Finding a luxury sedan in the Del Mar area is now more thrilling with more choices and a bigger competition between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and 2018 BMW 5 Series. Both were built with power under the hood and plenty of features to assist and pamper drivers. Compare the two and find out which would best serve you on your commute before heading to Mercedes-Benz of San Diego.
Starting with the E-Class, you’ll find a powerful engine combined with a 9-speed transmission, that exports 273 lb-ft of torque. There’s also an option to add an Interactive Adaptive Variable Suspension, whereas in the 5 Series, you don’t have that choice. The 5 Series also has a strong engine but only an 8-speed transmission, exporting only 258 lb-ft of torque.
When safety and convenience are top priorities, you can’t choose wrong. Between the E-Class and 5 Series, only the E-Class provides the following extra features to keep everyone that much safer and make your day to day actions more convenient:
For drivers looking to own the roads, the E-Class has all the strength you need with its AMG® performance model offering a 603 hp, 4.0L V8 engine with all-wheel drive and a 9-speed automatic transmission.
The 5 Series also has a performance option called the M550 xDrive that offers a 4.4L V6 delivering up to 456 hp, all-wheel drive, and an 8-speed automatic transmission.
For the ultimate in comfort and luxury, the E-Class is the sedan that pulls ahead of the rest with interior features, including:
The 5 Series also has dual-zone climate control and only offers ambient lighting in 11 colors. Heated and ventilated seating comes standard, however front massage seat features are extra.
In the end, both models are strong contenders, but the E-Class has a one-up on the 5 Series. Visit us at Mercedes-Benz of San Diego to check it out for yourself. Whether you’re looking for the base model or the performance model, we have a Mercedes-Benz for you. Delve into our new vehicle inventory and browse our new vehicle specials before stopping in. Contact us with any questions in the meantime!
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