Pre-Owned BMW 5 Series vs Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Finding the right used vehicle for you can be a tough choice. With used vehicles, the choices are even more expansive than new automotive shopping. There are countless years, models, makes, and trim specifications from which to choose. And at Queens Auto Mall, Inc., we have an expansive inventory, bringing you the variety of choice, but also giving those who are indecisive, perhaps a bit too much to chew. So, how do know what great model should be on your “To Buy” list? We suggest placing them side by side.
Mercedes-Benz and BMW have long been staples in the luxury car market. They consistently bring stellar performance and refined craftsmanship to the automotive market. The 5 Series and the C-Class are similar vehicles at first glance, but differ depending on their year and trim levels. We’ll go over a basic look at each car so you can be better prepared to make a decision. With such great models at your disposal, along with the variety of our inventory, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in your next vehicle.
The main determining factor between the BMW 5 Series and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the feel of the drive. Each model is built for superior performance, but the real question is what feels right for you -- the quicker response of the smaller Mercedes-Benz, or the smooth and sophisticated power of the BMW 5 Series?
The designs of the two models are in line with the brand’s traditional looks. The BMW signature style features more curved lines and a flowing exterior look to its body, while the Mercedes-Benz is traditionally cut sharper in its exterior lines. Both models are aerodynamically engineered and meant to give an impression of precision.
Thankfully, due to their efficient engineering, both of these models gain an impressive fuel efficiency. The fuel rating will vary depending on the year, trim level, and driving habits of the individual in question, as well as the engine specifications of the vehicle you choose. The BMW, as it is slightly larger than the Mercedes-Benz will have a little variation in fuel efficiency, but not by much. Either is a smart choice for your next vehicle.
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Both vehicles are sedans. The BMW fits the midsize luxury sedan description, and the Mercedes-Benz is a compact luxury sedan. They each will hold five passengers, but the BMW will ultimately give you more wiggle room, as it is a roomier model in its design. Both are comfortable in their interiors, and depending on which year and trim level you choose, equipped with advanced technologies, and driver-centered controls. Featuring a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine in their starting trim levels, they both deliver great driving experience.
Interior differences in the BMW 5 Series and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class will highly depend on the year, trim level, and specific packages with which the car you are considering was built. Both of these luxury labels produce vehicles that are equipped with top of the line technology, excellent features, high grade gadgets, and meticulously crafted interiors built with the driver in mind. In this category, it will be a close call. Both models can be both sporty and luxurious, varying depending on which model, color, trim, and interior specifications you choose.
Pricing for the two models is determined by their year and trim level. Each are priced fairly closely if they are similar in mileage, year, and grade level. But what you’ll love about each is that they’re efficient, reliable, and built to last. Each have a reputation for retaining their trade-in value and for keeping the depreciation curve to a minimum. These brands have a loyal customer base for a reason.
Want to know exactly what the difference is between the pre-owned BMW 5 Series vs pre-owned Mercedes-Benz C-Class? Come see what we have to offer in our inventory. The real way to choose between cars is to test them out. Our experienced staff can help you choose the features you want out of your pre-owned luxury vehicle and pick out models that are tailored to you. We’ll take these rival models for a test drive and you can see for yourself which one has the upper hand. Call us at (718) 523-9090, stop by in person, or contact us online! Let us help you find the right pre-owned luxury vehicle for you!