2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Top Comparisons

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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-ClassReview
GuruRCGYG writes:
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Beautiful car.. Ive had a Jaguar and a Lexus LS460. The Jaguar was beautiful and handled great but too many problems, the Lexus was the best car I ever owned till now. Comparing the Lexus to the Mercedes, you can see the difference in the quality of the interior and the technology. I just hope the Mercedes is as reliable as the Lexus.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Maybach S 650 RWD Review
GuruYVRZC says:
Decent acceleration and handling, backseats were nice and comfortable, too expensive for what you get.
vs2008 Lexus LS 460 RWD
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Maybach S 650 RWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Handling Ranked 2008 Lexus LS 460 RWD better.
"The LS in my opinion had much better steering. The Maybach drove like a big limo while the LS drove like a refined luxury car. The most smooth steering Ive ever experienced."
Looks/Style Ranked 2008 Lexus LS 460 RWD better.
"The LS doesnt ask for attention therefore you wont be looked at by others as a rich person who feels superior to them. The LS is stealth wealth at its finest."
Front Seats Ranked 2008 Lexus LS 460 RWD better.
"Heated and cooled seats with 10 way. Brake hold function."
Back Seats Ranked 2008 Lexus LS 460 RWD better.
"The back seats were equally as comparable, cabin was just as quiet. You get heated and cooled seat controls and optional entertainment package is the same."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2008 Lexus LS 460 RWD better.
"Much larger trunk space and passthrough to car."
Family Car Ranked 2008 Lexus LS 460 RWD better.
"The LS is a better choice for families because of affordability, and higher trunk space."
Value Ranked 2008 Lexus LS 460 RWD better.
"The LS costs significantly less than the Maybach. 180,000 less."
Would Buy Ranked 2008 Lexus LS 460 RWD better.
"The 2008 LS is an amazing value for sub 15k. The 2018 Maybach has the same features and costs 200k. The LS will last forever and youll only have to do general maintenance. Plus over time you wont lose money. The Maybach will live in the maintenance bay and lose value significantly."
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review
Ismail says:
Very comfortable and luxurious. The most comfortable front seats in its class. Not bad to drive. Well powered and an overall great car.
vs2018 Lexus LS 500 AWD
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Lexus LS 500 AWD worse.
"Bigger trunk"
Value Ranked 2018 Lexus LS 500 AWD better.
"Cheaper"
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560 4MATIC AWD Review
CPOR2D2 says:
A close 2nd to S-63
vs2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S AMG 63
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560 4MATIC AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
vs2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560 4MATIC AWD
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560 4MATIC AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 450 RWD Review
GuruZLS1V says:
Great driving comfort luxury car. Highly overpriced. 2018 middle model changes and what is available on website is false. They want to charge you more for some of the accessories over the inflated acc prices. Bad customer relations
vs2018 Audi A8 L 3.0T quattro AWD
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 450 RWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2018 Audi A8 L 3.0T quattro AWD worse.
"bigger engine"
Handling Ranked 2018 Audi A8 L 3.0T quattro AWD better.
"Quatro great 4 wheel drive. Instant response and good feel."
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Audi A8 L 3.0T quattro AWD better.
"Mercedes older person looking."
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Audi A8 L 3.0T quattro AWD worse.
"All Mercedes seats were more comfortable. Audi too stiff."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Audi A8 L 3.0T quattro AWD better.
"Bigger trunk"
Family Car Ranked 2018 Audi A8 L 3.0T quattro AWD worse.
"More interior room."
Value Ranked 2018 Audi A8 L 3.0T quattro AWD better.
"Lower price for similar options."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Audi A8 L 3.0T quattro AWD worse.
"I would not buy the 2018 model, but would buy the 2015 to 2017 models."
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review
GuruWQY99 says:
Very nice car in all respects
vs2018 Maserati Quattroporte
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Value Ranked 2018 Maserati Quattroporte better.
"If you like a great sounding engine this is for you, if not get a Teslar."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Maserati Quattroporte better.
"The two cars are almost the same price, but since I lease, the Maserati had better pricing, I dropped my S for the Quattro."
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 450 4MATIC AWD Review
Abacus4711 says:
Great car. The best. The pinnacle of German car manufacturing. This being said: Mix of digital cockpit, button control and touch pad, often for one and the same, are too much. Less would be more. Digital cockpit is tricky ie in 3-4 years looking “old” alike other software programs. To get Distronic Plus only in combination with Luxury Package is outdated marketing considering that some entry level cars below $ 30000 include these outstanding safety features. Overall the Mercedes is the better car but not worth $ 100,000.00 plus respectively close to $ 200,000.00 if fully loaded. Since A, B, C-Class Mercedes (Limousine and doubled by corresponding SUV) are all over the place, the Mercedes brand/exclusivity/representative value is diminishing on a sliding scale.
vs2018 Genesis G90 Premium AWD
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 450 4MATIC AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Value Ranked 2018 Genesis G90 Premium AWD better.
"It is not the features which make the Genesis a better value. It is that when you equip the Mercedes S Class with the the same features like the Genesis, the Mercedes S Class is 40% more expensive. "
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Genesis G90 Premium AWD better.
"More value for the dollar. More to talk about: For example: design by former Bentley/Audi designer, Suspension calibrated by former BMW M3 head of the suspension departement. South Korean quality and desire to strive diligently and compete with the best. Anyone knew Samsung 20 years ago? Genesis openly claims to compete with G90 against S Class, Audi A 8 or with G 80 against E Class, BMW 5 Series or G 70 against BMW M3. A shame they can’t come up with their own dealerships. An SUV is missing too."
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S AMG 63 4MATIC AWD Review
CPOR2D2 says:
Amazing
vs2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560 4MATIC AWD
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S AMG 63 4MATIC AWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560 RWD Review
GuruV8722 says:
I was disapointed in the handling and road noise.
vs2018 Genesis G90 Ultimate
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 560 RWD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Handling Ranked 2018 Genesis G90 Ultimate better.
"I drove both cars and the Genesis was subperb in steering, breaking and the transmission was smooth. "
Family Car Ranked 2018 Genesis G90 Ultimate better.
"The leg room, the spacious cabin and the comfort of the seats just made it an all around family car. Inclusive of the two DVDs in the rear for entertainment for the kids."
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Genesis G90 Ultimate better.
"I am going to buy the 2018 Genesis G90 because its a better all around car thats rated #1 in safety. It offer so much for the value, which would drive the price way up on other cars and they are not that reliable in comparison. "
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