Compare 2015 Hyundai Genesis vs 2015 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2015 Hyundai Genesis
2015 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-Class 2-Door Convertible E 400 RWD 20 29 $57,056 $61,350
E-Class 2-Door Convertible E 550 RWD 17 26 $63,008 $67,750
E-Class 2-Door Coupe E 400 4MATIC 20 28 $51,941 $55,850
E-Class 2-Door Coupe E 400 RWD 20 29 $49,616 $53,350
E-Class 2-Door Coupe E 550 RWD 18 26 $55,242 $59,400
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Luxury 4MATIC 27 38 $50,499 $54,300
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Luxury RWD 28 42 $48,174 $51,800
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Sport 4MATIC 27 38 $50,499 $54,300
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 250 BlueTEC Sport RWD 28 42 $48,174 $51,800
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Luxury 4MATIC 20 28 $50,964 $54,800
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Luxury RWD 20 29 $48,639 $52,300
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Sport 4MATIC 20 28 $50,964 $54,800
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 350 Sport RWD 20 29 $48,639 $52,300
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 400 4MATIC 20 28 $60,311 $64,850
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 400 RWD 20 29 $57,986 $62,350
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 400 Sport Hybrid RWD 24 29 $53,103 $57,100
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 63 AMG 4MATIC 16 23 $87,048 $93,600
E-Class 4-Door Sedan E 63 AMG S-Model 4MATIC 15 22 $93,558 $100,600
E-Class 4-Door Wgn E 350 Luxury 4MATIC 20 27 $54,870 $59,000
E-Class 4-Door Wgn E 350 Sport 4MATIC 20 27 $54,870 $59,000
E-Class 4-Door Wgn E 63 AMG 4MATIC 15 21 $95,976 $103,200

Pricing

Invoice Price

$37,978
$57,056

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$40,500
$61,350

Monthly Payment Estimate

$675 / month
$1023 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

8.8
8.4

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis is no longer just a great luxury-car value; it's a legitimate alternative to the heavyweights. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz E-Class lineup is many vehicles in one, with comfort and luxury across the board and sporty manners for those who want them.

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Fuel Economy

City

16 mpg 20 mpg

Highway

25 mpg 29 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Large Cars Subcompact Cars

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

107.7 -

Front Hip Room (in)

55.7 -

Second Leg Room (in)

35 30.1

Front Head Room (in)

41.1 38.3

Passenger Capacity

5 4

Second Hip Room (in)

54.8 -

Front Shoulder Room (in)

58.3 54.1

Second Head Room (in)

38.2 36.2

Second Shoulder Room (in)

57.1 47.8

Front Leg Room (in)

45.7 42

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

65.3 60.6

Wheelbase (in)

118.5 108.7

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

74.4 70.3

Track Width, Front (in)

64.1 60.8

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.1 -

Length, Overall (in)

196.5 185

Height, Overall (in)

58.3 55

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

15.3 8.8

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

12.4 11.8

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13.6 12.7

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

20.3 17.4

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

36.2 35.3

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P245/45VR18 P255/35HR18

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P245/45VR18 P235/40HR18

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 18 X 8

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 8 18 X 8.5

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

150 150

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- 850

Engine

Engine Type

Regular Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

293 @ 5000 354 @ 3500

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

3.8 L/231 3.0 L/183

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

311 @ 6000 329 @ 6500

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

16 20

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

19 24

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

25 29

Transmission

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.40 2.86

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.19 1.37

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.83 0.82

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.67 4.38

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.56 -

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.91 2.82

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.61 1.92

Trans Type

8 7

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.00

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.64 0.73

Reverse Ratio (:1)

2.27 3.42

Summary

Vehicle Name

Hyundai Genesis Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Body Style

Sedan Cabriolet

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Multi-Link Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Multi-Link Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

9.3 7.5 (Est)

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

- 4068

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

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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

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