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2014 Porsche Cayenne vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Porsche Cayenne will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Porsche Cayenne as you will with the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Porsche Cayenne will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class, 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 Porsche Cayenne will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

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

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Porsche Cayenne transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

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

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

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Porsche Cayenne and the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The Porsche Cayenne has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

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

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2014 Porsche
Cayenne

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MSRP*: $49,600 - $146,000

2015 Mercedes-Benz
M-Class

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MSRP*: $48,300 - $98,400
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 3.49%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.80% --
City MPG: 14 - 20 13 - 22
Highway MPG: 20 - 29 17 - 29
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 Inline-4, V-6, V-8
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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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: -- $44,919 - $91,512

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