2018 Mercedes-Benz Maybach Sedan


$168,600 - $198,700
2018 Mercedes-Benz Maybach

What’s new

  • New grille and front and rear fascias
  • More powerful high beams
  • Infotainment system update
  • Standard Energizing Comfort system
  • Part of the first Mercedes-Benz Maybach sedan generation introduced for 2016

Pros

  • Exceptionally comfortable and quiet
  • Outstanding rear-seat functionality and features
  • Chock full of standard safety features
  • Strong engines and brakes

Cons

  • Mercedes heritage might not be special enough

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Features & Specs

S 560 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (4.0L 8cyl Turbo 9A)S 650 4dr Sedan (6.0L 12cyl Turbo 7A)
Starting MSRP$168,600$198,700
MPG1916
Seating55
Transmission9-speed shiftable automatic7-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgas
Horsepower463 hp @ 5250 rpm621 hp @ 4800 rpm

Safety

Our experts’ favorite Maybach safety features:

Active Brake Assist

Warns if a front collision is imminent and will apply the brakes if you don't react in time.
Active Emergency Stop Assist

Detects if a driver is unresponsive when using the automated driving systems and will trigger alerts. If no action is taken, the car will slow to a stop.
Evasive Steering Assist

Automatically swerves to avoid an object, vehicle or pedestrian in the road if the adjacent lane is open.

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Mercedes-Benz Maybach vs. the competition

2018 Mercedes-Benz Maybach

2018 Mercedes-Benz Maybach

2018 Bentley Flying Spur

2018 Bentley Flying Spur

Mercedes-Benz Maybach vs. Bentley Flying Spur

The Flying Spur is more of a driver's car, in contrast to the Maybach's limousine-like focus. Even though power output is similar, the Bentley uses it in a more responsive and exhilarating manner. Either sedan offers an exquisite interior, but the Maybach gains an edge for its up-to-date technology features and luxurious rear-seat accommodations.

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Mercedes-Benz Maybach vs. Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II

The Ghost Series II shares only a fleeting similarity to the Maybach. It is based on BMW's 7 Series flagship sedan, a luxury rival to Mercedes' S-Class. The Rolls-Royce starts well above $300,000 compared to the Maybach's sub-$175,000 starting price. For that money, you get a big sedan that is more likely to turn heads, especially with the rear-hinged passenger doors. You also get far more customization options.

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Mercedes-Benz Maybach vs. Bentley Mulsanne

You can easily spend twice as much for the Mulsanne than a Maybach without even taking the bespoke route. The Bentley holds an advantage for exclusivity, but in exchange, you lose out on some of the more technologically advanced features. Either will impress with power, quality and comfort, but the Mulsanne may seem more special, mostly because the Maybach is a bit too similar to a "regular" Mercedes S-Class.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz Maybach Sedan for Sale

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The class of ultra-premium luxury sedans contains only a handful of entrants. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Maybach certainly qualifies and comes with some notable advantages. First off, it's the most affordable in the segment, though with a starting price of $170,000, affordability is relative.

The Maybach sedan is offered in S 560 4Matic and S 650 trims. As far as features go, the two trims are identical. The differences lie under the hoods. The S 560 4Matic is powered by a 463-horsepower turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 that sends power to all four wheels. The S 650 has a 621-hp turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 and is rear-wheel-drive only.

The list of standard features is ridiculously long, so you can expect every feature and luxury found in any other car in this class. Notable items include LED headlights, an adaptive air suspension, heated and ventilated multicontour front and rear seats with memory and massage functions, and heated armrests. The list continues with an IWC analog clock; an air fragrancer with the Energizing Comfort system, which combines audio, climate, fragrance and massage to enhance comfort); a night-vision camera system; an automated parking system; emergency evasive steering; airbags built into the rear shoulder belts; and a drowsy-driver monitoring system with emergency stop assist.

Options are limited to Magic Sky Control, which offers a dimmable sunroof tint; a rear center console, which reduces passenger capacity to four; dual rear entertainment systems; folding rear-seat tables; a refrigerated box between the rear seatbacks; heated and cooled cupholders; and silver Champagne flutes from Robbe & Berking.

Compared to its Bentley and Rolls-Royce competitors, the Maybach has a technological edge in terms of convenience features, automated driving and dynamics. What it lacks is the air of exclusivity since, from afar, it too closely resembles the Mercedes S-Class on which it is based. That said, it still makes a definite impression of wealth and status. If you're fortunate enough to be considering any of these fine automobiles, make sure to use all of Edmunds' tools to ensure you get the right one for your impressive budget.

2018 Mercedes-Benz Maybach Sedan Overview

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Maybach Sedan is offered in the following styles: S 560 4MATIC 4dr Sedan AWD (4.0L 8cyl Turbo 9A), and S 650 4dr Sedan (6.0L 12cyl Turbo 7A).

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