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2016 BMW 740 vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW 740 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 740 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class in the front seats.

Convenience
The BMW 740 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, making it more convenient to drive.

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 740 is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz S-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 S-Class.

Dimensions
The BMW 740 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. When looking at overall length, the BMW 740 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Drivetrain
The BMW 740 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 740 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz S-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 740 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

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

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2016 BMW
740

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MSRP*: $81,300

2017 Mercedes-Benz
S-Class

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MSRP*: $96,600 - $170,750
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City MPG: 21 13 - 18
Highway MPG: 29 22 - 26
Engine(s): Inline-6 V-12, V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $75,295 $89,838 - $158,798

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