1997 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Trims and Specs

Original MSRP: $63,895
4 national listings
Air Conditioning Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Dual front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Front side airbags
Audio System Antenna Type: power · Cassette · Bose premium brand · AM/FM radio
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Power
Comfort Features Shift knob trim: leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cruise control · Dimming rearview mirror: auto-dimming · Memorized settings: driver seat · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · Power steering · Steering wheel: power tilt and telescopic
Driver Seat Power adjustments
Drivetrain Limited slip differential: rear
Instrumentation Tachometer
Lights Exterior entry lights · Front fog lights
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated
Passenger Seat Power adjustments
Roof Moonroof: power
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system · Power door locks
Stability and Traction Traction control
Tires and Rims 16 Inch Wheels · Tire type · Wheels: alloy
Windows Front wipers: rain sensing, intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Tinted
Price $63,895 MSRP
Body Style Sedan
Engine 3.2L 228 hp I6
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
15MPG city
22MPG highway
Drivetrain RWD

Price

MSRP$63,895
Invoice$55,070

Transmission

Drivetrain RWD
5-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
15MPG city
22MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsStandard
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, Cassette Player

Engine

3.2L 228 hp I6
Power 228 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque 232 lb-ft @ 3,750 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume26 gal
Front Legroom41.3 in
Back Legroom37.8 in
Wheelbase119.7 in
Length201.3 in
Width74.3 in
Height58.5 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume15.6 cu ft
Original MSRP: $66,600
1 national listing
Adds to S 320 SWB:
No additional major features.
Price $66,600 MSRP
Body Style Sedan
Engine 3.2L 228 hp I6
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
17MPG city
24MPG highway
Drivetrain RWD

Price

MSRP$66,600
Invoice$57,940

Transmission

Drivetrain RWD
5-Speed Automatic Overdrive
Fuel Economy
17MPG city
24MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side Airbags--
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsStandard
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoCassette Player

Engine

3.2L 228 hp I6
Power 228 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque 232 lb-ft @ 3,750 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume26.4 gal
Front Legroom41.3 in
Back Legroom39.6 in
Wheelbase123.6 in
Length205.2 in
Width74.3 in
Height58.5 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume15.6 cu ft
Original MSRP: $67,195
4 national listings
Adds to S 320 SWB:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Dual front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Front side airbags
Audio System Antenna Type: power · Cassette · Bose premium brand · AM/FM radio
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Power
Comfort Features Shift knob trim: leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cruise control · Dimming rearview mirror: auto-dimming · Memorized settings: driver seat · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · Power steering · Steering wheel: power tilt and telescopic
Driver Seat Power adjustments
Drivetrain Limited slip differential: rear
Instrumentation Tachometer
Lights Exterior entry lights · Front fog lights · Headlight cleaners
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated
Passenger Seat Power adjustments
Roof Moonroof: power
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system · Power door locks
Stability and Traction Traction control
Tires and Rims 16 Inch Wheels · Tire type · Wheels: alloy
Windows Front wipers: rain sensing, intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Tinted
Price $67,195 MSRP
Body Style Sedan
Engine 3.2L 228 hp I6
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
15MPG city
22MPG highway
Drivetrain RWD

Price

MSRP$67,195
Invoice$57,940

Transmission

Drivetrain RWD
5-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
15MPG city
22MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsStandard
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, Cassette Player

Engine

3.2L 228 hp I6
Power 228 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque 232 lb-ft @ 3,750 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume26 gal
Front Legroom41.3 in
Back Legroom39.6 in
Wheelbase123.6 in
Length205.2 in
Width74.3 in
Height58.5 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume15.6 cu ft
Original MSRP: $74,495
3 national listings
Adds to S 320 SWB:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Dual front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Front side airbags
Audio System Antenna Type: power · Cassette · Bose premium brand · AM/FM radio
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Power
Comfort Features Shift knob trim: leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cruise control · Dimming rearview mirror: auto-dimming · Memorized settings: driver seat · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · Power steering · Steering wheel: power tilt and telescopic
Driver Seat Power adjustments
Drivetrain Limited slip differential: rear
Instrumentation Tachometer
Lights Exterior entry lights · Front fog lights · Headlight cleaners
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated
Passenger Seat Power adjustments
Roof Moonroof: power
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system · Power door locks
Stability and Traction Traction control
Tires and Rims 16 Inch Wheels · Tire type · Wheels: alloy
Windows Front wipers: rain sensing, intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Tinted
Price $74,495 MSRP
Body Style Sedan
Engine 4.2L 275 hp V8
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
14MPG city
20MPG highway
Drivetrain RWD

