Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Compare: 2011 Mercedes-Benz E Class vs 2011 BMW 5-Series

Add a Car
 

2011 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2011 BMW 5-Series

  2011 Mercedes-Benz E Class 4-door Wagon Sport 3.5L 4MATIC Angular Front Exterior View 2011 BMW 5-Series 4-door Sedan 535i RWD Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$48,850
$45,050
Invoice $45,430 $41,445
MPG
City/Highway
13/33 15/32
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan swings to the masculine side of the pendulum and sharpens its driving appeal in the process. Read Full Review The new 2011 BMW 5-Series might be a conservative evolution in terms of styling and design, but it’s a quite radical one with regard to how BMW’s most important model drives. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Four body styles, three engines--your choice
  • Plenty of interior room
  • Much richer interior treatment
  • All-wheel-drive option

Dislikes:

  • Busy styling cues
  • Techno features' steep learning curve
  • Vinyl seats standard?

Likes:

  • De-Bangled lines
  • Simpler, more appealing dash
  • Revamped iDrive
  • More direct driving experience
  • Flexible backseat and innovative cargo area (Gran Turismo)

Dislikes:

  • Grabby brakes at low speed
  • Tech goodies have a learning curve
  • Gran Turismo's handling
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating:
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating:
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver:
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger:
Overall Side Crash Rating:
Side Barrier Rating:
Side Barrier Rating Driver:
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat:
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat:
Combined Side Rating Front Seat:
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat:
Rollover Rating:
  Read the full review Read the full review
 

Add a Vehicle to Compare




Change a Vehicle to Compare




 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.