Mercedes-Benz
S600
1998
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S600 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1998 Mercedes-Benz S600 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Mercedes-Benz S600 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$132,250
Invoice *
$115,060
Engine
6.0L V-12 389 HP 420.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
13.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
19.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
6.0L V-12 389 HP 420.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,800 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
143 amp
Battery
100 amp
Axle Ratio
2.65
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
26.4 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline

Steering and Suspension

Ride Control
automatic
Auto-Levelling Suspension
rear
Front Suspension
double wishbone
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P235/60HR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size aluminum

Seating and Interior

Seating Capacity
5 / 4
Front Seat Type
premium bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
power adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(8-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(8-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
power adjustable
Rear Armrests
center
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leather w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
genuine wood
Dashboard Trim
leather

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Rear Visor Vanity Mirror
illuminated
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Rear Air Conditioning
rear air with separate controls
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
11 brand
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
power retractable
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
keyfob
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Cell Phone
voice activated
Power Outlets
1
Trunk Pulldown
trunk/hatch auto-latch
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
analog
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Parking Sensors
rear
Steering Wheel Type
power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
wiper park
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Blinds
power
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
door mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
door mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
15.7 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
205.2 "
Exterior Width
74.3 "
Exterior Height
58.5 "
Wheelbase
124 "
Front Tread
63 "
Rear Tread
62 "
Curb Weight
4,960 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.32
Front Legroom
41.3 "
Rear Legroom
39.7 "
Front Headroom
38.0 "
Rear Headroom
38.5 "
Front Hiproom
57.1 "
Rear Hiproom
57.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
61.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
61.3 "
Passenger Volume
112 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
15.7 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored with chrome insert
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Bodyside Cladding
body-colored
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone / clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
48/50,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
unlimited/unlimited

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1998 Mercedes-Benz S600 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.
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