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2020 BMW M4 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review

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2020 BMW

MSRP*: $77,650
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2020 Mercedes-Benz

MSRP*: $138,600
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Invoice* $72,715 $130,284
MPG - City 17 MPG 17 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 4 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space 13.1 ft3 12.4 ft3
Engine Inline-6 V-8
Transmission Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Rear-wheel Rear-wheel
Horsepower 444 hp 463 hp
Exterior Length 184.5 in 198.9 in
Exterior Width 73.6 in 74.8 in
Leg Room Front 42.2 in
Rear 33.1 in
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Head Room Front 40.4 in
Rear 37.1 in
Front 37.7 in
Rear 37.6 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

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 S-Class. The BMW M4 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

With the Mercedes-Benz S-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.

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 M4 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 M4 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class have similar Destination Charges.

The BMW M4 is a little narrower than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the BMW M4, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

The BMW M4 has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

The BMW M4 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M4 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The BMW M4 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

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