Price

MSRP$74,495
Invoice$64,290

Transmission

Drivetrain RWD
5-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
14MPG city
20MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsStandard
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, Cassette Player

Engine

4.2L 275 hp V8
Power 275 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque 295 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume26 gal
Front Legroom41.3 in
Back Legroom39.6 in
Wheelbase123.6 in
Length205.2 in
Width74.3 in
Height58.5 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume15.6 cu ft
Mercedes-Benz made side impact air bags standard in all S-Class vehicles in the 1997 model year, including the S420. The car remained a mid-level entry in Mercedes' premier S-Class line... Read More
Mercedes-Benz made side impact air bags standard in all S-Class vehicles in the 1997 model year, including the S420. The car remained a mid-level entry in Mercedes' premier S-Class line up.
The S420 had a V8 engine that produced 275 horsepower. New for 1997 was a occupant detection sensor could deactivate the front passenger airbag. New xenon headlamps and a Parktronic parking-assistance system were new features available as options.
A recurring theme in user comments for the S420 in the middle years of its 1994-2000 production run centered on expensive maintenance problems.
Adds to S 320 SWB:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Dual front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Front side airbags
Audio System Antenna Type: power · Cassette · Bose premium brand · AM/FM radio
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Power
Comfort Features Shift knob trim: leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cruise control · Dimming rearview mirror: auto-dimming · Memorized settings: driver seat · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · Power steering · Steering wheel: power tilt and telescopic
Driver Seat Heated · Power adjustments
Drivetrain Limited slip differential: rear
Instrumentation Tachometer
Lights Exterior entry lights · Front fog lights · Headlight cleaners · Headlights: HID
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated
Passenger Seat Heated · Power adjustments
Rear Seats Heated
Roof Moonroof: power
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system · Power door locks
Stability and Traction Traction control
Suspension Leveling: self leveling suspension
Tires and Rims 16 Inch Wheels · Tire type · Wheels: alloy
Windows Front wipers: rain sensing, intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Tinted
Price $88,095 MSRP
Body Style Sedan
Engine 5.0L 315 hp V8
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
14MPG city
20MPG highway
Drivetrain RWD

Price

MSRP$88,095
Invoice$76,120

Transmission

Drivetrain RWD
5-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
14MPG city
20MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsStandard
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, Cassette Player

Engine

5.0L 315 hp V8
Power 315 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque 347 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume26 gal
Front Legroom41.3 in
Back Legroom39.6 in
Wheelbase123.6 in
Length205.2 in
Width74.3 in
Height58.5 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume15.6 cu ft
Original MSRP: $92,495
3 national listings
Adds to S 320 SWB:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Dual front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Front side airbags
Audio System Antenna Type: power · Cassette · Bose premium brand · AM/FM radio
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Power
Comfort Features Shift knob trim: leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Center Console · Cruise control · Dimming rearview mirror: auto-dimming · Memorized settings: driver seat · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · Power steering · Steering wheel: power tilt and telescopic
Driver Seat Heated · Power adjustments
Drivetrain Limited slip differential: rear
Instrumentation Tachometer
Lights Exterior entry lights · Front fog lights · Headlight cleaners · Headlights: HID
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated
Passenger Seat Heated · Power adjustments
Roof Moonroof: power
Safety Parking sensors: rear, front
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system · Power door locks
Stability and Traction Traction control
Suspension Leveling: self leveling suspension
Tires and Rims 16 Inch Wheels · Tire type · Wheels: alloy
Windows Front wipers: rain sensing, intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Tinted
Price $92,495 MSRP
Body Style Coupe
Engine 5.0L 315 hp V8
Seating 4
Fuel Economy
14MPG city
20MPG highway
Drivetrain RWD

