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2020 BMW M4 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

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2020 BMW
M4

MSRP*: $77,650
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

MSRP*: $71,950 to $74,450
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Invoice* $72,715 $67,633 to $69,983
MPG - City 17 MPG 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 MPG 29 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space 13.1 ft3 13.6 ft3
Engine Inline-6 Inline-6
Transmission Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 444 hp 362 hp
Exterior Length 184.5 in 190.0 in
Exterior Width 73.6 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 42.2 in
Rear 33.1 in
Front 41.8 in
Rear info not available
Head Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 37.1 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 36.4 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 M4 than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW M4 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz E-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW M4, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 M4 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the BMW M4 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Dimensions
The BMW M4 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The BMW M4 is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The BMW M4 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M4 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW M4 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M4 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the BMW M4 as you will in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Warranty
The BMW M4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.