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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class vs. 2013 Infiniti M56 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Infiniti M56 than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Infiniti M56 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 Infiniti M56, 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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Infiniti M56, 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 CLS-Class and the Infiniti M56 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is much wider than the Infiniti M56, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Infiniti M56.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Infiniti M56.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has about the same turning radius as the Infiniti M56, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Infiniti M56.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has less seating than the Infiniti M56, making the Infiniti M56 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class as you will in the Infiniti M56.

Warranty
The Infiniti M56 offers a little more coverage in its basic warranty than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
CLS-Class

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MSRP*: $72,100 - $106,500
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2013 Infiniti
M56

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MSRP*: $61,200
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 18 16
Highway MPG: 22 - 27 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Invoice*: $67,053 - $99,045 $56,916

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