Compare 2019 BMW 5-Series vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2019 BMW 5-Series
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Plug-In Hybrid 530e iPerformance
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Plug-In Hybrid 530e iPerformance N/A N/A $50,160 $53,400
Sedan 530i 24 34 $50,160 $53,400
Plug-In Hybrid 530e xDrive iPerformance N/A N/A $52,300 $55,700
Sedan 530i xDrive 23 33 $52,300 $55,700
Sedan 540i 21 29 $55,325 $58,950
Sedan 540i xDrive 21 29 $57,465 $61,250
Sedan 540d xDrive 26 36 $58,860 $62,750
Sedan M550i xDrive 18 25 $69,740 $74,450
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RWD Sedan E 300
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD Sedan E 300 21 30 $50,290 $53,500
4MATIC Sedan E 300 21 29 $52,640 $56,000
RWD Coupe E 450 20 28 $56,212 $59,800
4MATIC Sedan E 450 20 28 $56,353 $59,950
4MATIC Coupe E 450 19 26 $58,562 $62,300
4MATIC Wagon E 450 19 26 $60,348 $64,200
RWD Cabriolet E 450 20 27 $63,262 $67,300
4MATIC Cabriolet E 450 19 26 $65,612 $69,800
4MATIC Sedan AMG E 53 21 28 $68,197 $72,550
4MATIC Coupe AMG E 53 21 28 $69,278 $73,700
4MATIC Cabriolet AMG E 53 20 26 $75,529 $80,350
4MATIC Sedan AMG E 63 S 15 23 $99,969 $106,350
4MATIC Wagon AMG E 63 S 16 23 $102,319 $108,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,160
$50,290
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,400
$53,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$890 / month
$892 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 BMW 5-Series is a luxury mid-size sedan with a historic name but a bright future ahead. With two new engine options, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reminds us that life is good at the top.
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Fuel Economy
City
- 21 mpg
Highway
- 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 37.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 57.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 35.8
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 115.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.5 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 63.6
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 193.8
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 63.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 13.1
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.7
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.1 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R66
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P245/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R66
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P245/45HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4266 3792
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 273 @ 1300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 4000 241 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
72 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 25
Battery Range (mi)
16 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 21
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.24
Trans Order Code
2TE 421
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 850
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.1
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2019 BMW 5-Series
  • 2019 5-Series is available
  • Rebates: $4,500 APR credit
  • Financing: 4.29% APR for 60 months
  • Leases: From $489 for 36 months
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2019 Mercedes-Benz E Class
  • 2019 E-Class is on sale
  • Lease: From $549 a month
  • Financing: 2.99% (sedan)
  • Unadvertised incentive boosted (sedan)
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