BMW 5 Series vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Should you buy BMW 5 Series or Mercedes-Benz E-Class? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. BMW 5 Series price starts at Rs 68.90 Lakh ex-showroom for 520d M Sport (Diesel) and Mercedes-Benz E-Class price starts Rs 75 Lakh ex-showroom for Exclusive E 200 (Petrol). 5 Series has 1995 cc (Diesel top model) engine, while E-Class has 2925 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the 5 Series has a mileage of 17.42 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the E-Class has a mileage of 16.1 kmpl (Diesel top model).

5 Series Vs E-Class

Key HighlightsBMW 5 SeriesMercedes-Benz E-Class
On Road PriceRs.81,15,068*Rs.1,03,56,572*
Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
Engine(cc)19952925
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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BMW 5 Series vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class Comparison

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        BMW 5 Series
        BMW 5 Series
        Rs68.90 Lakh*
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            Mercedes-Benz E-Class
            Mercedes-Benz E-Class
            Rs88 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.81,15,068*
          Rs.1,03,56,572*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.1,54,451/month
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          Rs.1,97,119/month
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          Insurance
          User Rating
          4.2
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          EngineType
          3.0 L in-line 6 cylinder engine
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1995
          2925
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          190bhp@4000rpm
          281.61bhp@3400-4600rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          400Nm@1750rpm
          600Nm@1200-3200rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Valve Configuration
          Valve configuration refers to the number and arrangement of intake and exhaust valves in each engine cylinder.
          DOHC
          -
          Fuel Supply System
          Responsible for delivering fuel from the fuel tank into your internal combustion engine (ICE). More sophisticated systems give you better mileage.
          -
          Direct Injection
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          Turbo
          Yes
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          8-Speed AT
          9-Speed
          Mild HybridNoNo
          Drive Type
          RWD
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Diesel
          Diesel
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          17.42
          -
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          70
          80
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          250
          250
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          Adaptive Suspension
          Air Suspension
          Rear Suspension
          Adaptive Suspension
          Air Suspension
          Shock Absorbers Type
          -
          Gas Filled
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Electric
          Steering Column
          -
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Steering Gear Type
          Rack&Pinion
          Rack & Pinion
          Front Brake Type
          Ventilated Disc
          Ventilated Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Ventilated Disc
          ventilated disc
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          250
          250
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          5.7
          6.1
          Tyre Size
          F:245/45R18, R:275/40R18
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          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4963
          5075
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          2126
          1860
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1497
          1495
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2651
          2636
          Rear Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a fourwheeler's rear wheels. Also known as Rear Track. The relation between the front and rear Tread/Track numbers dictates a cars stability
          1631
          1597
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1695
          1980
          Rear Headroom (mm)
          Rear headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the center of the rear seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point
          977
          verified
          943
          verified
          Rear Legroom (mm)
          Rear legroom in a car is the distance between the front seat backrests and the rear seat backrests. The more legroom the more comfortable the seats.
          -
          374
          Front Headroom (mm)
          Front headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the centre of the front seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point. Important for taller occupants. More is again better
          977
          verified
          1050
          verified
          Front Legroom (mm)
          The distance from the front footwell to the base of the front seatback. More leg room means more comfort for front passengers
          -
          282
          verified
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          530
          540
          No. of Doors
          4
          4
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power BootYes
          -
          Power folding 3rd Row SeatNo
          -
          Automatic Climate Control
          4 Zone
          Yes
          Air Quality Control
          Optional
          -
          Remote Trunk Opener
          Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
          Yes
          -
          Remote Engine Start/StopYes
          -
          Low Fuel Warning LightYes
          -
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk LightYesYes
          Remote Horn & Light ControlYes
          -
          Vanity MirrorYesYes
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYes
          -
          Cup Holders FrontYesYes
          Cup Holders RearYesYes
          Rear AC VentsYesYes
          Heated Seats FrontYes
          -
          Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
          Active Noise CancellationYes
          -
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise ControlYes
          -
          Parking Sensors
          Front & Rear
          -
          Navigation SystemYes
          -
          Find My Car LocationYes
          -
          Real-Time Vehicle TrackingYes
          -
          Foldable Rear Seat
          40:20:40 Split
          -
          Smart Access Card EntryYesYes
          Smart Key BandYes
          -
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
          Glove Box CoolingYes
          -
          Bottle Holder
          Front Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice CommandYesYes
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          -
          Central Console Armrest
          With Storage
          Yes
          Tailgate AjarYesYes
          Hands-Free TailgateYes
          -
          Gear Shift IndicatorNoYes
          Rear CurtainNo
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetNo
          -
          Additional Features
          -
          Retractable rear touchscreen tablet,Wireless charging in the rear
          Massage Seats
          Front
          -
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          -
          All
          Drive Modes
          5
          -
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Ventilated SeatsYes
          -
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYes
          -
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front
          -
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Electronic Multi TripmeterYesYes
          Leather SeatsYesYes
          Fabric UpholsteryNo
          -
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
          -
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          YesYes
          Outside Temperature DisplayYesYes
          Cigarette Lighter
          Optional
          -
          Digital OdometerYesYes
          Driving Experience Control EcoYes
          -
          Folding Table In The Rear
