front Tire Size
P255/40R18 P255/45ZR19 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4158 lbs N/A -

Dimensions

Second Leg Room
35.000 in 33.3 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Trunk Volume
15.310 ft³ N/A -
Track Width, Front
62.900 in 65.3 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
36.930 in 38.0 in -
Front Leg Room
42.100 in 41.9 in -
Length, Overall
194.490 in N/A -
Height, Overall
55.750 in 55.8 in -
Second Shoulder Room
56.500 in 51.7 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
64.100 in 65.4 in -
Wheelbase
113.150 in 114.9 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
- 15.7 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
57.100 in 51.9 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
- 44.6 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
4 4 -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.7 in -
Second Head Room
36.140 in 38.2 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.060 in 76.0 in -
Passenger Volume
104.300 ft³ 98.0 ft³ -

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