You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class as you will with the Porsche 911, 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). The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Porsche 911, 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. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Porsche 911.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is a little wider than the Porsche 911, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. 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 Porsche 911.
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 Porsche 911.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has a larger turning radius than the Porsche 911, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Porsche 911.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the Porsche 911. The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Porsche 911.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche 911.
Compare the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the 2014 Porsche 911.
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MSRP*: $115,300 - $213,200
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MSRP*: $84,300 - $181,100
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.49%||--|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 3.10%|
|City MPG:||12 - 15||15 - 19|
|Highway MPG:||18 - 24||20 - 27|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$107,229 - $198,276||--|
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