The Benefactor Schafter is a Sedans Car featured in Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online.

This vehicle also appears in Grand Theft Auto IV.

How to get the Schafter in GTA 5 Story Mode:

In GTA V Story Mode, the Schafter can only be found and stolen (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below). It is not available for purchase.

How to get the Schafter in GTA Online:

The Schafter can be simply found and stolen on the street (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below), or it can be purchased for a price of $65,000.

The Schafter can be stored in any of your Properties/Garages as a Personal Vehicle. It can be customized at Los Santos Customs. You can also modify it in a Vehicle Workshop inside one of your owned properties.

Once acquired, you can request the delivery of the Schafter from the Mechanic.

Benefactor Schafter in Real Life:

The design of the Benefactor Schafter is based on a real life Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Benefactor Schafter Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Schafter in GTA V is 110.25 mph (177.43 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the Schafter in GTA Online?

Yes, it's possible to sell the Schafter. If you purchased the vehicle, you can sell it for a resale price of $39,000 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades. Otherwise, if you stole the Schafter from the street, you can sell it for $6,500.

Schafter: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Sedans
Manufacturer Manufacturer: Benefactor Benefactor
Vehicle Features Has Variants
Acquisition Can be stolen / foundSouthern S.A. Super Autos
GTA Online Price $65,000
Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)
Delivery Method Mechanic
Modifications Los Santos Customs
Variant / Conversion
Sell Can be sold if stolen or purchased
Sell Price (Resale) $39,000 ($155,208 when fully upgraded)
Sell Price (Stolen) $6,500
Race Availability Can be used in Races
Top Speed - Game Files 90.10 mph (145.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Seats 4
Mass / Weight 1,600 KG
Drive Train RWD
Gears 5

Schafter: GTA V Performance

Actual Top Speed (Tested by Broughy) 110.25 mph (177.43 km/h)
Lap Time (Broughy) 1:09.669
Bulletproof No
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Schafter, with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 1
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 1
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 2
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 1
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

Schafter: GTA V Statistics

Speed
77.80
Acceleration
50.00
Braking
30.00
Handling
77.27
Overall 58.77

Note: The above statistics are coming from the Rockstar official website.

Model ID schafter2
Default Radio Stations Non-Stop-Pop FM
Schafter: Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $232,415
ModificationStory PriceGTA Online Price
Armor
No Armor $325 $650
Armor Upgrade 20% $1,625 $6,375
Armor Upgrade 40% $4,062 $10,625
Armor Upgrade 60% $6,500 $17,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $11,375 $29,750
Armor Upgrade 100% $16,250 $42,500
Brakes
Stock Brakes $325 $650
Street Brakes $6,500 $13,000
Sport Brakes $8,775 $17,550
Race Brakes $11,375 $22,750
Bumpers
Stock Front Bumper $750 $1,500
Custom Front Splitter $1,250 $2,500
Carbon Front Splitter $1,650 $3,300
Stock Rear Bumper $750 $1,500
Custom Rear Bumper $1,250 $2,500
Engine
EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $2,925 $5,850
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $4,062 $8,125
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $5,850 $11,700
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $10,887 $21,775
Exhaust
Stock Exhaust $130 $260
Oval Exhaust $375 $750
Chrome Tip Exhaust $899 $1,800
Dual Exit Exhaust $1,499 $3,000
Titanium Exhaust $4,770 $9,550
Explosives
Ignition Bomb N/A $5,000
Remote Bomb N/A $7,500
Grilles
Stock Grille $100 $200
Chrome Grille $375 $750
Sports Grille $670 $1,340
Hood
Stock Hood $450 $900
Vented Hood $850 $1,700
Carbon Hood $1,200 $2,400
Carbon Vented Hood $1,450 $2,900
Horns
See the full list of the available Horns options »
Lights > Headlights
Stock Lights $200 $400
Xenon Lights $1,000 $5,000
Lights > Neon Kits
See the full list of the available Neon Kits options »
Plates
Blue on White 1 $50 $200
Blue on White 2 $50 $200
Blue on White 3 $50 $200
Yellow on Blue $75 $300
Yellow on Black $150 $600
Respray
See the full list of the available Respray options »
Roof
Stock Roof $100 $200
Carbon Roof $350 $700
Skirts
Stock Skirts $1,250 $2,500
Custom Skirts 1 $1,500 $3,000
Carbon Skirts $2,000 $4,000
Spoilers
None $500 $1,000
Lip Spoiler $750 $1,500
Carbon Wing $950 $1,900
High Level Spoiler $1,300 $2,600
Suspension
Stock Suspension $100 $200
Lowered Suspension $500 $1,000
Street Suspension $1,000 $2,000
Sport Suspension $1,700 $3,400
Competition Suspension $2,200 $4,400
Transmission
Stock Transmission $325 $650
Street Transmission $9,587 $19,175
Sports Transmission $10,562 $21,125
Race Transmission $13,000 $26,000
Turbo
None $1,625 $3,250
Turbo Tuning $8,125 $42,500
Wheels > Wheel Type
See the full list of the available Wheel Types options »
Wheels > Wheel Color
See the full list of the available Wheel Colors options »
Wheels > Tire Design
Stock Tires $100 $200
Custom Tires $2,500 $5,000
Wheels > Tire Enhancements
Standard Tires $350 $200
Bulletproof Tires $4,000 $25,000 (Rank 20)
Low Grip Tires N/A $500 (at LS Car Meet)
Wheels > Tire Smoke
See the full list of the available Tire Smoke options »
Windows
None $100 $500
Light Smoke $200 $1,500
Dark Smoke $450 $3,500
Limo $700 $5,000

Schafter Description:

Good-looking yet utilitarian, sexy yet asexual, slender yet terrifyingly powerful, the Schafter is German engineering at its very finest.

Schafter: GTA V Appearances

Release Date September 17, 2013
DLC / Title Update 1.01 Game Launch
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA Online GTA Online Game Edition: GTA V Story Mode GTA V Story Mode
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox OnePlayStation 3Xbox 360

Schafter Spawn Locations in Grand Theft Auto V Where to find the Schafter in GTA Online and GTA V Story Mode:
  • Rockford Hills
  • Vinewood Hills
  • Golf Course Parking lot
  • Random Event: Timm's Tinkle
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Schafter: GTA V Screenshots

Schafter: Custom Paint Jobs

Schafter: Appearances in Other Games

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