Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Porsche Panamera than the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class, drivers may find the Porsche Panamera a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
With the Porsche Panamera 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 Porsche Panamera, 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 Panamera.
Since the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is much slimmer than the Porsche Panamera, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Porsche Panamera.
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 Panamera.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Porsche Panamera, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Porsche Panamera.
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 Panamera. The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class has significantly less cargo room than the Porsche Panamera, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Panamera.
Compare the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the 2014 Porsche Panamera.
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MSRP*: $115,300 - $213,200
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MSRP*: $78,100 - $200,500
|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||15 - 18|
|Highway MPG:||18 - 24||24 - 28|
|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||--|
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