2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 | NewCars.com

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2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

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2021 INFINITI
Q50

MSRP*: $36,700 to $57,850
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

MSRP*: $73,800
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Invoice* $34,682 to $54,668 $69,372
MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 13.2 - 13.5 ft3 13.1 ft3
Engine V-6 Inline-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel
Horsepower 300 - 400 hp 429 hp
Exterior Length 189.6 in 195.2 in
Exterior Width 71.8 in 73.2 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.1 in
Front 41.3 in
Rear 35.8 in
Head Room Front 39.5 - 40.2 in
Rear 36.8 - 37.5 in
Front 37.9 in
Rear 38.2 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 than the INFINITI Q50, due to its greater head- and legroom. The INFINITI Q50 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the INFINITI Q50 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 INFINITI Q50 is clearly a better financial choice over 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 INFINITI Q50 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The INFINITI Q50 is a little narrower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The INFINITI Q50 is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The INFINITI Q50 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the INFINITI Q50 is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
The INFINITI Q50 has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the INFINITI Q50 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the INFINITI Q50 as you will in the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Warranty
The basic warranty for the INFINITI Q50 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 in terms of months/miles.