The Porsche Cayman requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, making it more convenient to drive.
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 Cayman, 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 Cayman.
Since the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is much wider than the Porsche Cayman, 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 Porsche Cayman.
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 Cayman.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has a larger turning radius than the Porsche Cayman, 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 Porsche Cayman. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-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 CL-Class has less cargo capacity than the Porsche Cayman, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Cayman.
Compare the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the 2014 Porsche Cayman.
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MSRP*: $115,300 - $213,200
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MSRP*: $52,600 - $63,800
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 2.49%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 4.80%|
|City MPG:||12 - 15||20|
|Highway MPG:||18 - 24||28 - 30|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$107,229 - $198,276||--|
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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.