2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class | NewCars.com

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2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

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2021 INFINITI
Q50

MSRP*: $36,700 to $57,850
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

MSRP*: $54,250 to $62,000
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Invoice* $34,682 to $54,668 $50,995 to $58,280
MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG 22 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 MPG 30 - 31 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 13.2 - 13.5 ft3 13.1 ft3
Engine V-6 Inline-4, Inline-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 300 - 400 hp 255 - 362 hp
Exterior Length 189.6 in 194.3 in
Exterior Width 71.8 in 72.9 - 73.7 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 E-Class 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 E-Class.

Convenience
The INFINITI Q50 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the INFINITI Q50 will have less of an impact on your bank account than 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 INFINITI Q50 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the INFINITI Q50 is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The INFINITI Q50 is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The INFINITI Q50 has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the INFINITI Q50 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the INFINITI Q50 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 INFINITI Q50 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the INFINITI Q50 as you will in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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