2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2018 Tesla Model S

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What is the main difference between S-Class and Model S?

Two Sedans with some similarities, but otherwise different in most aspects such as the model year, starting price, fuel economy, market segment, ground shadow size, and height. First of all, there is a notable difference in the starting price of the 2018 Tesla Model S, which is $36,600 less than the base MSRP of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which is four model years newer. Also, you get 79.5 more mpg with the 2022 S-Class than with the 2018 Model S. In addition, the S-Class body is slightly larger than the Model S, and in addition to that, it's also taller. Among similarities are the body structure, market segment, and maximum occupancy.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • 3.0 L, Turbo, Auto, AWD
  • Auto, AWD
MSRP
MSRP
$111,100
$74,500
Engine
Engine
3.0 L/183
Electric Motor
Horsepower
Horsepower
429 hp
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Drivetrain
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
4.2 sec
City MPG
City MPG
21 MPG
97 - 102 MPGe
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
30 MPG
100 - 105 MPGe
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
24 MPG
98 - 103 MPGe
Width
Width
86.2 in
Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
76.9 in
77.3 in
Length
Length
208.2 in
196.0 in
Height
Height
59.2 in
56.5 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
126.6 in
116.5 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
111.2 ft2
105.2 ft2
Seats
Seats
5
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
39.3 in
38.8 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
41 in
42.7 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
59.7 in
57.7 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
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35.3 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
44 in
35.4 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
57.8 in
55.0 in

Costs

2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

2018 Tesla Model S

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$3,650
$700 - $750
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
$1,389 (2022 Mercedes-Benz S 500 4MATIC Sedan)
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Lease Due
Lease Due
$10,583
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Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
$64,237
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