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2020 BMW M4 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 Review

New 2020 BMW M4

2020 BMW
M4

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300

2020 Mercedes-Benz
SLC 300

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MSRP*
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$77,650
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$49,950
Invoice* $72,715 $46,953
MPG - City 17 23
MPG - Hwy 25 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 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 M4 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 SLC 300 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW M4 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the BMW M4, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW M4 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Handling
The BMW M4 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
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M4 has a much more powerful engine than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The BMW M4 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 M4 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Warranty
The BMW M4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.