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2017 BMW 650 vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 650 and the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW 650, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). The BMW 650 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz SL-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 650 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.

Dimensions
The BMW 650 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class. If you go with the BMW 650, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 650 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.

Handling
The BMW 650 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 650 has a much more powerful engine than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW 650 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The BMW 650 has less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The BMW 650 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.

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Compare the 2017 BMW 650 and the 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.

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2017 BMW
650

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MSRP*: $96,500 - $99,500

2016 Mercedes-Benz
SL-Class

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MSRP*: $85,050 - $108,050
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City MPG: 15 - 17 16 - 20
Highway MPG: 24 24 - 27
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $90,245 - $93,035 $79,097 - $100,487

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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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.