Compare 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class vs 2019 Porsche Panamera

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
2019 Porsche Panamera
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AMG CLS 53 S 4MATIC+ Coupe
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4 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Panamera 4 AWD 19 26 N/A $90,900
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid AWD N/A N/A N/A $102,900
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive AWD N/A N/A N/A $107,400
Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo AWD N/A N/A N/A $106,900
Panamera 4 Executive AWD 19 26 N/A $97,600
Panamera 4 Sport Turismo AWD 19 26 N/A $97,100
Panamera 4S AWD 18 26 N/A $104,000
Panamera 4S Executive AWD 18 26 N/A $115,300
Panamera 4S Sport Turismo AWD 18 24 N/A $110,200
Panamera GTS AWD 16 23 N/A $128,300
Panamera GTS Sport Turismo AWD 15 22 N/A $134,500
Panamera RWD 19 27 N/A $86,300
Panamera Turbo AWD 18 25 N/A $151,500
Panamera Turbo Executive AWD 18 25 N/A $161,900
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid AWD N/A N/A N/A $186,200
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Executive AWD N/A N/A N/A $196,600
Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo AWD N/A N/A N/A $190,200
Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo AWD 18 23 N/A $155,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$75,106
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$79,900
$90,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1332 / month
$1515 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Look beyond the evolutionary looks; the 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has one heck of a hybrid powertrain. The 2019 Porsche Panamera leaves nothing on the table, in terms of performance, flexibility, and panache.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 -
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.4 76.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64.8 65.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.7 NA
Length, Overall (in)
199.1 198.8
Height, Overall (in)
56 56
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.5 65
Wheelbase (in)
115.7 116.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 17.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 47.3
Brakes
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)
14.6 13.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 23.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.1 39
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P275/35ZR19 P295/40YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR19 P265/45YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4447 4079
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8 19 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 19 X 10.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
384 @ 1800 331 @ 1340
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
429 @ 6100 330 @ 5400
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.36
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.31 2.08
Trans Type
9 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.53
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.05
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.93 5.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA G1G
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.68
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.42
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.50 5.97
Summary
Body Style
4MATIC+ Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CLS Porsche Panamera
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 8.0

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