Vehicle profile: Setra ComfortClass S 515 HD

Sep 18, 2022
  • Comfortable all-rounder for tourist travel
  • Striking appearance with new family face and character element
  • Attractive cockpit, exemplary safety, superior drive

When you say touring coach, you mean Setra. The next generation of ComfortClass S 515 HD is the versatile, economical, safe and comfortable all-rounder: the ideal backbone of well maintained fleets. The premiere model at the IAA Transportation 2022 press days presents itself as a comfortable touring coach for all occasions.

Striking appearance with new family face and character element

The new family face is the outstanding distinguishing feature of the next generation Setra ComfortClass, supported by the new character element on the flanks. The combination of a black front panel and silver elements underlines the high quality of the next generation of ComfortClass. Together with the fresh blue paintwork in metallic denim for the body and detachable parts, this results in the modern appearance of the HD model.

Tasteful and cozy comfort equipment for travel

When boarding, passengers look at a back-lit step strip with brand lettering. Inside, they are welcomed by a tasteful interior with a wood-look floor covering, partition walls with glass insert, the high-quality Setra Voyage travel seating with a multi-part composition fabric combination for the seat surface and backrest as well as headboard and piping in cognac and curtains alternating in copper and beige. Drivers can select the ambient lighting highlights installed under the window sills. A real feel-good passenger compartment, supplemented by refrigerator, kitchenette and a washroom plus toilet at door two.

Entertainment electronics are also class. Coach MediaRouter ensures Internet access, while the new Coach Infotainment Series multimedia system together with large, foldable 21.5-inch screens ensure entertainment. If you would like to use your enjoy your own entertainment, plug any devices you bring with you into the USB ports between the double seats.

Attractive cockpit, exemplary safety, superior drive

The cockpit of the next generation of ComfortClass wins the contest with elements including Keyless Start and the new electronic parking brake, supported in these vehicles by the practical hold function as well as the Coach Infotainment Series multimedia system. A whole bundle of safety and assistance systems supports the driver. There are the new, even brighter LED headlights or the peripheral lighting for reversing and the 360° camera system for a perfect overview all around. Further equipment list reads like a Who’s Who of the assistance systems: Active Drive Assist 2 including Active Steering Assist, adaptive cruise control, Active Brake Assist 5, the latest generation of Predictive Powertrain Control, Sideguard Assist, tire pressure monitoring system (TPM).

In combination with the fully automated GO 250–8 PowerShift transmission and the RO 440 rear axle, the compact in-line six-cylinder OM 470 ensures an equally superior, economical and low-emission drive. In this context, drivers are also provided with valuable support from the Driver Score.

Setra ComfortClass S 515 HD technical data


12,295/2,550/3,770 mm


6,090 mm

Front/rear overhang

2,890/3,315 mm

Turning circle

approx. 21,616 mm

Standing height, center aisle

approx. 2,100 mm

Floor height of driver’s workplace above the road

920 mm

Height of center aisle above the road

1,170 mm

Luggage compartment volume (standard)

approx. 9.9 m³

Fuel tank volume

approx. 400 l

AdBlue volume

approx. 35 l

Tire size

295/80 R 22.5

Permissible gross weight

19,500 kg

Permissible axle load, front/rear

7,500 kg/12,600 kg

Engine type/emission standard

OM 470/Euro VI e


R6/10,677 cm³


335 kW (456 hp) at 2.200 rpm

Max. torque

2,200 Nm at 1,100 rpm


Fully automated manual transmission
GO 250-8 PowerShift

Front axle

ZF RL 82 EC, independent wheel suspension

Rear axle

RO 440, ratio 3.583:1