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For this 2014 BMW 5-Series vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The 5-Series vs. C-Class Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the 5-Series and C-Class will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the BMW 5-Series 550i's price is $10,115 lower than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class C63 AMG's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The 5-Series vs. C-Class Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the BMW 5-Series 550i, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class C63 AMG includes additional features worth $0. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. Additional notes

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. After a $2825 adjustment for the BMW 5-Series 550i's additional features, the BMW 5-Series 550i is $10,115 less than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class C63 AMG.

Invoice Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Price Comparison (MSRP): BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Lowest Total Price: BMW 5-Series 550i
Difference: 7,290
Lowest Total Invoice: BMW 5-Series 550i
Difference: 7,519
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Model Year20142014
Model5-SeriesC-Class
Trim550iC63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price 63,900 60,250
Base Invoice 58,970 56,033
Driver Assistance Plus 1,900  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed 1,200  
Dynamic Handling Package 3,500  
Heated front seats 500  
AWD 2,300  
507 Edition Package   9,750
Obstacle detection, rear   970
Driver Assistance Package   2,950
Multimedia Package   2,860
Lighting Package   1,390
Wood trim   0
Metallic paint (extra cost)   720
Driver Assistance Plus   0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   0
Dynamic Handling Package   0
Heated front seats   0
AWD   0
507 Edition Package   9,068
Obstacle detection, rear   902
Driver Assistance Package   2,744
Multimedia Package   2,660
Lighting Package   1,293
Wood trim   0
Metallic paint (extra cost)   669
Options (show) (change) 9,400 18,640
Options (show) (change) 8,580 17,336
Destination 925 925
Gas Tax 0 1,700
Total Price 74,225 81,515
Total Invoice 68,475 75,994

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: BMW 5-Series 550i
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 10,115
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 10,125
Model Year20142014
Model5-SeriesC-Class
Trim550iC63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine443hp V8507hp V8
TransmissionT8T7
DrivetrainAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/24 MPG13/19 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers180, 10450, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/45-18235/35-19
Total Price74,22581,515
Adjustments for Features-2,8250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price71,40081,515
Total Invoice68,47575,994
Adjustments for Features-2,6060
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice65,86975,994

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the BMW 5-Series

Price of the BMW 5-Series: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20084dr Sedan turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Better than the Lexus I was looking at for a much better handling and more luggage space vehicle.
Price of the BMW 5-Series: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20104dr Wagon turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Too expensive for what you get.
20064dr Wagon 255-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Very expensive car 90K CDN or 60K USD new. Very pricey for a car.
20064dr Sedan 255-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
for 60k the 5 series seems a bit pricy compared to what you can get from even an acura TL for instance.
20064dr Sedan 255-horsepower 3.0L I6
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
I paid cash, but they do not usually offer incentives on the 5 series. That may have changed in this economy but the 5 series has few incentives.
20024dr Sedan 225-horsepower 3.0L I6
5-speed manual RWD
Compared to the implicit value of Genesis, BMW simply charges too much for what you get...$25K delta just not justifiable.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Price of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20054dr Sedan supercharged 189hp 1.8L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
I bought this model used and for a buyer standpoint was quite surprised of the affordability for a class c. Which in fact confirms that depreciation for this model might be higher than expected.
20044dr Wagon 168-horsepower 2.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
I bought this used and got a very reasonable price.
Price of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20094dr Sedan turbocharged 221hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Expensive compared to equivalent cars
20084dr Sedan 228-horsepower 3.0L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic RWD
They need to offer better deals to better compete.
20084dr Sedan supercharged 181hp 1.8L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
some basic options are overpriced - metallic paint for over $2000
20084dr Sedan 268-horsepower 3.5L V6
7-speed shiftable automatic RWD
lower cost than bmw 3 series
20054dr Sedan 168-horsepower 2.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
One would always prefer lower prices, but its still a great buy for the price compartively.

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Features Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Model Year20142014
Model5-SeriesC-Class
Trim550iC63 AMG
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200
AWD$1700 
RWD $0
Accessories 
Parking guidance system - passive $250
Regenerative braking$0 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500 
Automatic braking, high-speed $150
Automatic braking, low-speed$250 
Blind spot intervention $200
High performance brake pads (optional) $0
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure collision mitigation$50 
Lane departure prevention system $200
Pedestrian detection$100 
Rearview camera $200
Termporary spare tire $150
Tires, run-flat$150 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD changer, in-dash $325
CD player$125 
Handwriting recognition$200 
Residual heat$50 
Satellite radio $200
SD Card slot $25
SMS text-to-speech reader$50 
Surround sound $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$350 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $400
Voice control for external devices$50 
Voice texting$50 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0
Body kit $350
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Rear spoiler $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Chronometer $100
Compass $0
Cornering lights$25 
Fog light, rear $100
Fog lights $125
Headlight washers $50
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Raised top speed limiter $0
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Metal pedals $75
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power thigh support adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power-folding headrests, second row seats $50
Synthetic suede steering wheel $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active stabilizer bars$500 
Adaptive shocks - electrical$750 
Adaptive shocks - mechanical $250
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$8,025$5,200
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,825$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,6060

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Specifications Comparison: BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Model Year20142014
Model5-SeriesC-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase116.9 in108.7 in
Length193.4 in180.7 in
Width73.2 in69.7 in
Height57.6 in56.3 in
Curb Weight4,519 lb.3,924 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.5 in37.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.3 in54.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in52.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in36.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.2 in55.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.3 in33.4 in
Cargo Volume18.4 ft312.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
550i

Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300No
Automatic braking, low-speed250No
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Forward collision alert200Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Pedestrian detection100No
Total Requested75047%
Total Not Requested85053%
Dynamic Handling Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive shocks - electrical750No
Active stabilizer bars500No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1250100%

Option Package Details
C63 AMG

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Parking guidance system - passive250No
Total Requested50067%
Total Not Requested25033%
507 Edition Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Special interior trim0No
Bodyside stripes0No
Synthetic suede steering wheel0No
235/35ZR19 tires200No
Raised top speed limiter0No
Painted brake calipers (optional)0No
High performance brake pads (optional)0No
6.2L V8
DOHC-4v
507 hp@6800
450 lb-ft@5200
1000Yes
Black exterior trim (optional)0No
255/30ZR19 tires200No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Upholstered door panels, leather250Yes
Total Requested235085%
Total Not Requested40015%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system200Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed1200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Lane departure prevention system200No
Automatic braking, high-speed150No
Forward collision alert200Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested200078%
Total Not Requested55022%
Multimedia Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rearview camera200Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive, large100Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested127585%
Total Not Requested22515%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Total Requested65072%
Total Not Requested25028%

 

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