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

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.

BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $116,165

Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S   
Difference: $5,260

Lowest Total Invoice: $108,098

Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S   
Difference: $4,227

The configured BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

The configured Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4dr Sedan

Even when the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the BMW 5-Series M5 trim is $94,100. The features would cost an additional $25,030. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $121,425.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S trim is $101,700. The features would cost an additional $13,540. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $116,165.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 5-Series trims is 1. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured BMW 5-Series 4dr Sedan

The configured Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4dr Sedan

Even when the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the BMW 5-Series M5 trim is $87,250. The features would cost an additional $22,780. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $112,325.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S trim is $94,581. The features would cost an additional $12,592. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $108,098.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the BMW 5-Series trims is 1. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20162016
Model5-SeriesE-Class
TrimM5AMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $94,100 $101,700
Base Invoice $87,250 $94,581
Driver Assistance Plus 1,700  
Executive Package 6,000  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,200 1,910
Rear spoiler 0  
Wood trim, alternative type 1,080 0
Ceramic brake rotors 9,250 8,950
265/35ZR20 1,300  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 3,500  
Lane departure warning system   875
Heated second row seats   625
Sunshades, second row   380
Around view cameras   800
Driver Assistance Plus 1,545  
Executive Package 5,460  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,000 1,776
Rear spoiler 0  
Wood trim, alternative type 985 0
Ceramic brake rotors 8,420 8,324
265/35ZR20 1,185  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 3,185  
Lane departure warning system   814
Heated second row seats   581
Sunshades, second row   353
Around view cameras   744
Options (show) (change) 25,030 13,540
Options (show) (change) 22,780 12,592
Destination 995 925
Gas Tax 1,300 0
Total Price $121,425 $116,165
Total Invoice $112,325 $108,098

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,485
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,436
Model Year20162016
Model5-SeriesE-Class
TrimM5AMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine560hp V8577hp V8
TransmissionS7T7
DrivetrainRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)600, 16610, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/35-20255/35-19
Total Price$121,425$116,165
Adjustments for Features0-225
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$121,425$115,940
Total Invoice$112,325$108,098
Adjustments for Features0-209
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$112,325$107,889

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

Model Year20162016
Model5-SeriesE-Class
TrimM5AMG E63 S
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200
RWD$0 
AWD $1700
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel$100 
Parking guidance system - active $500
Power door closers$300 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure collision mitigation$50 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Rollover sensor $50
Temporary spare tire $150
Tires, run-flat$150 
Torque vectoring / active trace control $100
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Concierge Services - 3 year subscription$150 
Handwriting recognition$200 
iPod integration $100
Navigation map updates, three years $0
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
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$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Text dictation$50 
USB port$100 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Voice recorder$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Chronometer $100
Compass $0
Fog light, rear $100
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500 
Limited-slip rear differential $300
Raised top speed limiter $0
Regenerative braking$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver $300
Door sill trim plates$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
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 thigh support length 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
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Upholstered instrument panel, leather$1000 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Performance steering system (optional) $0
Rear air springs, auto-leveling $350
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Ultra-sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$6,625$6,850
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$225
Value of Feature Adjustments0-209

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

Model Year20162016
Model5-SeriesE-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase116.9 in113.2 in
Length193.4 in192.1 in
Width73.2 in73.0 in
Height57.6 in57.1 in
Curb Weight3,815 lb.3,826 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.21.1 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.5 in37.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.3 in57.8 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in38.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.2 in56.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.3 in35.8 in
Cargo Volume18.4 ft316.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW 5-Series M5

Driver Assistance Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Speed limit information0No
Lane departure collision mitigation50No
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested125083%
Total Not Requested25017%
Executive Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Rear air vents with automatic controls150No
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Massage, driver seat100Yes
Massage, passenger seat100No
Heated steering wheel100No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights-250Yes
Concierge Services - 3 year subscription150No
Power door closers300No
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Total Requested90044%
Total Not Requested115056%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E63 S

Lane departure warning system
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%

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