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HDH models


The TopClass 500 features the largest luggage compartment in the premium coach segment. Since it can be perfectly tailored to meet your specific applications, it is especially cost-efficient for you on the road. No matter which version you choose, they all deliver an impressive price-performance, fair investment costs per seat, unprecedented availability and, above all, high future security.

Thanks to its high carrying capacity, the S 515 HDH offers plenty of room for equipment. In addition, its small turning circle makes it highly manoeuvrable.

The S 516 HDH, as a "golden mean", ranks among the most popular Setra models - with four to five more seats than the S 515 HDH. Its high luggage compartment volume, with lots of room for large luggage, also contributes to this.

The S 517 HDH, thanks to its length, features the largest luggage compartment in its class. With up to 59 seats, it is a true specialist for long-distance travel. With a turning circle of just over 23 meters, it is actually more agile than many of its shorter competitors.

Total length [mm] 12.495 13.325
Width [mm] 2.550 2.550
Total height [mm] 3.880 3.880
Interior standing height [mm] 2.100 2.100
Low-floor area [mm] 53 53
Wheelbase [mm] 5.470 6.300
Distance between rear axles [mm] 1.350 1.350
Turning circle [mm] 19.574 21.512
High driver's position [mm] 1.070 1.070
Engine OM 471 Euro VI OM 471 Euro VI
Nominal capacity [kW] 350 / 375 350 / 375
Max. torque [Nm] 2.300 / 2.500 2.300 / 2.500
at speed [1/min] 1.100 1.100
Displacement [l - Litre] 12,8 12,8
Type 6-cylinder in-line engine 6-cylinder in-line engine
EU emission standard VI VI
Injection Common-rail-technology with X-pulse pressure booster Common-rail-technology with X-pulse pressure booster
Transmission Mercedes-Benz GO 250-8 MPS (PowerShift), 8-gear Mercedes-Benz GO 250-8 MPS (PowerShift), 8-gear
Front axle: independent suspension, anti-roll bar
Drive axle: with anti-roll bar
Trailing axle: active steering, independent suspension
Raising/Lowering system
Engine/Drive/Brake management with retarder integration
Pneumatic disc brakes on all axles
Electronic Stability Programme (ESP)
Electronically controlled braking system (EBS)
Anti-blocking system (ABS)
Traction control system (TCS)
Brake Assist (BAS)
Retarder limiter (RL)
Front Collision Guard (FCG)
Adaptive Cruise Control (ART)
Lane Assist (SPA)
Attention Assist (AtAs) ✔* ✔*
Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) ✔* ✔*
Active Brake Assist 4 (ABA 4)
Predictive Powertrain Control (PPC) ✔* ✔*
Eco Driver Feedback (EDF) ✔* ✔*
Seats/Luggage compartment
Number of seats – Standard seating 51 55
Number of seats – With 4* equipment 46 50
Number of seats – With 5* equipment 42 46
Storage volume – Luggage compartment volume [m³] 8,9 8,9
Storage volume – Additional storage volume [m³] 2,2 2,2
Seating versions 1 S 515 HDH - 3 stars - 51 seats + WC S 516 HDH - 3 stars - 57 seats + WC
Seating versions 2 S 515 HDH - 4 stars - 46 seats + WC + on-board kitchen S 516 HDH - 4 stars - 50 seats (staggered) + WC + on-board kitchen
Fuel tanks
Diesel fuel tank volume [l - Litre] 520 520
AdBlue tank volume [l - Litre] 53 53
Can be filled from both sides
Number of doors 2 2
Door 1 – Number of door panels 1 1
Door 1 – Width per panel [mm] 900 900
Door 1 – Entrance, above the roadway – Without kneeling [mm] 370 370
Door 1 – Entrance, above the roadway – Kneeling step 1 [mm] 330 330
Door 2 – Number of door panels 1 1
Door 2 – Width per panel [mm] 900 900
Door 2 – Entrance, above the roadway – Without kneeling [mm] 340 340
Door 2 – Entrance, above the roadway – Kneeling step 1 [mm] 300 300
Heating/Air conditioning/Ventilation
Convector heating at side walls
Under-seat fan heater ✔* ✔*
Temperature control at window-sill level ✔* ✔*
Integrated air conditioning system
Driver's area air conditioning
EvoCool TopAir

* Special feature

The specifications correspond to standard vehicle configurations. Technical modifications may have occurred after the copy deadline. Therefore, please contact your Setra representative for the latest binding version.

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