2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S 4Matic Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class - Road Test Specs

2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan

(5.5L V8 Twin-turbo AWD 7-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E63 AMG 4Matic S model 4dr Sedan AWD (5.5L 8cyl Turbo 7A)
Vehicle TypeAWD 4dr 5-passenger sedan
Base MSRP$100,695
Options on test vehicleDriver Assistance Package ($2,800 -- includes Distronic Plus with Steering Assist, Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist, BAS Plus with Cross-Traffic Assist, Pre-Safe Plus, Pre-Safe Brake with pedestrian recognition); Designo Mystic Red Leather Interior ($1,180); Designo Black Lacquer Trim ($850); AMG Parking Assist Package ($800 -- includes a surround-view parking camera); 19-Inch AMG Wheels ($500)
As-tested MSRP$106,825
Assembly locationSindelfingen, Germany


ConfigurationFront-engine, all-wheel drive
Engine typeTwin-turbocharged, direct-injected, V8, gasoline with auto stop-start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5,461/333
Block/head materialAluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder
Compression ratio (x:1)10.0
Redline, indicated (rpm)6,350
Fuel cutoff/rev limiter (rpm)6,500
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)577 @ 5,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)590 @ 2,000
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeSeven-speed automatic with console shifter and steering-mounted paddles with sport/competition modes
Transmission ratios (x:1)I=4.38, II=2.86; III=1.92; IV=1.37; V=1.00; VI=0.82; VII=0.73
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.06
Differential(s)Limited-slip rear; open front


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, pneumatic springs, variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric speed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)14
Tire typePerformance front and rear
Tire size, front255/35Z19
Tire size, rear285/30Z19
Wheel size19-by-9 inches front -- 19-by-9.5 inches rear
Wheel materialPainted alloy
Brakes, front14.2-by-1.4-inch two-piece ventilated cross-drilled cast-iron discs with 6-piston fixed calipers
Brakes, rear14.2-by-1-inch one-piece ventilated cross-drilled cast-iron discs with 4-piston fixed calipers

Track Test Results

Acceleration, 0-30 mph (sec.)1.7
0-45 mph (sec.)2.7
0-60 mph (sec.)3.7
0-75 mph (sec.)5.3
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)11.7 @ 119.7
0-60 with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)3.4
0-30 mph, trac ON (sec.)2.2
0-45 mph, trac ON (sec.)3.2
0-60 mph, trac ON (sec.)4.2
0-75 mph, trac ON (sec.)5.8
1/4-mile, trac ON (sec. @ mph)12.1 @ 119.7
0-60, trac ON with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)3.9
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)26
60-0 mph (ft.)105
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)68.9
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph) ESC ON68.5
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)0.90
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g) ESC ON0.89
Sound level @ idle (dB)47.5
@ Full throttle (dB)78.1
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)63.4
Engine speed @ 70 mph (rpm)1800

Testing Conditions

Test date7/15/2014
Elevation (ft.)1,121
Temperature (°F)80.19
Relative humidity (%)54.31
Barometric pressure (in. Hg)28.79
Wind (mph, direction)5.1, Head
Odometer (mi.)6037
Fuel used for test91-octane gasoline
As-tested tire pressures, f/r (psi)41
As-tested ballasted trailer weight (lbs.)38

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)18 combined/15 city/22 highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)17.2 (evaluation route); 14.2 (length of test)
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)21.1
Driving range (mi.)485.3

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo description14-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound audio system
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via proprietary cable, USB jack, auxiliary audio jack
Satellite radioStandard
Hard-drive music storage capacity (Gb)Standard
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemStandard
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)Standard
Smart entry/StartStandard
Parking aidsStandard parking sonar front and rear back-up camera rear cross-traffic detection
Blind-spot detectionOptional
Adaptive cruise controlOptional
Lane-departure monitoringOptional departure warning with active correction
Collision warning/avoidanceStandard

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,387
Curb weight, as tested (lbs.)4,503
Weight distribution, as tested, f/r (%)54.1/45.9
Length (in.)192.1
Width (in.)73.7
Height (in.)56.8
Wheelbase (in.)113.2
Turning circle (ft.)37.1
Legroom, front (in.)41.3
Legroom, rear (in.)35.8
Headroom, front (in.)37.9
Headroom, rear (in.)38.2
Shoulder room, front (in.)57.8
Shoulder room, rear (in.)56.9
Seating capacity5
Trunk volume (cu-ft)15.9


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years/50,000 miles
Corrosion4 years/50,000 miles
Roadside assistanceUnlimited

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