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2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 vs. 2019 BMW 540 Review

New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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New 2019 BMW 540

2019 BMW
540

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MSRP*
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$72,550
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$58,950 to $61,250
Invoice* $68,197 $55,325 to $57,465
MPG - City 21 21
MPG - Hwy 28 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the BMW 540 with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, drivers may find the BMW 540 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the BMW 540, 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is somewhat more expensive than the BMW 540. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 and the BMW 540 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is about the same width as the BMW 540. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the BMW 540.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the BMW 540.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has a larger turning radius than the BMW 540, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is somewhat more powerful than the BMW 540.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 and the BMW 540. The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has significantly less cargo room than the BMW 540, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 540.