1986 Mercedes-Benz 300 TE D S 124 S 124 D 30

The Mercedes-Benz 300 TE D is an estate/station wagon designed by Bruno Sacco/Joseph Gallitzendörfer/Peter Pfeiffer with 5 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies the power to the rear wheels. The 300 TE D forms part of Mercedes-Benz's S 124 model series. Its 6 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3 litres. For this model it provides power and torque figures of 107.5 bhp (109 PS/80 kW) at 4600 rpm and 185 Nm (136 lbft/18.9 kgm) at 2800 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels compliments of a 5 speed manual 'box. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1520 kg. It is claimed to achieve a maxiumum speed of 180 km/h which is 112 mph, officially quoted fuel consumption is 5.8/7.8/9.9 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h/ city.

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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300 TE D S 124 S 124 D 30 information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4765 mm
How heavy?
1520 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2996 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
109 PS / 107.5 bhp / 80 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
185 Nm / 136 ft.lb / 18.9 kgm @ 2800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 14.6 s
How fast?
180 km/h, 112 mph
How economical?
5.8/7.8/9.9 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h/ city

Mercedes-Benz S 124 models

5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2199 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1530 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2799 cm3 200 PS 197 bhp 147 kW 1660 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 3199 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1590 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 3199 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 3199 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1998 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW
Mercedes-Benz E 280 Station Wagon -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2799 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1590 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2799 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5A 2799 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW
Mercedes-Benz E 36 AMG Station Wagon -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 3606 cm3 272 PS 268 bhp 200 kW 1640 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1997 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW 1460 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 1997 cm3 75 PS 74 bhp 55 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2497 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW 1510 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2497 cm3 94 PS 93 bhp 69 kW
Mercedes-Benz 300 TD -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2996 cm3 113 PS 111 bhp 83 kW 1550 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2996 cm3 113 PS 111 bhp 83 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2996 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1600 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 4A 2996 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 1710 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2962 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1590 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 2962 cm3 179 PS 177 bhp 132 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 2962 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 4A 2962 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 4A 2962 cm3 179 PS 177 bhp 132 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1997 cm3 120 PS 118 bhp 88 kW 1460 kg
Mercedes-Benz 300 TE -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2962 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
Mercedes-Benz 300 TE -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2962 cm3 179 PS 177 bhp 132 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2962 cm3 179 PS 177 bhp 132 kW 1530 kg
Mercedes-Benz 300 TE -
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2962 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1530 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 2299 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1480 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 2299 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1480 kg

Similar models

5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1994 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1231 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1973 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 1973 cm3 105 PS 104 bhp 78 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1796 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW 1255 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2165 cm3 110 PS 108 bhp 81 kW 1175 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2316 cm3 110 PS 108.5 bhp 81 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 1986 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 1380 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2316 cm3 110 PS 108.5 bhp 81 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2316 cm3 114 PS 112 bhp 84 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 3AOD 2316 cm3 114 PS 112 bhp 84 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4OD 2383 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300 TE D data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
DesignerBruno Sacco/Joseph Gallitzendörfer/Peter Pfeiffer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2800 mm 110.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1497 mm 58.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1488 mm 58.6 inches
Length 4765 mm 187.6 inches
Width 1740 mm 68.5 inches
Height 1490 mm 58.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1520 kg 3351 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated diesel
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3 litre
2996 cc
(182.827 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87 × 84 mm
3.43 × 3.31 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
109 PS (107.5 bhp) (80 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
35.9 bhp/litre
0.59 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
185 Nm (136 ft·lb) (18.9 kgm)
at 2800 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
61.75 Nm/litre
0.75 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 22:1
Fuel system Bosch diesel injection pump
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 776 kPa (112.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.33 cc
Aspiration Normal D.
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 14.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 180 km/h (112 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 71.71 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
52.74 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
70.72 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.96 kg/kW
31.67 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 5.8/7.8/9.9 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h/ city
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km5.8/7.8/9.9 l/100km 90kmph/120kmph/
km/litre17.2/12.8/10.1 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/
UK MPG48.7/36.2/28.5 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/
US MPG40.6/30.2/23.8 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 237.97 g/km
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 195/65 R 15 91T
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15 91T
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.8
Final drive ratio 3.67
general
Carfolio.com ID30558
Production total
Model code S 124 D 30
Model family S 124
RAC rating 28.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300 TE D added before December 1995.
Last modified 2017-09-18.