Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class than the BMW 328d, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the BMW 328d may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.
The BMW 328d will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it more convenient to drive.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the BMW 328d is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 328d and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.
Since the BMW 328d is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW 328d, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
With similar torque, the BMW 328d and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.
The BMW 328d has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 328d is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
The BMW 328d has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making the Mercedes-Benz E-Class the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The BMW 328d has less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The BMW 328d comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Compare the 2014 BMW 328d and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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MSRP*: $58,600 - $102,370
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $750||Up to $4,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.99%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.00%||--|
|City MPG:||31||15 - 19|
|Highway MPG:||43||21 - 26|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 7|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$39,515||$54,498 - $95,204|
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