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.
With the BMW 740 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
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 740 is clearly a better financial choice over 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 and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class have similar Destination Charges.
The BMW 740 is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-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 740, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.
The BMW 740 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
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.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 740 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
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.
The BMW 740 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.
Compare the 2014 BMW 740 and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.
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MSRP*: $74,000 - $81,000
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MSRP*: $72,100 - $106,500
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $2,000||Up to $3,500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 3.34%||As low as 2.49%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 3.12%||--|
|City MPG:||19||16 - 18|
|Highway MPG:||28 - 29||22 - 27|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$68,080 - $74,520||$67,053 - $99,045|
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