2015 BMW 428 vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

Comparison Review

Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 428 than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The BMW 428 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 428 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 428 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 428 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Since the BMW 428 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the BMW 428 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

The BMW 428 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

The BMW 428 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 428 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.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 428 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The BMW 428 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

The BMW 428 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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2015 BMW

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MSRP*: $48,750 - $50,750

2016 Mercedes-Benz

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MSRP*: $62,250 - $68,700
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $3,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.22% As low as 1.85%
City MPG: 21 - 23 17 - 20
Highway MPG: 33 - 34 26 - 29
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $45,350 - $47,190 $57,893 - $63,891

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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