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2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 Review

New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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New 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450

2019 Mercedes-Benz
CLS 450

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MSRP*
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$72,550
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$69,200 to $71,700
Invoice* $68,197 $65,048 to $67,398
MPG - City 21 23 - 24
MPG - Hwy 28 30 - 31
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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 than the Mercedes-Benz CLS 450. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 and the Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 in the front seats.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450. 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 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is a little narrower than the Mercedes-Benz CLS 450, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz CLS 450.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz CLS 450.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz CLS 450, 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 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450.

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 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450. The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz CLS 450.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz CLS 450.