2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class vs. 2015 Infiniti Q70 Review

Comparison Review

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Infiniti Q70 than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Infiniti Q70 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

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 Q70, 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 CLS-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Infiniti Q70, 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 Q70 have similar Destination Charges.

Since the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is much wider than the Infiniti Q70, 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 Q70.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Infiniti Q70.

The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has about the same turning radius as the Infiniti Q70, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Infiniti Q70.

The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has less seating than the Infiniti Q70, making the Infiniti Q70 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 Q70.

The Infiniti Q70 offers a little more coverage in its basic warranty than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz

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MSRP*: $72,100 - $106,500

2015 Infiniti

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MSRP*: $49,850 - $65,350
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.74% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.12%
City MPG: 16 - 18 16 - 18
Highway MPG: 22 - 27 23 - 26
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/60,000 miles
Invoice*: $67,053 - $99,045 $46,361 - $60,776

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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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