You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class as you will with the Porsche Cayman, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Porsche Cayman. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Porsche Cayman have similar Destination Charges.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a little narrower than the Porsche Cayman, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which is slightly longer than the Porsche Cayman.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Porsche Cayman.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Porsche Cayman, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Porsche Cayman.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche Cayman, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has significantly less cargo room than the Porsche Cayman, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Cayman.
Compare the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the 2014 Porsche Cayman.
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MSRP*: $38,200 - $62,750
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MSRP*: $52,600 - $63,800
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $2,500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.99%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 2.52%|
|City MPG:||13 - 22||20|
|Highway MPG:||19 - 31||28 - 30|
|Engine(s):||Inline-4, V-6, V-8||Horizontal|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$35,526 - $58,358||--|
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