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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class vs. 2016 BMW 535 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 535 than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW 535 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class as you will with the BMW 535, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
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 CLS-Class is somewhat more expensive than the BMW 535. 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 CLS-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the BMW 535.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is a little wider than the BMW 535, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW 535.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the BMW 535.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has a smaller turning radius than the BMW 535, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is somewhat more powerful than the BMW 535.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has less seating than the BMW 535, making the BMW 535 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the BMW 535.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 535.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz
CLS-Class

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MSRP*: $66,900 - $76,600

2016 BMW
535

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MSRP*: $55,850 - $58,150
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 3.24% As low as 2.99%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.16% As low as 3.31%
City MPG: 17 - 20 20
Highway MPG: 25 - 30 29 - 31
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $62,217 - $71,238 $51,880 - $54,000

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.