2016 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2015 Porsche Boxster Review

Comparison Review

Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, drivers may find the Porsche Boxster a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class as you will with the Porsche Boxster, 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). Whether you pick the Mercedes-Benz E-Class or the Porsche Boxster, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 E-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Porsche Boxster.

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is about the same width as the Porsche Boxster. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Porsche Boxster.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Porsche Boxster.

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Porsche Boxster, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Porsche Boxster.

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche Boxster, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Porsche Boxster.

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Boxster.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz

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MSRP*: $62,250 - $68,700

2015 Porsche

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MSRP*: $51,400 - $73,500
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City MPG: 17 - 20 19 - 20
Highway MPG: 26 - 29 26 - 30
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $57,893 - $63,891 --

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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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