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2019 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

New 2019 Chevrolet Corvette

2019 Chevrolet
Corvette

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New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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MSRP*
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$60,400 to $125,400
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$80,350
Invoice* $56,414 to $117,124 $75,529
MPG - City 13 - 16 20
MPG - Hwy 19 - 25 N/A
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 2 4
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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

Comfort
The Chevrolet Corvette will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Chevrolet Corvette, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Chevrolet Corvette is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Corvette will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Corvette is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Corvette, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Corvette does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Corvette has a much more powerful engine than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Chevrolet Corvette has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, making the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Chevrolet Corvette has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Corvette is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.