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

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
S-Class

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2020 Porsche
718 Cayman

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MSRP*
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$130,150
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$57,500 to $99,200
Invoice* $122,341 --
MPG - City 17 16 - 20
MPG - Hwy 26 23 - 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

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz S-Class you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Porsche 718 Cayman, 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 S-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Porsche 718 Cayman, 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 Cayman.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is much wider than the Porsche 718 Cayman, 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 Cayman.

Drivetrain
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 Cayman.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Porsche 718 Cayman.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche 718 Cayman, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has less cargo capacity than the Porsche 718 Cayman, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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