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Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. Porsche Cayenne Price Comparison

TrueDelta features the Internet's most thorough car price and features comparison between the Mercedes-Benz M-Class and Porsche Cayenne.

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For this 2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. 2014 Porsche Cayenne price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The M-Class vs. Cayenne Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the M-Class and Cayenne will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350's price is $18,895 lower than the Porsche Cayenne Diesel's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The M-Class vs. Cayenne Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350, the Porsche Cayenne Diesel includes additional features worth $1995. 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 Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. Porsche Cayenne Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $1995 adjustment for the Porsche Cayenne Diesel's additional features, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 is $18,895 less than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350.

Invoice Comparison: Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. Porsche Cayenne

Price Comparison (MSRP): Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. Porsche Cayenne

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Lowest Total Price: Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350
Difference: 20,890
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Model Year201420142014
ModelM-ClassCayenneCayenne
TrimML350DieselDiesel Platinum Edition
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 47,790 56,600 66,900
Premium 1 Package 3,920    
Driver Assistance Package 2,800    
Obstacle detection, rear 970    
Multicontour front seats 1,100    
Lighting Package 1,390    
AWD 2,500    
3.0L V6 Diesel 1,500    
Upholstered instrument panel 330    
Special order charge 250    
Class III trailer hitch 575    
Memory system, passenger seat 365    
Interior ambient lighting 310    
Panoramic sunroof 1,090 1,850 660
Running boards 670 1,550 1,550
Heated second row seats 620 1,050 525
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,950 2,990 2,990
Illuminated door sill trim plates 580 1,420 1,420
Proximity key 650 1,090 1,090
Heated steering wheel 225 250 250
Leather seating surfaces 1,620    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 720 790 790
Comfort Lighting Package   250 250
18-way adaptive power front seats   2,205 1,815
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   2,690 2,690
Traffic information   0 0
Satellite radio   750  
App support   210 210
Compass   270 270
HD radio   370  
Auto-dimming headlights   550 550
Voice control for nav and audio   595 595
Lane departure warning system   630 630
Blind spot warning system   850 850
Wood trim   995 1,340
Rearview camera   1,750 665
Adaptive dampers - electrical   1,990 1,990
Roof rack   1,105 1,105
Class IV trailer hitch   650 650
Upholstered instrument panel, leather   3,655 3,655
Basic Package   5,640  
Premium 1 Package   0  
Driver Assistance Package   0  
Obstacle detection, rear   0  
Multicontour front seats   0  
Lighting Package   0  
AWD   0  
3.0L V6 Diesel   0  
Upholstered instrument panel   0  
Special order charge   0  
Class III trailer hitch   0  
Memory system, passenger seat   0  
Interior ambient lighting   0  
Panoramic sunroof   0  
Running boards   0  
Heated second row seats   0  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   0  
Illuminated door sill trim plates   0  
Proximity key   0  
Heated steering wheel   0  
Leather seating surfaces   0  
Metallic paint (extra cost)   0  
Comfort Lighting Package   0  
18-way adaptive power front seats   0  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   0  
Traffic information   0  
Satellite radio   638  
App support   0  
Compass   0  
HD radio   0  
Auto-dimming headlights   0  
Voice control for nav and audio   506  
Lane departure warning system   0  
Blind spot warning system   0  
Wood trim   0  
Rearview camera   0  
Adaptive dampers - electrical   0  
Roof rack   0  
Class IV trailer hitch   0  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather   0  
Basic Package   0  
Options (show) (change) 24,135 36,145 26,540
Options (show) (change) 22,448 1,144 1,824
Destination 925 995 995
Total Price 72,850 93,740 94,435

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. Porsche Cayenne

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Porsche Cayenne Diesel
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 18,895
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 65,725
Model Year201420142014
ModelM-ClassCayenneCayenne
TrimML350DieselDiesel Platinum Edition
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine240hp V6 D240hp V6 D240hp V6 D
TransmissionT7T8T8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/28 MPG19/29 MPG19/29 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 8235, 11585, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-19255/55-18265/50-19
Total Price72,85093,74094,435
Adjustments for Features0-1,995-2,395
Feature-Adjusted Total Price72,85091,74592,040
Cost Above Minimum00295

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

Price of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20074dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Bought used 4 years ago, very inexpensively with 23k miles on it. Put $1800 into repairs over 130k miles, mostly minor things like sensors, oil leaks, etc
Price of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20134dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Not cheap
20094dr SUV turbocharged 210hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
There is always a premium to drive a MB.
20074dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
7-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Its a Mercedes-Benz so one has to pay for the brand name. Its an expensive vehicle, but not out of reach.
20024dr SUV 288-horsepower 5.0L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
too expensive

