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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 Porsche Cayenne's price is $16,470 lower than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML63 AMG'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 Porsche Cayenne, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML63 AMG includes additional features worth $1905. 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 $1905 adjustment for the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML63 AMG's additional features, the Porsche Cayenne is $16,470 less than the Porsche Cayenne.

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: Porsche Cayenne
Difference: 18,375
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Model Year20142014
ModelM-ClassCayenne
TrimML63 AMGBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 97,250 49,600
Multicontour front seats 1,100  
AMG Performance Package 6,550  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,950 2,990
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 590 615
Heated second row seats 620  
Running boards 0 1,550
Panoramic sunroof 1,090 1,850
Synthetic suede headliner 1,920 1,990
Class III trailer hitch 575  
18-way adaptive power front seats   2,205
Metallic paint (extra cost)   790
Traffic information   0
Satellite radio   750
App support   210
Compass   270
HD radio   370
Auto-dimming headlights   550
Voice control for nav and audio   595
Lane departure warning system   630
CD changer, in-dash   650
Proximity key   1,090
Illuminated door sill trim plates   1,420
Upholstered instrument panel, leather   3,655
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   3,980
Wood trim   995
Rear air vents with automatic controls   1,020
Active stabilizer bars   3,510
Roof rack   1,105
Class IV trailer hitch   650
Comfort Plus Package   10,180
Multicontour front seats   0
AMG Performance Package   0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   0
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel   0
Heated second row seats   0
Running boards   1,318
Panoramic sunroof   0
Synthetic suede headliner   0
Class III trailer hitch   0
18-way adaptive power front seats   0
Metallic paint (extra cost)   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
CD changer, in-dash   0
Proximity key   0
Illuminated door sill trim plates   0
Upholstered instrument panel, leather   0
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   2,542
Wood trim   0
Rear air vents with automatic controls   0
Active stabilizer bars   0
Roof rack   0
Class IV trailer hitch   0
Comfort Plus Package   0
Options (show) (change) 14,395 43,620
Options (show) (change) 13,390 5,004
Destination 925 975
Total Price 112,570 94,195

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Porsche Cayenne
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 16,470
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 97,006
Model Year20142014
ModelM-ClassCayenne
TrimML63 AMGBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine550hp V8300hp V6
TransmissionT7M6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)13/17 MPG15/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers830, 14235, 11
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/45-20255/55-18
Total Price112,57094,195
Adjustments for Features-1,9050
Feature-Adjusted Total Price110,66594,195

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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 Year20142014
ModelM-ClassCayenne
TrimML63 AMGBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1200 
6-speed manual $150
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Air compressor $35
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row$75 
Heated steering wheel $100
Parking guidance system - active$500 
Remote app$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Sunshades, second row, power $225
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Forward collision alert$200 
Front seat active head restraints$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$200 
Rearview camera $200
Rollover sensor$50 
Trailer sway control$25 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Aluminum roof rails$250 
Cargo area partition net$40 
Cargo net $40
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Class IV trailer hitch $300
Console with shifter $150
Console without shifter$150 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150
Rear seat pass-through $100
Roof rack $300
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
DVD-Audio-compatible player $0
DVD-compatible player$0 
In-vehicle Internet$150 
Off-road navigation system $50
Rear dual-zone climate control $125
SD Card slot$25 
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$400 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Traffic information $25
Voice control for external devices$50 
Water-repellent front-door glass $15
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Rear bumper protector$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Chronometer$100 
Cornering lights $25
Fog lights $125
Intersection assist $25
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25 
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential $150
Raised top speed limiter$0 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver $300
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger $300
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Manual recliner, second row seats $75
Massage, driver seat$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
Metal pedals$75 
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
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$7,370$5,465
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,905$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,7730

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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 Weight5,238 lb.4,398 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
ML63 AMG

Multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, driver100Yes
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Total Requested45069%
Total Not Requested20031%
AMG Performance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Raised top speed limiter0No
Painted brake calipers (optional)0No
turbocharged
5.5L V8
DOHC-4v
550 hp@5750
560 lb-ft@2000
1000Yes
Total Requested1000100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details

Auto-dimming headlights
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Intersection assist25No
Total Requested20089%
Total Not Requested2511%
Upholstered instrument panel, leather
FeatureValueRequested?
Upholstered instrument panel, leather1500Yes
Leather upholstery, extended coverage0No
Total Requested1500100%
Total Not Requested00%
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable
FeatureValueRequested?
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable1250Yes
Adaptive shocks - electrical750Yes
Total Requested2000100%
Total Not Requested00%
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel
FeatureValueRequested?
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel150Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Total Requested15060%
Total Not Requested10040%
Rear air vents with automatic controls
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear air vents with automatic controls150Yes
Rear dual-zone climate control125No
Total Requested15055%
Total Not Requested12545%
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
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
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Total Requested167588%
Total Not Requested22512%
Comfort Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Variable assist steering (optional)0No
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Sunshades, second row, power225No
Rearview camera200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
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
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
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 Requested535086%
Total Not Requested85014%

 

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