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

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2021 Ford
Mustang

MSRP*: $27,205 to $52,400
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

MSRP*: $64,950 to $67,450
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Invoice* $26,117 to $49,780 $61,053 to $63,403
MPG - City 14 - 21 MPG 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 22 - 29 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space 13.5 ft3 10.0 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-8 Inline-6
Transmission Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 330 - 480 hp 362 hp
Exterior Length 188.3 in 190.0 in
Exterior Width 75.4 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 30.6 in
Front 41.8 in
Rear info not available
Head Room Front 37.6 in
Rear 34.8 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 36.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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.

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
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Mustang is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Mustang 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 Ford Mustang and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Ford Mustang will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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