Engine Mercedes M119 E50 under the hood

Engine Mercedes M119 E50

The 5.0-liter power unit M119 E50 became the first in the M119 family and is located in a row between the younger version of the E42 and the sports modifications of the E60 AMG and E63 AMG. In the new engine, a 90-degree aluminum bore was used, plus pistons from light alloys and forged connecting rods were used.


Manufacturer Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt Plant
Also called M119
Production years 1989-1998
Cylinder block alloy aluminum
Fuel system injector
Configuration inline
Number of cylinders 8
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 85
Cylinder bore, mm 96.5
Compression ratio 10
11.2 (AMG)
Displacement, cc 4973
Power output, hp 320/5600
Torque output, Nm / rpm 470/3900
Fuel type 95
Euro standards Euro 1
Weight, kg
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for S500 W140)
— city
— highway
— combined
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 1000
Recommended engine oil 0W-30 / 0W-40 / 5W-30 / 5W-40 / 5W-50 / 10W-40 / 10W-50 / 15W-40 / 15W-50
Engine oil capacity, liter 8.0
Amount of engine oil for replacement, liter ~6.5
Oil change interval, km 7000-10000
Normal engine operating temperature, °C ~90
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real


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