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

Successful midsize luxury sedans provide drivers the comfort and space needed for daily driving without sacrificing on state-of-the-art technology and a sporty feel that makes driving a car fun. In this 2017 BMW 5 Series vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class comparison we will be looking at these closely-related competitors to see if one of them is more successful than the other. For the purpose of this comparison we will be looking at the 2017 BMW 530i Sedan and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan.

Both models have been recently re-designed and should appeal to drivers looking for a stylish ride that provides smooth handling on the road. Shoppers will get more bang for their buck with the 2017 BMW 530i however, as it has a lower starting MSRP and excellent performance. The 2017 BMW also inches out the competition with better fuel efficiency, higher horsepower and an impressively large amount of cargo space. The 2017 BWM 5 Series provides in sedan models the performance and space that can only be reached in more expensive wagon, coupe, and convertible models in the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vehicles.

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2017 BMW 5 Series Vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
$51,000 Starting MSRP $52,150
(24/34) Fuel Efficiency (city/highway) (22/30)
18.7 cubic feet Cargo Space 13.1 cubic feet
248 Horsepower 241

Interior Space on the 2017 BWM 5 Series

Craftsmanship and attention to detail are evident on the updated interior of both vehicles. Coming standard on the 2017 BWM 530i Sedan is an iDrive interface with a 10.3 inch display, and on the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan a 12.3 inch COMAND infotainment system with touchpad controller. Both display systems feature up-to-date technology drivers are expecting in luxury sedans including voice controls, navigation, and Apple CarPlay. The 2017 BMW also features a unique Intelligent Voice Control system that will continuously analyze your voice patterns to become more accurate and reliable at understanding your commands over time. While seat comfort for the driver and front passenger is great on the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class the rear passenger space can sometimes feel crowded. The 2017 BMW 530i in comparison provides an outstanding level of comfort for drivers and passengers alike, no matter where in the car they are seated. The previously roomy back seats have been expanded even further providing more than an inch of additional legroom. Cargo space in the 2017 Mercedes-Benz tops out at 13.1 cubic feet while the 2017 BMW boasts a whopping 18.7 cubic feet of space that can rival most all midsize sedans currently available on the market.

To learn more about the 2017 BMW 530i Sedan after reading the 2017 BMW 5 Series vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class comparison contact our staff at The New BWM of Topeka today.

2017 BMW 5 series front interior view
2017 BMW 5 Series Dashboard Close-up
2017 BMW 5 Series rear-folding seats
2017 BMW 5 Series Cargo Space

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