2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 vs. 2020 Porsche 911 | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 vs. 2020 Porsche 911 Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

MSRP*: $81,650
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2020 Porsche
911

MSRP*: $110,200 to $133,400
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MPG - City 20 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space 9.5 ft3 Info not available
Engine Inline-6 Horizontal
Transmission Auto Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 429 hp 379 - 443 hp
Exterior Length 190.6 in 177.9 in
Exterior Width 73.2 in 72.9 in
Leg Room Info not available Info not available
Head Room Front 40.7 in
Rear 36.4 in
Info not available
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

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 as you will with the Porsche 911, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). Based on MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is clearly a better financial choice over the Porsche 911. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Porsche 911.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is about the same width as the Porsche 911. 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 Porsche 911.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has a larger turning radius than the Porsche 911, 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 Porsche 911.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Porsche 911.

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 Porsche 911.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche 911.