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2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63e 4MATIC AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$67,370

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63e 4MATIC AWD
No Expert Reviews
2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD

Just three years after it was introduced in the U.S., the Volkswagen Phaeton was phased out, with 2006 being its last year on sale. For its final year, the Phaeton's 6.0-liter 12-cylin...

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

2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63e 4MATIC AWD
No User Reviews
2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD
225
pragmatic 2006 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4dr Sedan AWDReview:

Great Auto — This is really a Bentley (which VW owns, also Audi). It is the same as a Bentley Sport or an Audi A8...

Primary Use: Family transportation

225
pragmatic 2006 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4dr Sedan AWDReview:

Great Car, But Not For Mostly Local Driving. Need An "in-town" Car — Pure, unadulterated luxury. Like flying First Class rather than Coach. This is essentially the same...

Primary Use: Family transportation

125
Anagreg 2006 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4dr Sedan AWDReview:

Lux — The best and most luxurious car I've ever owned! Veery luxurious, very nice and stylish! Beautiful ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

Specs

2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63e 4MATIC AWD
2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City --
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
21 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 23 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
335 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Torque --
317 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
Cylinders --
8 cylinders
Displacement --
4,200 cc
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
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
Front Legroom -- 41.7 in
Back Legroom -- 43.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 13 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 944 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 203.7 in
Width -- 74.9 in
Height -- 57.1 in
Wheelbase -- 118.1 in

Available Options

2023 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
AMG S 63e 4MATIC AWD
2006 Volkswagen Phaeton
V8 4dr Sedan AWD

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