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2021 BMW 430 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review

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2021 BMW
430

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
S-Class

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MSRP*
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$53,100
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$138,600
Invoice* $49,885 $130,284
MPG - City 24 17
MPG - Hwy 33 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-8
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

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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 S-Class. The BMW 430 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

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 S-Class, 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 S-Class. 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 S-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 430 is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW 430, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Drivetrain
The BMW 430 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

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 S-Class.

Warranty
The BMW 430 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.