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2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
MSRP
$173,000
Invoice
$162,620
Average Price Paid
$154,369
36 listings nationwide

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2020 Audi S8
4.0T quattro AWD
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Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
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4.0T quattro AWD
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2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$186,322
4 listings nationwide

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2020 Audi S8
4.0T quattro AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$139,556
8 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

It seems that Mercedes-Benz's S-Class has yet another trick up its special sleeve, bringing hybrid power to the model for 2020. An all-new plug-in variant of the 560 sedan—the 560e—wil...

2020 Audi S8
4.0T quattro AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Buyers shopping for a highly advanced and very comfortable full-size luxury sedan have another choice for 2020 in the form of the all-new Audi S8. While this new fourth-generation S8 i...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
OliHa writes:
Impressive!
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Lexus LS 600h L 600h L AWD better.
"Comfortable!"
Family Car Ranked 2016 Lexus LS 600h L 600h L AWD better.
"Spacious!"
Salam writes:
Exquisite
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Mike writes:
Whats not to like. Beautiful smooth ride.
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Land Rover Range Rover HSE V6 4WD better.
"I couldnt pick both."
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Land Rover Range Rover HSE V6 4WD better.
"I would buy both but will buy the range rover next"
2020 Audi S8
4.0T quattro AWD
Salam writes:
Fantastic driving experience

Specs

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
2020 Audi S8
4.0T quattro AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
13 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 21.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
463 hp @ 5,250 RPM
563 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
516 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
590 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.1:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
4,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 40 in 44.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.6 cu ft 12.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,036 lbs 970 lbs
Exterior
Length 215 in 209 in
Width 83.9 in 83.9 in
Height 59 in 58.6 in
Wheelbase 132.5 in 123.2 in

Available Options

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Anthracite Blue Metallic
  • Black
  • DESIGNO Cashmere White MAGNO
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Arabian Grey
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Cote D'AZUR Dark Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Cote D'AZUR Light Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Deep Green
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Graphite Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Teide Light Grey
  • Designo Diamond White
  • Designo Manufaktur Midnight Blue
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Dune Silver Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Magnetite Black Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Ruby Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Refrigerator in Rear Center Console
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Flowing Lines Trim
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • DESIGNO High-Pile Floor Mats
  • DESIGNO High-Pile Floor Mats W/Maybach Logo
  • DESIGNO Roof Liner In Nappa Leather
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Deep Sea Blue Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Satin Red Pearl Package
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Titanium Grey Pearl Package
  • Executive Rear Seat Package Plus
  • Lighting W/Logo Projector
  • Silver Handcrafted Champagne Flutes
  • DESIGNO Magnolia Flowing Lines Trim
  • Armagnac Brown/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Copper Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Gold Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Platinum Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Savanna Beige/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magic Sky Control
  • Wheels: 20" High-Gloss Polished Multispoke
  • Wheels: 20" Maybach Forged
  • Wheels: 20" Maybach Polished Forged
2020 Audi S8
4.0T quattro AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • FLORETT Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue Metallic
  • Savannah Beige Metallic
  • Seville Red Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic
  • Vesuvius Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Full Leather Package
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Night Vision Assistant
  • Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System
  • Black Optics Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Executive Rear Seat Comfort Package (4 Passenger)
  • Gray Ceramic Brakes
  • Rear Seat Comfort Package (5 Passenger)
  • Rear Seat Connectivity Package
  • Red Steel Brake Calipers
  • S8 Executive Package
  • Wheels: 21" 10-Y-Spoke Gloss Anthracite Black EVO
  • Wheels: 21" 5-Double-Spoke-S-Design

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