Mercedes-Benz 300 TD, 1989 MY S 124 S 124 D 30

Mercedes-Benz 300 TD is an automobile that has a 5 door estate/station wagon body style with a front mounted engine that delivers power to the rear wheels. The 300 TD is part of Mercedes-Benz's S 124 range of cars. Its 3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that develops 111 bhp (113 PS/83 kW) of power at 4600 rpm, and maximum torque of 191 N·m (141 lb·ft/19.5 kgm) at 2800-3050 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. It weighs a claimed 1550 kg at the kerb. Top quoted speed is 180 km/h, or 112 mph, officially stated fuel consumption figures are 5.8/7.8/9.9 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / city.

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Key facts

Mercedes-Benz 300 TD, 1989 MY 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?
1550 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2996 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
113 PS / 111 bhp / 83 kW @ 4600 rpm
How much torque?
191 Nm / 141 ft.lb / 19.5 kgm @ 2800-3050 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 5A 3199 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 3199 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1998 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW
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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
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 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 5M 2962 cm3 179 PS 177 bhp 132 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 179 PS 177 bhp 132 kW
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 4A 2962 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW 1530 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2962 cm3 179 PS 177 bhp 132 kW 1530 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2996 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 1520 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2299 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1480 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4M 2299 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1480 kg

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5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 2443 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 1300 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 4A 2443 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 1320 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 2165 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 1330 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1998 cm3 123 PS 121 bhp 90 kW 1215 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FR 5M 1998 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 1299 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 1986 cm3 103 PS 102 bhp 76 kW
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300 TD data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
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 1489 mm 58.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1550 kg 3417 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 OM 603 D 30 / 603.912
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 113 PS (111 bhp) (83 kW)
at 4600 rpm
Specific output 37 bhp/litre
0.61 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 191 Nm (141 ft·lb) (19.5 kgm)
at 2800-3050 rpm
Specific torque 63.75 Nm/litre
0.77 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 22:1
Fuel system Bosch diesel pump
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 801.1 kPa (116.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
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 72.61 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
53.4 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
71.61 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 18.73 kg/kW
31.28 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/city
km/litre17.2/12.8/10.1 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/city
UK MPG48.7/36.2/28.5 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/city
US MPG40.6/30.2/23.8 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/city
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 6½J x 15 H2
Wheel size rear 6½J x 15 H2
Tyres front 195/65 R 15 91T
Tyres rear 195/65 R 15 91T
Brakes F/R Di/Di-S-ABS
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 ID529397
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
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300 TD added 2017-09-18.
Last modified 2017-09-18.