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2019 smart EQ fortwo vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

New 2019 smart EQ fortwo

2019 smart
EQ fortwo

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*
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$28,100 to $29,100
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$71,400 to $73,900
Invoice* $26,274 to $27,209 $67,116 to $69,466
MPG - City 112 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 91 26 - 27
Engine(s) 80-hp, (electric) V-6
Seating Capacity 2 4
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
With the Mercedes-Benz E-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the smart EQ fortwo, due to its tank size and 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). Based on MSRP, the smart EQ fortwo is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The smart EQ fortwo carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Dimensions
The smart EQ fortwo is a little wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the smart EQ fortwo, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Drivetrain
The smart EQ fortwo has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The smart EQ fortwo has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the smart EQ fortwo is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The smart EQ fortwo has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making the Mercedes-Benz E-Class the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
The smart EQ fortwo comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.