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2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz

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2020 Porsche
718 Boxster

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$59,600 to $72,000
Invoice* $130,284 --
MPG - City 17 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 26 24 - 26
Engine(s) V-8 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 4 2
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

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Comparison Review

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Porsche 718 Boxster, making it more convenient to drive.

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 S-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Porsche 718 Boxster, 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 S-Class carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Since the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is much wider than the Porsche 718 Boxster, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class has a much more powerful engine than the Porsche 718 Boxster. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche 718 Boxster, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche 718 Boxster.