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Porsche Cayenne

Price of the Porsche Cayenne: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20094dr SUV turbocharged 500hp 4.8L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Too expensive, over my budget

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Features Comparison: Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. Porsche Cayenne

Model Year201420142014
ModelM-ClassCayenneCayenne
TrimML350DieselDiesel Platinum Edition
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1200  
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300$1300
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100  
Air compressor $35$35
Parking guidance system - active$500  
Remote app$25  
Remote window/roof operation$15  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Blind spot intervention$200  
Driver drowsiness monitor$150  
Front seat active head restraints$50  
Lane departure prevention system$200  
Rollover sensor$50  
Torque vectoring / active trace control $150$150
Trailer sway control$25  
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50$50
Aluminum roof rails$250  
Cargo area partition net$40  
Cargo net $40$40
Class III trailer hitch$250  
Class IV trailer hitch $300$300
Console with shifter $150$150
Console without shifter$150  
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150$150
Rear seat pass-through $100$100
Roof rack $300$300
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50$50
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD changer, in-dash  $325
CD player$125$125 
DVD-Audio-compatible player $0$0
DVD-compatible player$0  
HD radio$50$50 
In-vehicle Internet$150  
Off-road navigation system $50$50
SD Card slot$25  
Surround sound  $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$400  
Traffic + travel information$25  
Traffic information $25$25
Voice control for external devices$50  
Water-repellent front-door glass $15$15
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350$350
Rear bumper protector$40  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75$75
Cornering lights $25$25
Fog lights $125$125
Intersection assist $25$25
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25  
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver $300$300
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger $300$300
Leather door panel trim $250$250
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75$75
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Massage, driver seat$100  
Massage, passenger seat$100  
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50  
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50  
Power seatback bolsters, driver$100  
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100  
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat $100$100
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat $100$100
Upholstered instrument panel$300  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather $1500$1500
Wood trim $300$300
Wood trim, alternative type$300  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $750$750
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$250  
Electronic systems calibration selector $200$200
Total Value of Features$7,295$9,290$9,690
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,995$2,395
Value of Feature Adjustments0-46-71

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Specifications Comparison: Mercedes-Benz M-Class vs. Porsche Cayenne

Model Year20142014
ModelM-ClassCayenne
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase114.8 in114.0 in
Length189.1 in190.8 in
Width75.2 in76.3 in
Height70.7 in67.4 in
Curb Weight5,038 lb.4,795 lb.
Fuel Capacity24.6 gal.22.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.9 in0.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom40.3 in0.0 in
Row 2 Headroom38.5 in0.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.4 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
36.2 ft323.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
71.0 ft362.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
ML350

Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
AC power outlet100No
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
iPod integration100Yes
Voice control for external devices50No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive, large100Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
In-vehicle Internet150No
App support100Yes
Total Requested197586%
Total Not Requested32514%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed1200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Lane departure prevention system200No
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested175081%
Total Not Requested40019%
Multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, driver100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Total Requested65076%
Total Not Requested20024%
Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Diesel

Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed1200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Forward collision alert200Yes
Total Requested1750100%
Total Not Requested00%
Auto-dimming headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Intersection assist25No
Total Requested20089%
Total Not Requested2511%
Heated second row seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Rearview camera
FeatureValueRequested?
Rearview camera200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Upholstered instrument panel, leather
FeatureValueRequested?
Upholstered instrument panel, leather1500No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage0No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1500100%
Comfort Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Total Requested15086%
Total Not Requested2514%
18-way adaptive power front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Total Requested167588%
Total Not Requested22512%
Basic Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Headlight washers50Yes
Cornering lights25No
Navigation system600Yes
Off-road navigation system50No
Media drive, large100Yes
USB port100Yes
Unbranded, 235W, 11 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested302586%
Total Not Requested50014%

Option Package Details
Diesel Platinum Edition

Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed1200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Forward collision alert200Yes
Total Requested1750100%
Total Not Requested00%
Auto-dimming headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Intersection assist25No
Total Requested20089%
Total Not Requested2511%
Upholstered instrument panel, leather
FeatureValueRequested?
Upholstered instrument panel, leather1500No
Leather upholstery, extended coverage0No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1500100%
Comfort Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Total Requested15086%
Total Not Requested2514%
18-way adaptive power front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300Yes
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat100No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300Yes
Front sport buckets100Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat150Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Total Requested147587%
Total Not Requested22513%

 

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