Mercedes Benz S Class W220 S500 - Facts and Figures

General Value
Chassis W220
Model S500
Engine 4966cc
Engine Code M113
Fuel Type Petrol
Production 1998 - 2005
Predecessor W140
Successor W222
Performance Value
Power 306 PS - 225 kW - 302 BHP
Torque 460 Nm - 339 lb/ft
Acceleration N/A
Top Speed N/A
MPG City 15.0 MPG
MPG Motorway 23.0 MPG
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S Class W220 S500 Problems, Faults and Recalls

  • R/2000/062 - Possible Fire Risk - Due to a short circuit there is a possibility that the heater blower motor regulator may overheat Charring and smouldering may occur if ignored.
  • R/2000/142 - Unintentional Deployment Of Air Bag - Exposure to high humidity conditions may result in corrosion that can cause the drivers front air bag to deploy unintentionally.