2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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11 reviews
Available Price Range $1,628-$21,804 Trims8 Combined MPG 15-21 Seats 4-5

Our Take on the 2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Our Take

A totally redesigned top-end S-Class sedan was unveiled in September 2005. It will go on sale as a 2007 model.Meanwhile, the current S-Class sedan continues into 2006 with several revisions. Foremo... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Fuel economy
  • Control layout and complexity

Notable Features

  • Six potent powertrain choices
  • RWD or AWD
  • New 604-hp S65 AMG
  • Mercedes-Benz pedigree
  • Seven-speed automatic in S430s and S500s with RWD


Consumer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

Based on 11 reviews

Decent vehicle. I'm somewhat satisfied...

by Maurice from Ohio on May 21, 2011

Overall, I'm happy I purchased the car. Feel like I may have paid slightly too much. Had leaking gas tank issues and tire sensors are inoperative. Didn't know these things when I purchased the vehicle... Read Full Review

8 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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