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

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2021 BMW
430

MSRP*: $45,600 to $47,600
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

MSRP*: $74,950
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Invoice* $42,910 to $44,770 $70,453
MPG - City 24 - 26 MPG 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 33 - 34 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 4 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space 12.0 ft3 10.0 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 255 hp 429 hp
Exterior Length 187.9 in 190.0 in
Exterior Width 72.9 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.8 in
Rear 34.5 in
Info not available
Head Room Front 38.0 in
Rear 35.2 in
Front 40.9 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 430 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, as they get the same number of miles per 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). 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.

Handling
The BMW 430 has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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. The BMW 430 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

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