          Refers to a fold-out table tray attached either to the back of the front seats or in the central section of the rear seats.
          Optional
          -
          Dual Tone DashboardYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Black, Leather 'Dakota' Black Exclusive Stitching/Piping In Contrast
          Silver open pore ash wood trim, ARTICO man-made leather with topstitching in Black or Beige and Beige with Tropez Blue ,
          Exterior
          Photo Comparison
          Rear Right Side
          Available ColorsCarbon BlackAlpine WhiteBluestone MetallicPhytonic Blue5 Series ColorsHigh Tech SilverGraphite GreyPolar WhiteObsidian BlackE-Class Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          YesYes
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          NoNo
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          Headlamp Washers
          Refers to water jets that clean the headlights. This is beneficial when driving in the rain, or in muddy conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Wheel CoversNoNo
          Alloy Wheels
          Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Power AntennaNoNo
          Rear Spoiler
          A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
          Yes
          -
          Removable Or Convertible Top
          A roof usually made of lightweight material or canvas/fabric that can be removed to make the vehicle an open top.
          No
          -
          Roof Carrier
          Optional
          -
          Sun Roof
          A sunroof is a glass panel on the roof of the vehicle. It can either be just over the front seats or extend further backward towards the rear.
          Yes
          -
          Moon RoofYes
          -
          Side Stepper
          Side steppers are a convenience feature, usually offered in vehicles with high floors, to make it easier to step into or out of the car. They are either pemanently fixed near the side of the vehicle or deploy electrically. The latter is usually only with luxury cars.
          No
          -
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          YesYes
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          It refers to a shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Smoke HeadlampsYes
          -
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights
          -
          Heated Wing Mirror
          Heated wing mirrors can also be called mirror defoggers. As the name says, using heat, the outside rear view mirrors can be cleared from fogging up during cold/rainy weather, improving rearward visibility and safety.
          Yes
          -
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          Yes
          -
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          YesYes
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Active Air Stream Kidney Grill,M light alloy wheels Double-spoke style 662 M with mixed tyres., Glass sunroof, electric, Rain sensor and automatic driving lights, Heat protection glazing, Comfort access system - ‘keyless’ opening and locking of the vehicle including contactless opening of tailgate, Exterior mirrors electrically foldable with automatic anti-dazzle function on driver side, mirror heating, memory, integrated turn indicators and automatic parking function for passenger-side exterior mirror, BMW Display Key, BMW Laserlight including (LED low-beam headlights and high-beam headlights with laser module with up to 650m range)(Blue laser design element and exclusive BMW Laserlight signature)(No dazzle high-beam assistance (BMW Selective Beam)(Cornering light function - LED daytime running lights and LED turn indicators), Air Breather in Black High-Gloss, BMW Kidney Grille with vertical slats in Black High-Gloss, Car key with exclusive M designation, Front bumper with specific design elements in Black High-Gloss, Mirror base, B-pillar finisher and window guide rail in Black High-Gloss, M designation on the front side panels, M door sill finishers, illuminated, M Sport brake with dark blue brake calipers with M designation, M Aerodynamics package with front apron, side skirts and rear apron with diffuser insert in metallic Dark Shadow, Tailpipe finisher trapezoidal in Chrome High-Gloss, Window recess cover and finisher for window frame in Black High-Gloss,
          AMG body styling, Sporty side skirts,Diamond grille with AMG bumpers,
          Automatic Driving Lights
          Car headlamps automatically turn on in low light conditions, and switch off in bright conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Tyre Size
          F:245/45R18, R:275/40R18
          -
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          7
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYesYes
          Traction ControlYesYes
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Electronic Stability ControlYes
          -
          Advance Safety Features
          Airbag, passenger side, deactivatable via key, Anti-lock Braking System with Brake Assist and Dynamic Braking lights, Active Park Distance Control, rear, Attentiveness Assistant, BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent maintenance system), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Crash sensor, Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) including Dynamic Traction Control (DTC), Electric parking brake with auto hold function, Electronic vehicle iobiliser, Fully integrated emergency spare wheel, ISOFIX child seat mounting, Runflat indicator, Runflat tyres with reinforced side walls, Rear doors with mechanical childproof lock, Side-impact protection, Three-point seat belts for all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners in the front and belt force limiters in the front and outer rear seats, Warning triangle with first-aid kit,
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          Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
          Heads Up DisplayYesYes
          Sos Emergency AssistanceYesYes
          Blind Spot MonitorYesYes
          Lane Watch CameraNo
          -
          Geo Fence AlertYesYes
          Hill Descent ControlYes
          -
          Hill AssistNo
          -
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
          360 View CameraYesYes
          Entertainment & Communication
          Cd PlayerNo
          -
          Cd ChangerNo
          -
          Dvd PlayerNo
          -
          RadioYesYes
          Audio System Remote ControlNoYes
          Mirror LinkYes
          -
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYes
          -
          USB And Auxiliary InputYes
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Wifi ConnectivityYes
          -
          CompassYes
          -
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          12.3
          -
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          -
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          Internal StorageYes
          -
          No. of Speakers
          16
          -
          Rear Entertainment SystemYes
          -
          Additional Features
          iDrive Touch with handwriting recognition with direct access buttons, Harman Kardon Surround Sound system (464 W),Wireless Smartphone Integration, Fully Digital Instrument Display with 31.2cm (12.3”) display adapted to individual character design for Drive modes, BMW Gesture Control
          Burmester® surround sound system,
          SubwooferNoNo
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            BMW 5 Series

            • Rewarding to drive
            • Supple ride
            • Solidly built
            • Feature loaded

            Mercedes-Benz E-Class

            • Quiet and composed in the city
            • Great backseat comfort
            • Class-leading interiors

            BMW 5 Series

            • Rear seat experience
            • Sharp bumps can upset the suspension

            Mercedes-Benz E-Class

            • Misses out on cooled seats
            • No massage functions either
            • Not as nice to drive as its rivals.

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          Which car is cheaper between BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class?

          BMW 5 Series price starts at Rs 68.90 Lakh & Mercedes-Benz E-Class price starts at Rs 75 Lakh in New Delhi. BMW 5 Series is cheaper between these two cars.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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