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2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 vs. 2019 BMW M240 Review

New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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New 2019 BMW M240

2019 BMW
M240

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MSRP*
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$73,700
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$45,800 to $47,800
Invoice* $69,278 $43,095 to $44,955
MPG - City 21 21
MPG - Hwy 28 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

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Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the BMW M240 than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, due to its greater head- and legroom. The BMW M240 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the BMW M240, 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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW M240, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 M240 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is much wider than the BMW M240, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW M240.

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 M240.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has a significantly larger turning radius than the BMW M240, making it much 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 M240.

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 M240. The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has significantly less cargo room than the BMW M240, 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 M240.