2018 Mercedes Benz S Class Review India – A Mixture Of Luxury, Safety And Performance

mercedes benz s class front view

Mercedes-Benz, India’s largest luxury car maker, recently launched its flagship car S Class. This car is a facelift version of Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the company has loaded it with new safety and luxury features.

mercedes benz s class

The most special thing in the 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class is the radar based driving assistibility feature given in it. This will be Mercedes’s first car in India, with radar-based driving support safety features.

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Apart from this, several important changes have been made in this Mercedes Benz S Class 2018. Let’s know what is new and special in this new 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class. Here we have come up with a complete 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class review in India.

Mercedes Benz S Class Design and Styling

As always, Mercedes has given a great design to its S Class. The 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class seems more fresher than the standard model. Well there is no change in its shape.

Like in the previous 2018 model, three-slate grill has been given. With this you will also be able to see the Black Finishing Radiator Grill in it. It is featured with redesigned LED headlamp, which shows three LED running time running lights. The company calls it ‘triple touch’ design.

mercedes benz s class design

The company has not given this ‘triple touch’ effect only, there is a special reason behind this. It shows the sequence of the Mercedes range. Three lines are given in S Class like, two in E-Arts and one in C Class.

mercedes benz s class back side

There is no special change in the 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class Rear End. The car has been given the same LED cluster which was also given in the following versions. Along with this, traditional muffler tips have been given in this. The new S Class is more than 24 millimeters in front and 31 mm more than the rear from the first.

mercedes benz s class side view

Looking at the side, you will see an alligator and sporty car. There is a curve shoulder line in it. Chrome has been garnished on both sides of the car. In the 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class, a wheelchase of 3035 millimeters is given, so this can be estimated as to how big a car it is.

Mercedes Benz S Class Interior

mercedes benz s class interior

Talk about the interior of the 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class, it offers a great luxury, performance and comfort experience. It has a new climent control system that comes with integrated air-perfuming system.

mercedes benz s class interior

However, there is no significant change in the interior of the 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class compared to the current model, but it has added many new features that make it even more modern and costlier.

mercedes benz s class interior

The 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class Infotainment has been made touch sensitive this time, that is, you can use it as your smart phone’s screen.

mercedes benz s class interior

The new 12.3-inch dual digital display has been given in the 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class. In which one has the instrumentation system and one instrument cluster on one side. By the way, it shows only one big display, there is a very thin line between the two.

mercedes benz s class seats

The rear seat given in the car is quite great and has many types of features like back massages, head massages. Because this car is customizable, you can choose wood, leather and metal finish, etc. according to your choice. Apart from this, there are several features like Ambient Lighting in 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class, many types of Air Interior Fragrance, Electricly Adjustable Rear Seat, Panoramic Sliding Sunroof, Wireless Mobile Charging Point Forward and Back, 13 High Performance Speakers of Bermaster.

Mercedes Benz S Class Engine, Power and Performance

mercedes benz s class engine

The new Mercedes S400 has a 3.0-liter, tween-turbocharged inline-six petrol engine. This engine produces extremely strong power of 362 bhp. Compared to the existing 3.0-liter V6 engine, the 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class has a 3.0-liter, twin-turbocharged inline-six diesel engine.


This engine generates the power of 282 bhp and the best torque of 600 newtons. On the strength of this excellent engine, the new Mercedes S-Class 350D takes only 6 seconds to catch the speed of 0 to 100 kilometers.


The 2018 Mercedes Benz S 350D has been designed according to BS-VI emission standards. The company claims that the 2018 Mercedes Benz S Class is India’s first BS-VI based car.

2018 S-Class specification overview

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Mercedes Benz S Class Drive

mercedes benz s class side view

We took a test drive of the new Mercedes Benz S Class diesel variant 350d. Despite the car being a diesel variant, this car does not vibrate even slightly while driving this car. The car’s drive is so smoother that once you will not know that you are driving a diesel engine car. Although this is not a racing car, the company claims that this S-Class can run at speeds of 220 kilometers per hour. The 9-speed automatic gearbox given in it is quite smoothed.

Adaptive air suspension given in four wheels of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class makes the drive considerably smoother in rugged slopes and craters. Speed Lit is given in S-Class 2018, this means that you can set a fixed speed. For example, if you set the speed of 100, the top speed of the car will not exceed 100 kilometers per hour when driving.

Radar Based Driving Assistance Feature

mercedes benz s class design

Now the most important safety features given in the car. A new radar-based technology has been used in this car, which provides better protection. These include features like Active Distance Assist Distortion, Active Steering Assist, Active Breaking Assist, Blind Spot Assist.The radar-based driving assist feature in it takes its driving experience to the next level. This makes drive faster and easier.

2018 Mercedes Benz S Class 2018


Mercedes S-Class will still be ranked in its range. Mercedes has tried to improve its S-Class all possible. Regardless of whether the performance or the luxury or Comfort’s 2018 Mercedes S-Class is the top of all. Overall, in 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, you will find all those for which this German automaker is known.



Being an engineer in Information Technology, Krishna, is a word that is inspired by the Lord Shri Krishna, believes in the inspection of the latest technology in the real world. Krishna Shekhawat has done his engineering from LIET, Alwar. He started his career with SAGInfotech Pvt Ltd ( Jaipur). He is an enthusiastic about the bikes and cars that are roaming around him. Krishna likes to write reviews about all things. His mostly time spend in gaining the knowledge about new things. He wants to demonstrate his powerful word’s empire in front of the world. Apart from this, he is a simple person and has a helping nature.

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