BMW X5 vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Should you buy BMW X5 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 X5 price starts at Rs 96 Lakh ex-showroom for xDrive40i xLine (Petrol) and Mercedes-Benz E-Class price starts Rs 72.80 Lakh ex-showroom for Exclusive E 220d (Diesel). X5 has 2998 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while E-Class has 2925 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the X5 has a mileage of 12 kmpl (Diesel top model)> and the E-Class has a mileage of 16.1 kmpl (Diesel top model).

X5 Vs E-Class

Key HighlightsBMW X5Mercedes-Benz E-Class
On Road PriceRs.1,28,79,731*Rs.99,92,768*
Fuel TypeDieselDiesel
Engine(cc)29932925
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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BMW X5 vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class Comparison

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        BMW X5
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            Mercedes-Benz E-Class
            Mercedes-Benz E-Class
            Rs84.90 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.1,28,79,731*
          Rs.99,92,768*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.2,45,151/month
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          Rs.1,90,207/month
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          Insurance
          Rs.4,51,481
          X5 Insurance
          User Rating
          4.1
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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
          TwinPower Turbo 6-cylinder engine
          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)
          2993
          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.
          281.68bhp@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.
          650Nm@1500-2500rpm
          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
          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.
          Twin
          Yes
          Super Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Superchargers utilise engine power to make more power.
          No
          -
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          8-Speed Steptronic
          9-Speed
          Mild HybridNoNo
          Drive Type
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Diesel
          Diesel
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          12
          -
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          -
          80
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          243
          250
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          Adaptive 2-axle Air Suspension
          Air Suspension
          Rear Suspension
          Adaptive 2-axle Air Suspension
          Air Suspension
          Shock Absorbers Type
          -
          Gas Filled
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Electric
          Steering Column
          -
          Tilt & Telescopic
          Steering Gear Type
          -
          Rack & Pinion
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          Ventilated Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Disc
          ventilated disc
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          243
          250
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          6.1
          6.1
          Tyre Size
          21
          -
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless, Runflat
          -
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          21
          -
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          21
          -
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4922
          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
          2218
          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
          1745
          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.
          2819
          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
          1686
          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.
          2170
          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
          -
          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
          -
          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)
          645
          540
          No. of Doors
          5
          4
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power Steering
          Mechanism that reduces the effort needed to operate the steering wheel. Offered in various types, including hydraulic and electric.
          YesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power BootYes
          -
          Automatic Climate Control
          4 Zone
          Yes
          Air Quality Control
          Air filters, also known as air purifiers, purify the air of the cabin by absorbing any harmful or contaminated particles.
          Yes
          -
          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/Stop
          Allows you to start//stop the car remotely, via the key fob or the carmaker's mobile app, without entering the car.
          Yes
          -
          Low Fuel Warning LightYes
          -
          Accessory Power Outlet
          12V power socket to power your appliances, like phones or tyre inflators.
          YesYes
          Trunk Light
          Lighting for the boot area. It usually turns on automatically when the boot is opened.
          YesYes
          Vanity Mirror
          A mirror, usually located behind the passenger sun shade, used to check one's appearance. More expensive cars will have these on the driver's side and some cars even have this feature for rear seat passengers too.
          YesYes
          Rear Reading LampYesYes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable Headrest
          Unlike fixed headrests, these can be moved up or down to offer the ideal resting position for the occupant's head.
          YesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
          A foldable armrest for the rear passengers, usually in the middle, which also comprises cup holders or other small storage spaces. When not in use, it can be folded back into the seat, so that an additional occupant can be seated.
          YesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
          A type of seat belt on which the height can be adjusted, to help improve comfort.
          Yes
          -
          Cup Holders Front
          Storage spaces that are specifically designed to hold cups or beverage cans. Sometimes these can be cooled and heated too.
          YesYes
          Cup Holders RearYesYes
          Rear AC Vents
          Dedicated AC vents for the rear passengers, usually located between the front seats. Helps cool the rear compartment, while offering passengers the option to control the flow. Some rear AC vents allow for fan speed control.
          YesYes
          Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          A steering wheel that has many buttons to control various functions of the infotainment system and key car functions like cruise control. This allows the driver to manage these functions without taking their hands off the steering wheel.
          YesYes
          Cruise ControlYes
          -
          Parking Sensors
          Sensors on the vehicle's exterior that use either ultrasonic or electromagnetic waves bouncing off objects to alert the driver of obstacles while parking.
