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

2019 BMW 5-Series
2019 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5 Series 530e iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $50,160 $53,400
5 Series 530e xDrive iPerformance Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $52,300 $55,700
5 Series 530i Sedan 24 34 $50,160 $53,400
5 Series 530i xDrive Sedan 23 33 $52,300 $55,700
5 Series 540d xDrive Sedan 26 36 $58,860 $62,750
5 Series 540i Sedan 21 29 $55,325 $58,950
5 Series 540i xDrive Sedan 21 29 $57,465 $61,250
5 Series M550i xDrive Sedan 18 25 $69,740 $74,450
M5 Competition Sedan 15 21 $102,800 $110,000
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AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Convertible 20 26 $75,529 $80,350
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Coupe 21 28 $69,278 $73,700
E-Class AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Sedan 21 28 $68,197 $72,550
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Sedan 15 23 $99,969 $106,350
E-Class AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Wagon 16 23 $102,319 $108,850
E-Class E 300 4MATIC Sedan 21 29 $52,640 $56,000
E-Class E 300 RWD Sedan 21 30 $50,290 $53,500
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Convertible 19 26 $65,612 $69,800
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Coupe 19 26 $58,562 $62,300
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Sedan 20 28 $56,353 $59,950
E-Class E 450 4MATIC Wagon 19 26 $60,348 $64,200
E-Class E 450 RWD Convertible 20 27 $63,262 $67,300
E-Class E 450 RWD Coupe 20 28 $56,212 $59,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$50,160
$75,529
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,400
$80,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$890 / month
$1339 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 BMW M5 sedan is a high-performance luxury car without compromise and few rivals. 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
0 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 48.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 56.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
98.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 -
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 36.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- 51.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 58.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 64.1
Length, Overall (in)
194.6 190.6
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
117.1 113.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.5 73.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.5 9.5
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 14.6
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 14.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.1 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.5 39.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P245/40ZR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45HR18 P275/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4266 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 19 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 384 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
248 @ 4000 429 @ 6100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
72 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 23
Battery Range (mi)
16 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.07
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 All Wheel Drive
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
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC+ Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
BMW 5 Series Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 850
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.7
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2019 BMW 5-Series
  • 2019 5-Series available; 2020s arriving
  • Rebates: $4,500 APR credit on 2019s
  • Financing: 3.35% APR for 60 months
  • Leases: From $469 for 36 months on 2019s
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2019 Mercedes-Benz E Class
  • 2020 E-Class is available
  • Lease: From $519/mo. (2019)
  • Financing: 2.99% APR (2019)
  • Up to $3,000 off (2019)

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