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Check Out the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 PHEV

If you’ve been looking for a hybrid that offers the perfect balance between style and functionality, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 PHEV may be exactly what you want.

A Quick Look at this New Plug-In Hybrid

As a member of the S-Class, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the PHEV has a lot of luxury to offer. At the same time, this impressive vehicle has an ultramodern hybrid drive configuration. Thanks to the expert blending of those two elements, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 PHEV is a luxury sedan that’s sure to impress.


In terms of specs, the PHEV offers 329 horsepower. The electric motor’s output is 85 kW or 114 hp. The electric range is 20 miles, while the top electric speed is 87 mph. The overall top speed for the 2015 S550 PHEV is 130 mph.

Because this hybrid is the result of truly advanced engineering, it offers all the quality and performance that Mercedes-Benz owners expect while dramatically reducing the amount of fuel that the car consumes.

Even More Details About the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 PHEV

Since this is a sedan that’s specifically designed to have a positive impact, it has environmental certificates. Those certificates cover everything a driver may want to know about the vehicle’s eco-friendliness, including its CO2 emissions.


As previously mentioned, this sedan has a hybrid transmission. The transmission of the PHEV is based on a 7-speed automatic transmission. What’s great about that fact is while this car moves just as easily as any other vehicle with an automatic transmission, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes that enables such desirable performance.

In addition to handling a lot of efficiencies behind the scenes, the PHEV also provides cues to help drivers maximize performance. For example, if there’s a time when a driver can take their foot off the pedal and enjoy cruising along, the PHEV will send a signal to make this known.

To maximize safety and performance, the battery for this hybrid is located in the rear. That positioning also saves space in the PHEV. What’s really appealing about this hybrid is instead of requiring any type of special charging equipment, it can literally be plugged into any household socket. This also means that it can be charged at gas stations, hotels or any other location that has a regular outlet. Not only is charging the PHEV convenient, but it can also be done in just 2 to 3 hours.

If you have any additional questions about the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 PHEV or want to find out more about the other vehicles we have in stock, feel free to call, email or visit Mercedes-Benz of Tucson in person.

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