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2014 BMW 535 vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW 535 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The BMW 535 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 535 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the BMW 535 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 535 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 535 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. When looking at overall length, the BMW 535 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Drivetrain
The BMW 535 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The BMW 535 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 535 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.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 535 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The BMW 535 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.

Warranty
The BMW 535 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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2014 BMW
535

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MSRP*: $55,100 - $57,400

2014 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*: $51,400 - $99,770
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City MPG: 20 16 - 28
Highway MPG: 29 - 30 23 - 45
Engine(s): Inline-6 Inline-4, V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $50,690 - $52,810 $47,802 - $92,786

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