2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2017 BMW 5 Series

Are you looking for a midsize luxury sedan that pulls out all the stops? Look no further than the revamped Mercedes-Benz E-Class. A sleek style pairs well with a smorgasbord of luxury amenities that competitors cannot match. When you pair those elements with performance-tuned engine options that will take you from zero to 60 mph in the blink of an eye, the famed Mercedes-Benz E-Class checks all the boxes. Learn more about the Mercedes-Benz flagship in this 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2017 BMW 5 Series debate.

Automotive connoisseurs have come to love the versatility of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Available in an incredible nine trim levels and models - the E 300 Sedan, E 300 4MATIC® Sedan, E 400 Wagon, E 400 4MATIC® Wagon, E 400 Coupe, E 400 4MATIC® Coupe, E 550 Coupe, E 400 Cabriolet, E 550 Cabriolet and the Mercedes AMG® E 43 - the Mercedes-Benz E-Class can be tailored to fit your needs. Highlights of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class standard spec sheet include LED headlights, a power sunroof, an adaptive suspension, premium synthetic leather interior and a 12.3-inch COMAND® infotainment system that adds access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class VS 2017 BMW 5 Series
$52,150 Base MSRP $51,200
241-Horsepower 2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Base Engine 248-Horsepower 2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
12.3-Inch COMAND® System Standard Infotainment System 10.3-Inch iDrive System

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Trim Levels, Engine Options and Performance Specs

When you delve deeper into the luxury world, you will find that automotive heavyweights go toe to toe in each segment, providing car shoppers with elite options. Armed with this 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2017 BMW 5 Series comparison, you can take a deeper look at the Mercedes-Benz brand. With a starting price of just $52,150, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class provides affordable luxury with an elite level of amenities that the BMW 5 Series cannot match.

An exciting 241-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine sets the bar high for the Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan, shelling out 273 pound-feet of torque that the BMW 530i cannot duplicate. Paired with a responsive nine-speed automatic transmission, the E 300 will achieve 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway and still reach 60 mph in a scant 6.2 seconds. With the addition of 4MATIC® all-wheel drive, the entry-level Mercedes-Benz E-Class delivers unrivaled handling, acceleration and traction.

Drivers who want an upgrade in power and performance will find plenty of that in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class model lineup. E 400 Wagon and E 400 Coupe editions feature a 3.0-liter biturbo V-6 power core that manufactures 329 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque - capable of a zero-to-60 mph sprint in just 6.1 seconds.

Still want more power? The E 550 Coupe and E 550 Cabriolet employ a 429-horsepower 4.7-liter biturbo V-8 engine that will race from zero to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. If that is still not fast enough, the track-ready Mercedes-AMG E43 features a performance-tuned 396-horsepower 3.0-liter biturbo V-6 that will make a 60 mph sprint in 4.5 seconds.

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Silver 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-CLass Side Exterior and Wheel
Black 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Rear Exterior
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Front Seat Interior and Dashboard
White 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Rear Interior

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