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2013 BMW M3 vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-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 M3 than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW M3 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz E-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW M3, 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 M3 is somewhat more expensive 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 M3 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW M3 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. When looking at overall length, the BMW M3 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW M3 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Handling
The BMW M3 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 M3 has a much more powerful engine than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M3 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The BMW M3 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Warranty
The BMW M3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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2013 BMW
M3

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MSRP*: $69,050

2014 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*: $60,200 - $67,300
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City MPG: 13 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 20 26 - 28
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $63,525 $55,986 - $62,589

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