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2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. 2013 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
The Porsche Cayenne Hybrid requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid. 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 M-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz M-Class is about the same width as the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz M-Class has the same turning radius as the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

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

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

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

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
M-Class

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MSRP*: $47,790 - $97,250

2013 Porsche
Cayenne Hybrid

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MSRP*: $69,850
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 13 - 20 20
Highway MPG: 17 - 28 --
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $44,445 - $90,443 --

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