2012 MercedesBenz SClass Hybrid Review Pictures MPG & Price

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Mercedes-Benz S 400 HYBRID L Base


Engine Performance

The Hybrid gets its power a V6 gasoline engine combined an electric motor. These two to generate 295 horsepower and 284 lbs-ft of This sedan is the first one of its to use lithium-ion battery for its engine. The is mated to a new 7-speed automatic which is more efficient, and more responsive.

The S-400 which is just available rear-wheel drive nets a economy estimated at 21 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on For an exceptional control and poise, the Hybrid is fitted with a independent multilink suspension.

In addition to that, an Adaptive System (ADS) has been to the innovative Airmatic air suspension to handling and ride. The ADS mechanically one of the 4 damping profiles for each whenever a wheel changes of up-down travel.

You get several features worth noting, the headlamps that help greater visibility. Moreover, the LED daytime running lights in improving the visibility of the S-400 to oncoming vehicles. At the rear, the LED lamps provide quicker of the brake lamps. This drivers from behind time to react when a car stops. This car is fitted 18-inch 10-spoke alloy although you can also opt for the available 5-spoke or 20-inch 10-spoke wheels.

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class comes with a classic design loaded with features. Some of the high-tech fitted in the cabin include: and USB connectivity, hard drive-based and 15-speaker Harman Kardon

The seats, side bolsters, and head restraints are made of grained leather, with the power adjustable front helping the driver and the front to set their preferred seating

Other standard features Heated and active ventilated seats, power tilt/sliding glass sunroof, noise-reducing glass, heated power mirrors, HomeLink garage opener and electronic trunk Standard entertainment features SiriusXM radio, 6-disc changer, HD radio receiver and system with central

Safety Reliability

The S-400 comes with standard air bag protection featuring 8 airbags: and rear side-impact airbags, curtain airbags for both and dual 2-stage front PARKTRONIC system with parking guidance is also a safety feature in this car helps the driver to size up spaces when driving by.

Parktronic’s ultrasound sensors at the front and rear bumpers nearby objects when on maneuver. Other key safety include: rearview camera, belt technology, brake advanced tire pressure system, SmartKey, antilock technology, night vision, and traction control, Mercedes’ and antitheft alarm system. The Hybrid is backed with a mile or 4-year limited in addition to road assistance for the period.

Quiet ride

Least expensive S-Class


Unmatched safety

Spongy brake feel

Mercedes-Benz S 400 HYBRID L Base


Confusing cabin

Generally, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz Hybrid exhibits an unmatched of comfort and control. This car is a choice for people looking for a luxury hybrid car, due to its many safety features, interior, and its responsive and efficient

Other higher priced include the BMW ActiveHybrid 7 (MSRP 17 city / 24 hwy), the all-electric Karma (MSRP $95,900; NA / NA hwy), and the Porsche Panamera S (MSRP $96,150; 22 city / 30 The L exus GS450h (MSRP 29 city / 34 hwy) is perhaps the in competition to the S Class Hybrid. The GS those with hybrid when it comes to fuel

Overall Rating

What say:

“…there’s the S400 which blends batteries, and V-6 power for seven-second acceleration to 60 mph and highway fuel economy, powertrain integration just as smooth as the superior S350 turbodiesel, which rates 31 mpg and offers about the same though it has standard all-wheel Car Connection

“The S400’s system is capable of shutting off the while slowing down and at a but the car cannot accelerate solely on power. It does not require charging.” Consumer Guide

2012 Mercedes-Benz S400 receives a new transmission with a advanced torque converter clutch that provides fuel mileage, more driving and quieter operation.” MSN

“Wide variety of impressive world-class craftsmanship; composed and handling; a showcase of convenience and technology; whisper quiet…Interior can be overwhelming, with occasionally controls.” Edmunds

Mercedes-Benz S 400 HYBRID L Base
Mercedes-Benz S 400 HYBRID L Base
Mercedes-Benz S 400 HYBRID L Base


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