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2014 Mercedes-Benz G-Class vs. 2014 Porsche Cayenne Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Porsche Cayenne will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

Convenience
With the Porsche Cayenne, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 G-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Porsche Cayenne, 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 G-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Porsche Cayenne.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is much slimmer than the Porsche Cayenne, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is slightly shorter than the Porsche Cayenne, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the Porsche Cayenne are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a significantly larger turning radius than the Porsche Cayenne, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Porsche Cayenne, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a little less horsepower than the Porsche Cayenne.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz G-Class and the Porsche Cayenne. With the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche Cayenne.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Cayenne.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
G-Class

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MSRP*: $114,200 - $135,700

2014 Porsche
Cayenne

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MSRP*: $49,600 - $146,000
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.49%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 12 14 - 20
Highway MPG: 14 - 15 20 - 29
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $106,206 - $126,201 --

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