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

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

Lowest Total Price: $117,470

Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML63 AMG   
Difference: $22,445

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Model Year20152017
ModelM-ClassCayenne
TrimML63 AMGTurbo
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $98,400 $116,500
Multicontour front seats 1,100  
Convenience Package 580  
Driver Assistance Package 1,950  
AMG Performance Package 6,550  
Heated second row seats 620  
Synthetic suede headliner 1,920  
Rear side airbags 420  
Special order charge 250  
Power door closers 550 770
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,950 2,590
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 590 365
Panoramic sunroof 1,090  
Running boards 0 1,550
Class III trailer hitch 575  
Porsche Connect Plus   1,250
Premium Plus Package   3,660
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   2,300
Voice control for nav and audio   0
Compass   270
Lane departure warning system   690
Illuminated door sill trim plates   1,100
Wood trim   345
Rear air vents with automatic controls   990
Around view cameras   850
Active stabilizer bars   3,510
Roof rack   1,475
Class IV trailer hitch   650
Multicontour front seats 1,023  
Convenience Package 539  
Driver Assistance Package 1,814  
AMG Performance Package 6,092  
Heated second row seats 577  
Synthetic suede headliner 1,786  
Rear side airbags 391  
Special order charge 233  
Power door closers 512 0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,814 0
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 549 0
Panoramic sunroof 1,014  
Running boards 0 1,318
Class III trailer hitch 535  
Porsche Connect Plus   0
Premium Plus Package   0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed   0
Voice control for nav and audio   0
Compass   0
Lane departure warning system   0
Illuminated door sill trim plates   0
Wood trim   293
Rear air vents with automatic controls   0
Around view cameras   0
Active stabilizer bars   0
Roof rack   0
Class IV trailer hitch   0
Options (change) 18,145 22,365
Options (change) 16,879 1,611
Destination 925 1,050
Total Price $117,470 $139,915

The configured Mercedes-Benz M-Class 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 550hp 5.5L V8 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Porsche Cayenne 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 520hp 4.8L V8 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mercedes-Benz M-Class and Porsche Cayenne are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML63 AMG trim is $98,400. The features would cost an additional $18,145. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $117,470.

The base sticker price of the Porsche Cayenne Turbo trim is $116,500. The features would cost an additional $22,365. Including the destination charge of $1,050, the total price of this trim is $139,915.

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 Mercedes-Benz M-Class trims is 1. The feature adjusted price of the Porsche Cayenne trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Porsche Cayenne Turbo 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 Mercedes-Benz M-Class 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 550hp 5.5L V8 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 7-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Porsche Cayenne 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 520hp 4.8L V8 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Mercedes-Benz M-Class and Porsche Cayenne are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML63 AMG trim is $91,512. The features would cost an additional $16,879. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $109,316.

The invoice of the Porsche Cayenne Turbo trim is $0. The features would cost an additional $1,611. Including the destination charge of $1,050, the total price of this trim is $2,661.

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 Mercedes-Benz M-Class trims is 1. The feature adjusted price of the Porsche Cayenne trims is ,. Based on this adjustment, the Porsche Cayenne Turbo 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.

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML63 AMG
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Porsche Cayenne Turbo
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $20,875
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $106,685
Model Year20152017
ModelM-ClassCayenne
TrimML63 AMGTurbo
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine550hp V8520hp V8
TransmissionT7T8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)13/17 MPG14/21 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)830, 14665, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/45-20265/50-19
Total Price$117,470$139,915
Adjustments for Features0-1,570
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$117,470$138,345

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

Model Year20152017
ModelM-ClassCayenne
TrimML63 AMGTurbo
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1200 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
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 window/roof operation$15 
Sunshades, second row$125 
Sunshades, second row, power $225
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Blind spot intervention$200 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Lane departure prevention system$200 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
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
Roof rack $300
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Apple CarPlay support $0
DVD-Audio-compatible player $0
DVD-compatible player$0 
Handwriting recognition $200
Off-road navigation system $50
Rear dual-zone climate control $125
Rear HVAC unit $400
SD Card slot$25 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Water-repellent front-door glass $15
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0
Bodyside cladding $350
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Rear bumper protector$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Boost gauge $75
Chronometer$100 
Cornering lights $75
Fog lights $125
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
LED headlights $1000
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25 
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential $150
Raised top speed limiter$0 
Regenerative braking $0
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 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$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$6,995$8,565
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,570
Value of Feature Adjustments0-30

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

Model Year20152017
ModelM-ClassCayenne
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase114.8 in114.0 in
Length189.1 in191.1 in
Width75.2 in78.7 in
Height70.7 in67.4 in
Curb Weight5,238 lb.4,817 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
Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML63 AMG

Multicontour front seats
FeatureValueRequested?
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat100Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat100Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Total Requested40067%
Total Not Requested20033%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Rear seat pass-through100Yes
Total Requested225100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Lane departure prevention system200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed200Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested95061%
Total Not Requested60039%
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
Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Adaptive cruise control, all-speed
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested1250100%
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 HVAC unit400No
Rear dual-zone climate control125No
Total Requested15022%
Total Not Requested52578%
Porsche Connect Plus
FeatureValueRequested?
Traffic information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150Yes
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Navigation map updates, three years0Yes
App support100Yes
Remote app25Yes
Apple CarPlay support0No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
Total Requested60086%
Total Not Requested10014%
Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof300Yes
Sunshades, second row, power225No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Total Requested160088%
Total Not Requested22512%

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