          Front & Rear
          -
          Navigation SystemYes
          -
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Rear seats that can be folded down to create additional storage space.
          40:20:40 Split
          -
          Smart Access Card Entry
          Allows you to lock/unlock the car by simply carrying the smart key with you, without using the buttons on a key.
          YesYes
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front & Rear Door
          Voice CommandYesYes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYes
          -
          USB Charger
          Front
          -
          Steering Mounted TripmeterYes
          -
          Central Console Armrest
          An added convenince feature to rest one's hand on, while also offering features like cupholders or a small storage space.
          YesYes
          Tailgate Ajar
          A warning to indicate that the vehicle's boot or tailgate isnt properly closed.
          YesYes
          Hands-Free Tailgate
          A tailgate that, in most cases, can be opened automatically by swiping your foot under the rear bumper.
          Yes
          -
          Gear Shift Indicator
          A display that shows the current gear the car is in. More advanced versions also suggest the most prefered gear for better efficiency.
          -
          Yes
          Lane Change IndicatorYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Widescreen Curved Display, Fully Digital 12.3 Instrument Display
          Retractable rear touchscreen tablet,Wireless charging in the rear
          Memory Function Seats
          Front
          -
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          Unlike standard power windows, this one allows you to roll up/down the window fully with a single press of the button.
          All
          All
          Autonomous ParkingNo
          -
          Drive Modes
          4
          -
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYes
          -
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          Front
          -
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Follow Me Home Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          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 Tripmeter
          Measures the distance a vehicle has travelled for a particular trip. A multi-tripmeter can keep track of multiple distances. For example kilometres since the last fuel up and kilometres travelled since the last service. The different tripmeters can be reset by the user as and when needed.
          YesYes
          Leather SeatsYesYes
          Fabric UpholsteryNo
          -
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          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
          Digital Odometer
          A meter that keeps track of the total kilometres a vehicle has travelled. This cannot be reset by an owner and serves as a record for tracking service intervals and waranty validity, and also is important when selling the vehicle.
          YesYes
          Driving Experience Control EcoYes
          -
          Dual Tone Dashboard
          When the dashboard has two colours of trim it's called a dual tone dashboard.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Black, Sensatec Black
          Silver open pore ash wood trim, ARTICO man-made leather with topstitching in Black or Beige and Beige with Tropez Blue ,
          Digital Cluster
          Widescreen Curved Display, Fully Digital 12.3 Instrument Display
          -
          Digital Cluster Size (Inch)
          12.3
          -
          Ambient Light Colour
          6
          -
          Exterior
          Available ColorsSkyscraper Grey MetallicMineral White MetallicTanzanite Blue MetallicDravit Grey MetallicBlack Sapphire MetallicBlue Ridge Mountain Metallic+1 MoreX5 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
          Fog Lights Rear
          Rear fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's rear bumper. Unlike front fog lights, rear fog lights are designed to ensure cars driving behind you can see you better in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          Yes
          -
          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
          A vehicle's rear-view mirrors that can open and close at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          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.
          No
          -
          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
          Lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Power AntennaNoNo
          Tinted Glass
          Tinted glass refers to a coating or film applied to a car's glass area that either reflects heat from entering the cabin or improves privacy for those inside the car by reducing visibility from outside, or both.
          No
          -
          Rear Spoiler
          Increases 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 made of a lightweight material or canvas/fabric that can be removed to make the vehicle an open top.
          No
          -
          Roof CarrierNo
          -
          Sun Roof
          A glass panel on the roof of a vehicle, either just over the front seats or extending 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
          An additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle that warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          YesYes
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          A shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          Yes
          -
          Halogen HeadlampsNo
          -
          Cornering Headlamps
          Cornering headlamps either refer to headlights that turn slightly with your steering input or a secondary light within the headlight cluster that switches on when your steering is turned. Like cornering fog lamps, this feature improves visibility while turning.
