The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class in the front seats.
With the Mercedes-Benz E-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
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 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 CL-Class and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class 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.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class as you will in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Compare the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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MSRP*: $115,300 - $213,200
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MSRP*: $52,200 - $59,000
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $4,500||Visit Rebate Center|
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|City MPG:||12 - 15||18 - 21|
|Highway MPG:||18 - 24||26 - 30|
|Engine(s):||V-12, V-8||V-6, V-8|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$107,229 - $198,276||$48,546 - $54,870|
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