Price

MSRP$92,495
Invoice$79,950

Transmission

Drivetrain RWD
5-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
14MPG city
20MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsStandard
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, Cassette Player

Engine

5.0L 315 hp V8
Power 315 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque 347 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating4 seats
Fuel Tank Volume26 gal
Front Legroom41.7 in
Back Legroom31.5 in
Wheelbase115.9 in
Length199.4 in
Width74.6 in
Height56.9 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume14.2 cu ft
Original MSRP: $130,895
2 national listings
Adds to S 320 SWB:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Dual front air conditioning zones · Rear air conditioning automatic climate control, · Dual rear air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Front side airbags
Audio System Antenna Type: power · 6-disk CD changer · Cassette · Bose premium brand · AM/FM radio · Remote CD changer location: in cargo area
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Power
Comfort Features Shift knob trim: wood, leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cruise control · Memorized settings: driver seat · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · Power steering · Steering wheel: power tilt and telescopic · Sunshade: power rear window
Driver Seat Heated · Power adjustments
Drivetrain Limited slip differential: rear
Instrumentation Tachometer
Lights Exterior entry lights · Front fog lights · Headlight cleaners · Headlights: HID
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated
Passenger Seat Heated · Power adjustments
Rear Seats Heated · Power adjustments
Roof Moonroof: power
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system · Power door locks
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Suspension Leveling: self leveling suspension · Suspension control: electronic
Telematics Phone: cellular phone
Tires and Rims 16 Inch Wheels · Tire type · Wheels: alloy
Windows Front wipers: rain sensing, intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Tinted
Price $130,895 MSRP
Body Style Sedan
Engine 6.0L 389 hp V12
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
11MPG city
18MPG highway
Drivetrain RWD

Price

MSRP$130,895
Invoice$113,360

Transmission

Drivetrain RWD
5-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
11MPG city
18MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsStandard
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, Cassette Player, CD Player, CD Changer

Engine

6.0L 389 hp V12
Power 389 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque 420 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume26 gal
Front Legroom41.3 in
Back Legroom39.6 in
Wheelbase123.6 in
Length205.2 in
Width74.3 in
Height58.3 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume15.6 cu ft
S 600 Coupe
Original MSRP: $133,895
2 national listings
Adds to S 320 SWB:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Front air conditioning: automatic climate control · Dual front air conditioning zones
Airbags Dual front airbags · Front side airbags
Audio System Antenna Type: power · 6-disk CD changer · Cassette · Bose premium brand · AM/FM radio · Remote CD changer location: in cargo area
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Power
Comfort Features Shift knob trim: wood, leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cruise control · Dimming rearview mirror: auto-dimming · Memorized settings: driver seat · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · Power steering · Steering wheel: power tilt and telescopic · Sunshade: power rear window
Driver Seat Heated · Power adjustments
Drivetrain Limited slip differential: rear
Instrumentation Tachometer
Lights Exterior entry lights · Front fog lights · Headlight cleaners · Headlights: HID
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated
Passenger Seat Heated · Power adjustments
Roof Moonroof: power
Safety Parking sensors: rear, front
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Upholstery: leather
Security Anti-theft alarm system · Power door locks
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Suspension Suspension control: electronic
Telematics Phone: cellular phone
Tires and Rims 16 Inch Wheels · Tire type · Wheels: alloy
Windows Front wipers: rain sensing, intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger · Tinted
Price $133,895 MSRP
Body Style Coupe
Engine 6.0L 389 hp V12
Seating 4
Fuel Economy
11MPG city
18MPG highway
Drivetrain RWD

Price

MSRP$133,895
Invoice$115,970

Transmission

Drivetrain RWD
5-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
11MPG city
18MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain Airbags--
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofStandard
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsStandard
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, Cassette Player, CD Player, CD Changer

Engine

6.0L 389 hp V12
Power 389 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque 420 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating4 seats
Fuel Tank Volume26 gal
Front Legroom41.7 in
Back Legroom31.5 in
Wheelbase115.9 in
Length199.4 in
Width74.6 in
Height56.9 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume14.2 cu ft