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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 vs. 2020 BMW M340 Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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New 2020 BMW M340

2020 BMW
M340

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MSRP*
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$73,800
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$54,000 to $56,000
Invoice* $69,372 $50,720 to $52,580
MPG - City 21 22
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
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the BMW M340. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, drivers may find the BMW M340 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW M340, due to its larger tank size and better 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). The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW M340, 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 M340 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is a little wider than the BMW M340, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, which is slightly longer than the BMW M340.

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 M340.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has a larger turning radius than the BMW M340, 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 M340.

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 M340. The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has significantly less cargo room than the BMW M340, 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 M340.