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

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

Lowest Total Price

Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63   
Difference: 29,425

Lowest Total Invoice

Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63   
Difference: 26,972
Model Year20162016
TrimM5AMG C63
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price 94,100 65,250
Base Invoice 87,250 60,683
Driver Assistance Plus 1,700  
Executive Package 6,000  
Rear spoiler 0  
Wood trim 0 325
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 3,500  
Multimedia Package   2,230
Parking Assist Package   1,290
Lighting Package   800
designo Package   3,090
Power decklid   250
Metallic paint (extra cost)   720
Sunshades, second row   380
Sunshade, rear, power   440
Head-up display (HUD)   990
Panoramic sunroof   1,480
Driver Assistance Plus   0
Executive Package   0
Rear spoiler   0
Wood trim   302
Upholstered instrument panel, leather   0
Multimedia Package   2,074
Parking Assist Package   1,200
Lighting Package   744
designo Package   2,874
Power decklid   233
Metallic paint (extra cost)   669
Sunshades, second row   353
Sunshade, rear, power   409
Head-up display (HUD)   921
Panoramic sunroof   1,376
Options (show) (change) 11,200 11,995
Options (show) (change) 10,190 11,155
Destination 995 925
Gas Tax 1,300 0
Total Price 107,595 78,170
Total Invoice 99,735 72,763

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For this 2016 BMW 5-Series vs. 2016 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63's price is $26,700 lower than the BMW 5-Series M5'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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63, the BMW 5-Series M5 includes additional features worth $2725. 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. Despite a $2725 adjustment for the BMW 5-Series M5's additional features, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63 is $26,700 less than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63.

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 26,700
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 24,446
Model Year20162016
TrimM5AMG C63
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine560hp V8469hp V8
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)14/20 MPG18/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers600, 16590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/40-19245/40-18
Total Price107,59578,170
Adjustments for Features-2,7250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price104,87078,170
Total Invoice99,73572,763
Adjustments for Features-2,5260
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice97,20972,763

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

Model Year20162016
TrimM5AMG C63
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200
Heated steering wheel$100 
Parking guidance system - active $500
Power door closers$300 
Remote start $150
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed $150
Front seat active head restraints$50 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure collision mitigation$50 
Lane departure warning system$200 
Pedestrian detection$100 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Tires, run-flat$150 
Torque vectoring / active trace control $100
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Concierge Services - 3 year subscription$150 
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Residual heat$50 
S Voice support$0 
Satellite radio $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250 
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader$50 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$350 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $400
Text dictation$50 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Voice recorder$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Boost gauge $75
Chronometer $100
Compass $0
Cornering lights$25 
Fog light, rear $100
Headlight washers$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Active rear differential$500 
Dual-mode exhaust $250
Limited-slip rear differential $300
Regenerative braking$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Heated second row seats$200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Massage, driver seat$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
Metal pedals $75
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat$100 
Synthetic suede headliner$1000 
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Upholstered instrument panel, leather$1000 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Crosswind stabilization $50
Suggestive steering $0
Total Value of Features$8,650$5,925
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,725$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,5260

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

Model Year20162016
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase116.9 in111.8 in
Length193.4 in184.5 in
Width73.2 in71.3 in
Height57.6 in56.8 in
Curb Weight4,387 lb.3,829 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.5 in37.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.3 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in37.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.2 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom35.3 in35.2 in
Cargo Volume18.4 ft312.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series M5

Driver Assistance Plus
Lane departure warning system200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed250Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Pedestrian detection100No
Total Requested110069%
Total Not Requested50031%
Executive Package
Heated second row seats200No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Rear air vents with automatic controls150No
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Heated steering wheel100No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights500Yes
Concierge Services - 3 year subscription150No
Power door closers300No
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Total Requested170061%
Total Not Requested110039%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63

Power decklid
Power decklid350Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Total Requested450100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wood trim
Wood trim300Yes
Analog clock25No
Total Requested30092%
Total Not Requested258%
Multimedia Package
Rearview camera200Yes
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Media drive25Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested1050100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Parking guidance system - active500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested80062%
Total Not Requested50038%
Lighting Package
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights400Yes
Total Requested750100%
Total Not Requested00%
designo Package
Special interior trim0No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Total Requested1450100%
Total Not Requested00%

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