2019 Porsche Panamera vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

2019 Porsche Panamera vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Both the 2019 Porsche Panamera and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class are large luxury sedans, each offering a ton of quality features and technologies for you. However, which of these great models is the right fit for you and your needs? That’s what we at Pittsburgh Porsche are looking to answer today by comparing them and their features head-to-head!

To do this we’ll be looking at their performance specifications, their standard features, and what technologies both bring to the table. Our goal is to find which of these two models is the best deal for you and so we’ll be giving only the highlights of each. Continue reading below to see how these two sedans compare!

Notable Standard Features

There are a variety of standard features that come on each of these vehicles, showcasing the differences between their brands. The 2019 Porsche Panamera does stand out between these two for its performance-oriented systems, such as the 8-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) with Auto Start Stop functions, and its Rear-wheel drive technologies. Both of these features come standard with the model, giving great performance without the need for more investment. The new Porsche Panamera does also offer interior packages standard as well, one of which is the Porsche Communication Management (PCM).

In contrast, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class offers mostly interior technologies as notable standard features. It does bring both an ECO Start/Stop system as well as a Dynamic Select drive mode to the table as standard performance features, however. Because of the similarities between these two models, we'll have to call it a draw in this category.



Standard Performance Features

The 2019 Porsche Panamera and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class both offer amazing engines alongside the features listed above. The new Porsche Panamera is packing a 3.0-liter turbo V6 engine, one that produces up to 330 horsepower and 331 lb-ft of torque. It can reach speeds of 60mph in as little as 4.7 seconds.

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class also features a 3.0-liter V6 engine but it’s a biturbo model, one that outputs 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. Despite being a more powerful engine, however, the new 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is slower than its competitor. It has a 0 to 60mph acceleration of 5.3 seconds, 0.6 seconds slower than the Porsche Panamera. As such we must give the 2019 Porsche Panamera the win in the performance category.

Exceptional Technology Features

The new 2019 Porsche Panamera has a variety of great technology features, including high-resolution 12-inch color display, rear seat entertainment system with their own 10-inch displays, night vision assists technology, four-zone automatic climate control, and more. These features allow you, and your passengers, to have complete control over your media and comfort!

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class offers these features in contrast: 12.3-inch high-resolution display, a Heads-Up Display, HD Radio, a rear seat entertainment system, COMMAND system touchscreen controller, and more. Both vehicles offer a ton of quality technologies for sedans, some of the best in their category, but the 2019 Porsche Panamera does take the lead in terms of luxury orientated and convenience systems.

Overall, both vehicles are an exceptional deal for any driver. However, the new 2019 Porsche Panamera does take the lead over its competitor in the end! To learn more about this great model, or to take it for a test drive, contact us at Pittsburgh Porsche today!


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