Mercedes-Benz S-Class

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

89
Priced From $93,000
MPG 19.0
Styles Reviewed
SedanSedan

Edmunds.com

05/22/09
2009-05-22
89
100

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Matt Davis Matt Davis Score Pending 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

Mercedes has carved out the right niche for the S550. After a long drive it seems the segment’s luxury leader remains relatively unthreatened by its rivals.

Vehix.com

03/04/11
2011-03-04
88
100

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Liz Kim Liz Kim Score Pending 2011 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

The 2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 is pretty much the king of the luxury sedans (or, as our British counterparts call it, the executive saloons). We bow before its greatness.

Car and Driver

06/19/09
2009-06-19
88
100

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Erik Johnson Erik Johnson 6.3 out of 10 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

It’s ultra-luxurious, ultra-refined, and ultra-comfortable, and it doesn’t shy away from being hustled. The 2010 S-class is satisfying in a way other cars simply aren’t.

MotorAuthority.com

03/15/12
2012-03-15
88
100

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Nelson Ireson Nelson Ireson 6.4 out of 10 2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

The Mercedes-Benz S Class spans a wide range of prices and configurations, but all of them combine a taste for advanced technology and refined quality.

Boston Globe

05/24/10
2010-05-24
90
100

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Clifford Atiyeh Clifford Atiyeh 7.3 out of 10 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

The Mercedes Benz S550 makes a terrific compromise, straddling the line between Lexus isolation and BMW involvement. Plus, it carries Maybach presence for a third of the cost.

Washington Post

02/17/12
2012-02-17
91
100

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Warren Brown Warren Brown 7.3 out of 10 2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

The S350 4Matic is luxury defined. It has every imaginable amenity and safety technology. It has a healthy exhaust note, and you fall in love with the sheer movement of this one.

Edmunds.com

10/24/11
2011-10-24
90
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

Its competitors are impressive, but the 2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class remains the quintessential premium luxury sedan. Quite frankly, if your new ultra-luxury-sedan search begins and ends with a 2012 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, you probably won’t regret your decision

Cars.com

08/25/10
2010-08-25
84
100

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Kelsey Mays Kelsey Mays 8.0 out of 10 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

It’s fascinating that Mercedes can charge such a premium for the S550 and still have the second-best-selling car in its class. Competitors are trying to reinvent the wheel, but I don’t think a luxury flagship needs to be a sport sedan, too. Mercedes knew its mission, and it hit the nail on the head.

Kelley Blue Book

07/02/09
2009-07-02
93
100

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Staff Review Kelley Blue Book 8.2 out of 10 2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

The new 2010 Mercedes Benz S-Class offers it all. Luxury, technology, performance, and now even the chance to go green. But to experience any of it, expect to pay a small fortune.

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