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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

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BMW 5-Series Mercedes-Benz C-Class

8 reasons to buy BMW 5-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

552 bhp vs 153 bhp

vs

72% or 399 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 8.7 sec. 4.5 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 140 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 33% or 9.83 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 450 liters 13% or 70 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 66 liters 18% or 14 liters
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1800 kg 10% or 200 kg

3 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 105 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 37% or 39 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1500 kg vs 1870 kg 25% or 370 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 12 meters 20% or 2 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 1796 cm3 59% or 2599 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 6 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4910 mm vs 4633 mm 6% or 277 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1997 mm 5% or 106 mm narrower
Height 1456 mm vs 1391 mm 4% or 65 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2760 mm 7% or 204 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)