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2020 BMW 430 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 Review

New 2020 BMW 430

2020 BMW
430

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300

2020 Mercedes-Benz
SLC 300

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MSRP*
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$53,100 to $55,100
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$49,950
Invoice* $49,885 to $51,745 $46,953
MPG - City 22 - 23 23
MPG - Hwy 32 - 34 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 2
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

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Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW 430 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

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 SLC 300, 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). The BMW 430 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300. 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 SLC 300 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 430 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300. If you go with the BMW 430, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW 430 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Handling
The BMW 430 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the BMW 430 and the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Utility
The BMW 430 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW 430 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Warranty
The BMW 430 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.