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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. 2021 RAM ProMaster City Review

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

MSRP*: $67,600
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2021 RAM
ProMaster City

MSRP*: $26,130 to $27,730
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Invoice* $63,544 $25,212 to $26,716
MPG - City 22 MPG 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 64.0 ft3 101.7 ft3
Engine Inline-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel Front-wheel
Horsepower 362 hp 178 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,914 lbs
Exterior Length 194.8 in 187.5 in
Exterior Width 73.7 in 72.1 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 36.1 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 38.1 in
Head Room Front 37.5 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 46.0 in
Rear 44.0 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the RAM ProMaster City than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. The RAM ProMaster City will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz E-Class you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the RAM ProMaster City, 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 E-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the RAM ProMaster City, 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 E-Class carries a much lower Destination Charge than the RAM ProMaster City.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz E-Class is much wider than the RAM ProMaster City, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which is slightly longer than the RAM ProMaster City.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a smaller turning radius than the RAM ProMaster City, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a much more powerful engine than the RAM ProMaster City. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the RAM ProMaster City.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers greater seating capacity than the RAM ProMaster City, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has significantly less cargo room than the RAM ProMaster City, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class than that of the RAM ProMaster City.