2015 BMW 435 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 435 than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The BMW 435 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 435 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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW 435 will have less of an impact on your bank account than 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 435 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Since the BMW 435 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 435 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

With its lower torque, the BMW 435 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

The BMW 435 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The BMW 435 has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 435 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The BMW 435 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

The BMW 435 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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2015 BMW

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MSRP*: $54,900 - $56,900

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: 20 17 - 20
Highway MPG: 29 - 31 26 - 29
Engine(s): Inline-6 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $50,510 - $52,850 $57,893 - $63,891

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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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