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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
MSRP
$173,000
Invoice
$162,620
Average Price Paid
$155,035
25 listings nationwide

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2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD
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Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
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430 RWD
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2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$185,350
3 listings nationwide

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2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$10,484
54 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...

2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD

The Lexus LS 430 remained unchanged once again for 2006. The 430 had emerged five years earlier, replacing the LS 400, and its styling and features were revamped again in 2004. This ...

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"
2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD
GuruMSHD4 writes:
Lexus ls430 is a superb car, when selecting all the right options.
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Larry writes:
Very good i would like to buy one day..
75
Gaylord writes:
Overall most satisfying transportation Ive ever owned; smooth, quiet, agile, reliable, a Toyota on steroids wr...
Power Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"I was quite satisfied with the power of the Lexus, but the CL 550 has 100 more responsive HP and effortless torque. It never runs out of breath."
Handling Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"By design."
Looks/Style Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"Sleek, emotive styling."
Front Seats Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"Support, adjustments, superior ventilation."
Back Seats Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 worse.
"More room overall."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 worse.
"Trunk volume is comparable. However, when the Lexus trunk is filled you still have considerable space available in the back seat area. Not so with the CL."
Family Car Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 worse.
"Ease of entry/egress, room (shoulder, seat, foot), agility (size)."
Value Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"Depreciation and durability of the materials used by Mercedes in the CL."
Would Buy Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL 550 better.
"It is purely a matter of what sort of driving experience you want from you car."

Specs

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 22 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
463 hp @ 5,250 RPM
278 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
516 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
312 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
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Displacement
4,000 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags 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 Standard
Cassette Player -- 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 44 in
Back Legroom 40 in 37.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 17.6 cu ft 20.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,036 lbs 1,110 lbs
Exterior
Length 215 in 197.4 in
Width 83.9 in 72 in
Height 59 in 58.7 in
Wheelbase 132.5 in 115.2 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
2006 Lexus LS 430
430 RWD

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