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2015 Hyundai Equus vs. 2014 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 Hyundai Equus than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. The Hyundai Equus 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 Hyundai Equus 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). Based on MSRP, the Hyundai Equus 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 Hyundai Equus and the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Equus is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Hyundai Equus, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Equus 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.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Equus than that of the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

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2015 Hyundai
Equus

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MSRP*: $61,500 - $68,750

2014 Mercedes-Benz
CLS-Class

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MSRP*: $72,100 - $106,500
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.14% --
City MPG: 15 16 - 18
Highway MPG: 23 22 - 27
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $57,454 - $64,197 $67,053 - $99,045

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