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2021 BMW 430 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

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2021 BMW
430

MSRP*: $53,100
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

MSRP*: $81,650
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Invoice* $49,885 $76,751
MPG - City 24 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 33 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 4 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 9.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 255 hp 429 hp
Exterior Length 187.9 in 190.6 in
Exterior Width 72.9 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.8 in
Rear 32.5 in
Info not available
Head Room Front 40.6 in
Rear 36.1 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 36.4 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW 430 than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The BMW 430 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Convenience
The BMW 430 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 BMW 430 is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 430 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 430 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. When looking at overall length, the BMW 430 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 430 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
The BMW 430 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 430 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Warranty
The BMW 430 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.