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2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
MSRP
$73,900
Invoice
$69,466
Average Price Paid
$69,600
43 listings nationwide

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2021 BMW M5
AWD
MSRP
$103,500
Invoice
$96,755
Average Price Paid
$100,254
260 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
Fair Price
$71,480
Good Price
$67,984
Great Price
$65,985
2021 BMW M5
AWD
Fair Price
$102,217
Good Price
$98,849
Great Price
$96,923

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The fifth generation of Mercedes-Benz’s mid-range E-Class debuted in 2017, but for 2021 it already gets another redesign to keep things fresh and interesting against rivals like the Au...

2021 BMW M5
AWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The 2021 BMW M5, which has been the benchmark for midsize luxury performance sedans for nearly four decades, gets refreshed styling and feature updates for the 2021 model year. This BM...

Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
2021 BMW M5
AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.1 gal 20.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
429 hp @ 6,100 RPM
600 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
384 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
553 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
4,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.64 in
3.5 in x 3.48 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.7 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 36.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 14 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 900 lbs
Exterior
Length 195.2 in 196.4 in
Width 81.3 in 83.7 in
Height 57 in 58 in
Wheelbase 115.7 in 117.4 in

Available Options

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
AMG E 53 4MATIC Sedan AWD
2021 BMW M5
AWD

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