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2016 BMW 740 vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 740 than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. The BMW 740 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 740 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz CLS-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). The BMW 740 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-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 740 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Dimensions
The BMW 740 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. If you go with the BMW 740, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW 740 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Handling
The BMW 740 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the BMW 740 and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Utility
The BMW 740 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The BMW 740 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Warranty
The BMW 740 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

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Compare the 2016 BMW 740 and the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

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2016 BMW
740

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MSRP*: $81,300

2016 Mercedes-Benz
CLS-Class

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MSRP*: $66,900 - $76,600
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.24%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 2.16%
City MPG: 21 17 - 20
Highway MPG: 29 25 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-6 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $75,295 $62,217 - $71,238

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 do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.