Mercedes-Benz
S550
2008
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2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$86,700
Invoice *
$80,631
Engine
5.5L V-8 382 HP 391.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
Transmission
7-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
14.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
21.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
5.5L V-8 382 HP 391.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm
Transmission
7-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Alternator
150 amp
Battery
520 amp
Axle Ratio
2.65
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
23.8 gal.
Exhaust
dual stainless steel / dual stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Ride Control
automatic w/driver control
Adaptive Suspension
adaptive suspension
Auto-Levelling Suspension
4-corner
Front Suspension
multi-link
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
air / coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
air / coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
18.0 " silver aluminum / 18.0 " chrome aluminum / 19.0 " silver aluminum / 19.0 " silver AMG aluminum
Front Tires
P255/45HR18.0BSW AS / P255/40ZR19.0BSW performance
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
275/
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket / adaptive
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
power adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(12-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(12-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
power adjustable w/tilt
Rear Armrests
center
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leather
Headliner
full cloth / full Alcantara simulated suede
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
genuine wood/metal-look
Dashboard Trim
leather
Sunroof
express open/close
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
Overhead Console
mini with storage
Cup Holder
front and rear
Interior Concealed Storage
interior concealed storage
Seatback Storage
2
Refrigerated Box
console
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Underseat Tray
front
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
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
Automatic Air Recirculation
REST
Rear Heater
auxiliary rear heater
Radio
COMAND premium SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
14 harman/kardon
Amplifier
600W premium
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid diversity
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Power Outlets
3
Trunk Pulldown
trunk/hatch auto-latch
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front and rear
First Aid Kit
first aid kit
Emergency SOS
emergency "SOS"
Entertainment Center
entertainment system with DVD
Internet Access
internet access
Instrument Display
digital/analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
analog
Compass
compass
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Check Control
redundant digital speedometer
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Parking Sensors
front and rear w/rear camera / front and rear / rear camera only
Navigation System
integrated navigation system
Steering Wheel Type
power telescopic tilt
Steering Wheel Material
leather / leather/genuine wood
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Sun Blinds
power
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets and wiper park
Rain Detecting Wipers
rain detecting wipers
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Blinds
power
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Childseat Sensor
childseat sensor
Rear Side Airbag
rear side-impact airbag
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front and rear
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Tracker System
tracker system
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
16.3 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
205.0 "
Exterior Width
73.7 "
Exterior Height
58.0 "
Wheelbase
125 "
Front Tread
63 "
Rear Tread
63 "
Turning Radius
20.0 '
Curb Weight
4,465 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.27
Front Legroom
41.9 "
Rear Legroom
42.3 "
Front Headroom
37.8 "
Rear Headroom
38.5 "
Front Hiproom
59.9 "
Rear Hiproom
59.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
58.7 "
Passenger Volume
109 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
16.3 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual heated, power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
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 2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 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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