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2014 Mazda Mazda5 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 Mazda Mazda5 than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Mazda Mazda5 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz E-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mazda Mazda5, 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). Based on MSRP, the Mazda Mazda5 is clearly a better financial choice over 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 Mazda Mazda5 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda Mazda5 is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mazda Mazda5, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Drivetrain
The Mazda Mazda5 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Mazda Mazda5 has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda Mazda5 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Mazda Mazda5 has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making the Mercedes-Benz E-Class the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Mazda Mazda5 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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2014 Mazda
Mazda5

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MSRP*: $20,140 - $24,670

2014 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*: $58,600 - $102,370
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City MPG: 21 - 22 15 - 19
Highway MPG: 28 21 - 26
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 6 - 6 5 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $19,263 - $23,593 $54,498 - $95,204

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