          Yes
          -
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          Yes
          -
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),Rain Sensing Driving Lights,Cornering Headlights,LED Tail lamps,LED Fog Lights
          -
          Trunk Opener
          Smart
          -
          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
          Illuminated Kidney (Iconic Glow) Grille, BMW Adaptive LED Headlights with(BMW Selective Beam, High-beam assistant,Blue Design Element, Accent lighting with turn indicators), Sun Protection Glazing, Exterior mirrors(anti-dazzle function (driver's side) and parking function for passenger side exterior mirror), Two-part tailgate, BMW Individual roof rails High-Gloss Shadow Line
          AMG body styling, Sporty side skirts,Diamond grille with AMG bumpers,
          Automatic Driving Lights
          Car headlamps that automatically turn on in low light conditions and switch off in bright conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Sunroof
          Panoramic
          -
          Heated Outside Rear View MirrorYes
          -
          Tyre Size
          21
          -
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless, Runflat
          -
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking System
          A safety system that prevents a car's wheels from locking up during hard braking to maintain steering control.
          YesYes
          Brake AssistYesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety Locks
          Safety locks located on the car's rear doors that, when engaged, allows the doors to be opened only from the outside. The idea is to stop the door from opening unintentionally.
          YesYes
          Anti Theft Alarm
          An alarm system that sounds when anyone tries to access the car forcibly or break into it.
          YesYes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          7
          Driver Airbag
          An inflatable air bag located within the steering wheel that automatically deploys during a collision, to protect the driver from physical injury
          YesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          A rearview mirror that can be adjusted to reduce glare from headlights behind the vehicle at night.
          -
          Yes
          Xenon HeadlampsNo
          -
          Seat Belt Warning
          A warning buzzer that reminds passengers to buckle their seat belts.
          YesYes
          Door Ajar Warning
          A function that alerts the driver when any of the doors are open or not properly closed.
          YesYes
          Traction ControlYesYes
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          This feature monitors the pressure inside each tyre, alerting the driver when one or more tyre loses pressure.
          YesYes
          Engine Immobilizer
          A security feature that prevents unauthorized access to the car's engine.
          YesYes
          Electronic Stability ControlYes
          -
          Advance Safety Features
          Automatic Start/Stop function, Active Air Stream Kidney Grille, Intelligent Light Weight Construction with 50:50 load distribution, Brake Energy Regeneration, Active Park Distance Control (PDC), Attentiveness Assistant, BMW Condition Based Service (Intelligent maintenance system), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Electronic Vehicle Iobiliser, Electric Parking Brake with auto hold function, ISOFIX child seat mounting, rear outward seats, Run-Flat Tyres with reinforced side walls , Three-point seat belts at all seats, including pyrotechnic belt tensioners and belt force limiters in the front, Warning triangle with first-aid kit , Crash Sensor and Dynamic Braking Lights, Emergency Spare Wheel
          -
          Rear Camera
          A camera at the rear of the car to help with parking safely.
          With Guidedlines
          -
          Anti Theft DeviceYesYes
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Knee Airbags
          Airbags positioned at knee level to provide additional protection during a front collision.
          No
          -
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          A secure attachment system to fix child seats directly on the chassis of the car.
          YesYes
          Heads Up Display
          An additional display for the driver placed above the main display or even projected on the windshield, containing speed and trip details, so that the driver's vision stays on the road.
          NoYes
          Sos Emergency AssistanceYesYes
          Blind Spot Monitor
          A function of ADAS that uses radar to alert the driver if there are vehicles behind them that aren't fully visible in their mirror.
          -
          Yes
          Geo Fence Alert
          -
          Yes
          Hill Descent ControlYes
          -
          Hill Assist
          A feature that helps prevent a car from rolling backward on a hill.
          No
          -
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
          360 View CameraNoYes
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYes
          -
          Entertainment & Communication
          Cd PlayerNo
          -
          Cd ChangerNo
          -
          Dvd PlayerNo
          -
          RadioYesYes
          Audio System Remote ControlYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYes
          -
          USB And Auxiliary InputYes
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          -
          Android AutoNoYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          Internal StorageYes
          -
          No. of Speakers
          16
          -
          Rear Entertainment SystemYes
          -
          Additional Features
          464 W Harman Kardon Surround Sound system, BMW Connected Package Professional(Teleservices, Intelligent E-call, Remote software upgrade, MyBMW App with Remote Services, Intelligent Personal Assistant), Digital Key Plus
          Burmester® surround sound system,
          SubwooferNoNo
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          BMW X5 price starts at Rs 96 Lakh & Mercedes-Benz E-Class price starts at Rs 72.80 Lakh in New Delhi. Mercedes-Benz E-Class is cheaper between these two cars.
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