2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4MATIC® vs 2018 BMW 5 Series

Since there are so many exceptional luxury sedans to choose from, it can be difficult to determine which one is best suited for you and your lifestyle. Chances are, however, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series are toward the top of your list. If you are interested in seeing how the 2018 E-Class and 5 Series stack up against one another, you can utilize the comparison below before getting behind the wheel and making a final buying decision.

In terms of performance, both models come standard with a 2.0-liter I-4 engines, though the E-Class offers more torque than the 5 Series. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series are equipped with navigation, dual-zone front automatic climate control, LED headlights, and wireless compatibility for hands-free calling and audio streaming. Even though both options provide plenty of passenger and cargo space, the E-Class offers slightly more head room for rear seat passengers.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 4MATIC® VS 2018 BMW 530i xDrive AWD
$54,650* Starting MSRP $53,500
2.0L I-4, 241 horsepower, 273 lb-ft torque Base Engine 2.0L I-4, 248 horsepower, 258 lb-ft torque
9-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual Transmission 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
38.2 inches Rear Seat Head Room 37.5 inches

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class in New Rochelle NY

On top of the outstanding features mentioned above, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class has so much more to offer the modern driver. The following is just a small sampling of the standard and optional features you can expect from the 2018 E-Class:

  • 12.3-inch high-resolution central display
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • COMAND® system with touchpad controller
  • Leather upholstery
  • Distance Pilot DISTRONIC®, which helps keep the E-Class centered in its lane while cruising
  • Fuel-saving ECO-START®/Stop system
  • 13-speaker Burmester® Premium Surround Sound system
  • PRESAFE® system for added protection in the event of a collision
  • Active Blind Spot Assist and Active Lane Keeping Assist

If you are interested in experiencing the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class firsthand, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Mercedes-Benz of New Rochelle.


*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, [and dealer prep]. Options, model availability, and price may vary. [See dealer for details.]

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class driving on road
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class dashboard