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2021 Ford Mustang vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

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2021 Ford
Mustang

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*
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$32,655 to $45,620
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$71,950 to $74,450
Invoice* $31,349 to $43,338 $67,633 to $69,983
MPG - City 15 - 20 23
MPG - Hwy 24 - 27 29 - 30
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-8 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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 Ford Mustang than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford Mustang 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 Ford Mustang, 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). Based on MSRP, the Ford Mustang is clearly a better financial choice over 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. The Destination Charge for the Ford Mustang is much higher than that for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Mustang is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Ford Mustang takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Ford Mustang doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Handling
The Ford Mustang has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Ford Mustang has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Mustang and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Ford Mustang has less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Mustang is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.