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2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class vs. 2015 Porsche 911 Review

Comparison Review

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Porsche 911, 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). Based on MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is clearly a better financial choice over the Porsche 911. 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 SL-Class will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Porsche 911.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is a little wider than the Porsche 911, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, which is slightly longer than the Porsche 911.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Porsche 911.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has about the same turning radius as the Porsche 911, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is significantly less powerful than the Porsche 911. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has less seating than the Porsche 911, making the Porsche 911 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Porsche 911.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche 911.

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Compare the 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class and the 2015 Porsche 911.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz
SL-Class

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MSRP*: $85,050 - $108,050

2015 Porsche
911

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MSRP*: $96,200 - $194,600
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 2.49%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.80%
City MPG: 16 - 20 17 - 19
Highway MPG: 24 - 27 24 - 27
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $79,097 - $100,487 --

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.