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 Hybrid with a classic interior loaded with high-tech Some of the high-tech electronics in the cabin include: Bluetooth and USB hard drive-based navigation, and Harman Kardon stereo.

The side bolsters, armrests and restraints are made of richly leather, with the 12-way adjustable front seats the driver and the front passenger to set preferred seating positions.

standard features include: and active ventilated front power tilt/sliding tinted sunroof, noise-reducing infrared-reflecting heated power side HomeLink garage door and electronic trunk closer. entertainment features include: radio, 6-disc CD/DVD HD radio receiver and COMAND with central controller.


The S-400 Hybrid comes standard 10-way air bag protection 8 airbags: front and rear airbags, window curtain for both rows, and dual front airbags. PARKTRONIC with advanced parking is also a standard safety in this car that helps the to size up parallel-parking spaces driving by.

Parktronic’s ultrasound located at the front and rear detect nearby objects on low-speed maneuver. Other key features include: rearview seat belt technology, assist, advanced tire monitoring system, SmartKey, braking technology, night stability and traction control, mbrace, and antitheft alarm The S-Class Hybrid is backed a 50,000 mile or 4-year warranty in addition to road for the same period.

Quiet ride

Least S-Class

Luxurious interior

safety features

Spongy feel

Mercedes-Benz S 400 HYBRID L Base

Numb steering

cabin electronics

Generally, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Hybrid an unmatched blend of comfort and This car is a good choice for looking for a super luxury car, especially due to its many features, sumptuous interior, and its and efficient powertrain.

Other priced Hybrids include the BMW 7 (MSRP $97,000; 17 city / 24 the all-electric Fisker Karma $95,900; NA city / NA hwy), and the Panamera S Hybrid (MSRP 22 city / 30 hwy). The L exus (MSRP $58,950; 29 city / 34 is perhaps the closest in competition to the S Hybrid. The GS bests those hybrid engines when it to fuel economy.

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

“The 2012 Mercedes-Benz Hybrid receives a new transmission a more advanced torque lock-up clutch that better fuel mileage, responsive driving and quieter MSN Auto-ConsumerReports

“Wide variety of engines; world-class craftsmanship; ride and handling; a showcase of and safety technology; whisper features can be overwhelming, with unintuitive 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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