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Here's how the 2012 Porsche Panamera and the 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class measure up.
4dr HB Turbo
$136,700
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn CLS 550 RWD
$71,300
Starting MSRP

Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
18 20 -
Size
195.7" length, 55.8" height 194.5" length, 55.8" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Tungsten Gray

Onyx / Blue

Platinum

Espresso

Metropol Blue

Camel

Black / Copper

Navy

Parchment

Graphite Grey

Beige

Black

Mystic Blue

Red

Grey / Dark Grey

Auburn Brown

Stone

Jet Black

Ash

Black / Sahara Beige

Saffron Beige

Light Brown

Platinum White

Sand

Deep White

Stone / 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
Large Car Compact -

Wheels

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

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
500 @ 6500 402 @ 5000-5750 -
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V8 Gas V8 -
Displacement
4.8L/293 4.6L/285 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
516 @ 2250-4500 443 @ 1600-4750 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
396.00 mi 404.60 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
607.20 mi 595.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 MPG 20 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
23 MPG 25 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 MPG 17 MPG -

Suspension

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

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.4 x 1.5 in 14.2 x 1.4 in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 x 1.1 in 12.6 x 1.0 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4 Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
26.4 gal 23.8 gal -

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.6 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.3 ft 37.0 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.1-13.8 N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
285/40R19 P285/35R18 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -
Front Tire Size
255/45ZR19 P255/40R18 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4343 lbs 4158 lbs -

Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance
5.7 in N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
115.0 in 113.2 in -
Track Width, Rear
64.8 in 64.1 in -
Height, Overall
55.8 in 55.8 in -
Second Shoulder Room
51.7 in 56.5 in -
Front Shoulder Room
51.9 in 57.1 in -
Second Head Room
38.2 in 36.1 in -
Passenger Volume
98.0 ft³ 104.3 ft³ -
Passenger Capacity
4 4 -
Second Leg Room
33.3 in 35.0 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
83.2 in 74.1 in -
Track Width, Front
65.2 in 62.9 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Trunk Volume
N/A 15.3 ft³ -
Length, Overall
195.7 in 194.5 in -
Front Leg Room
41.9 in 42.1 in -
Front Head Room
38.0 in 36.9 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
15.2 ft³ - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
44.1 ft³ - -

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