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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2020 Porsche 911 Review

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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2020 Porsche
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MSRP*
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$71,950 to $74,450
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$110,200 to $133,400
Invoice* $67,633 to $69,983 --
MPG - City 23 17 - 18
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 23 - 24
Engine(s) Inline-6 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 4 4
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

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Porsche 911, 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). Based on MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class 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 E-Class carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Porsche 911.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is about the same width as the Porsche 911. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Porsche 911.

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

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a larger turning radius than the Porsche 911, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has less horsepower than the Porsche 911, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Porsche 911.

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