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2016 BMW 528 vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW 528 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 528 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in the front seats.

Cost
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 528 is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz C-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 528 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Dimensions
The BMW 528 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the BMW 528, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Drivetrain
The BMW 528 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW 528 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 528 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 528 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The BMW 528 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Warranty
The BMW 528 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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Compare the 2016 BMW 528 and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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2016 BMW
528

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MSRP*: $50,200 - $52,500

2017 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*: $65,200 - $72,800
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City MPG: 22 - 23 --
Highway MPG: 34 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $46,685 - $48,800 $60,636 - $67,704

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.