Mercedes-Benz CL550

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2009: PRESTIGE (over $75k) 


Price as Tested $141,945 
Overall Score 627.0 
Overall score is based on subjective and objective ratings below, adjusted for the relative importance of each parameter and for vehicle price. 1st Place 
 
 
 
Styling/Appearance:  
   Exterior 8.2 
   Interior 8.3 
Quality 8.7 
Occupant Environment:  
   Driver Position & Ergonomics 7.9 
   Visibility 8.0 
   Roominess/Comfort/Access 7.7 
   Conv/Entmnt Features 8.5 
Noise/Vibration/Harshness 8.6 
Performance:  
   Throttle Response 8.1 
   Engine Smoothness/Refinement 8.5 
   Transmission/Drivetrain 8.1 
Vehicle Dynamics:  
   Ride Comfort 8.7 
   Steering 7.9 
   Handling 7.8 
   Braking Feel & Effectiveness 8.2 
Subjective Value 7.5 
   
AVG (0-100Km/h) 5.9 s
AVG (80-120Km/h) 4.6 s
ACCEL. SCORE 8.8 
AVG (100-0Km/h) 42.0 m
BRAKING SCORE 5.8 
INTERIOR -- 
INTERIOR SCORE 6.2 
CARGO 490.0 
CARGO SCORE 6.8 
FUEL (City & Hwy) L/100km 12.5 
FUEL SCORE 4.0 
EMISSIONS SCORE 7.0 
SAFETY FEATURES SCORE 7.8 
Technical Specifications:
 
Engine Type: 32V DOHC V8
Engine Displacement: 5461 
Peak Horsepower: 382 @ 6000 
Peak Torque: 391 @ 2800-4800 
Fuel Required: Premium Required 
Emissions Cert: Tier II - Bin 5 
Limitied-slip Differential: No 
Traction Control: Electronic Stability Program (ESP) including ABS and traction control ASR 
Drivetrain: 4WD 
Anti-Lock (ABS): Yes 
Transmission:
7AT 
Suspension:
Front -Ind., 4-Link Rear -Ind., MB Multi-Link  
Steering:
Rack & Pinion 
Brakes:
Power assisted 4-wheel disc with electronic brake force distribution and brake assist 
Tires:
255/40 R 19 (Front), 275/40 R 19 (Rear) All-season 
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Test data and subjective ratings from vehicles of different years cannot be directly compared because they were tested by different people under different track and weather conditions.

Fuel consumption data is supplied by Natural Resources Canada.