2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2019 BMW 5 Series
2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2019 BMW 5 Series
  273 ft-lbs. 258 ft-lbs.
  9-speed shiftable automatic 8-speed shiftable automatic
Front Head Room
  41.4 in. 38.8 in.

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2019 BMW 5 Series

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The luxury sedan is one of the most affluent automobiles in history and for good reason. These automobiles host premium features such as fine leather, detailed stitching, and flamboyant style. Mercedes-Benz and BMW rank high when it comes to this particular category, and these two automakers have been battling it out for decades. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the 2019 BMW 5-Series are fully loaded for the new year, but which is the more favored vehicle? Here are some contrasting details of both brands, but only one will come out on top.


The 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a top-tier vehicle, especially when it comes to high performance. This includes a 2.0-liter inline-four engine that's turbocharged, a 3.0-liter V6 bi-turbocharged engine and an AMG 4.0-liter V8 that's turbocharged. Depending on the exact trim model, horsepower ranges from 241 to 603. On the other hand, consumers can expect between 273 to 627 pound-feet of torque. The E-300 trim will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 6.2 seconds while the AMG-E sedan will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in as little as 3.3 seconds. The E-Class also comes equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The 2019 BMW 5 Series also provides numerous engine types. The 530i four-cylinder is dynamic as it produces 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. BMW's 550i model is a twin-turbo V8 that produces 456 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque. The 5-Series also offers two other engine types such as a 2.0-liter twin-turbo engine and a 3.0-liter V6. The 5-Series doesn't quite match the overall power of the E-Class, but it's tuned for high performance as it offers integral-active steering as well as 50/50 weight distribution.


The 2019 E-Class has a fluid silhouette thanks to its soft body lines. This low-profile frame is slender in appearance, and there's a huge panel sunroof for upward gazing. Mercedes-Benz offers various exterior paints such as lunar-blue metallic, black, silver metallic, cardinal red, diamond-white metallic, and many more. Of course, Mercedes' iconic emblem is situated up front in the chrome grille, which set between active LED headlamps. Though the E-Class has a longer wheelbase, the profile is very balanced while resting on 19-inch wheels. In addition to that, the vehicle's rear LEDs posses Stardust-reflector technology. The 2019 5-Series share a similar outer shell with its long wheelbase and slender frame. Though this is a luxury sedan, it slightly possesses a sporty design. BMW's kidney-shaped grille sits proudly to the front, but the vehicle's high-gloss elements in the bumper catches the attention. The 5-Series also sports Adaptive-LED lighting for a dynamic appearance. This vehicle looks good, but it falls short when compared to its competitor. BMW does offer accessories for creating a customized look.

Innovative Features

Mercedes-Benz laced the E-Class with various fine features. This includes real-wood interior accents and well-crafted leather seats. The entire cabin has been ergonomically contoured for comfort. Mercedes-Benz's Car-to-X technology can send you updated-vehicular information. Pre-Safe Sound Sensing is advanced technology that delivers a soft noise if the vehicle is heading toward an impending accident. The E-Class also hosts multi-touch controls and a 12.3-inch instrument cluster. The BMW 5-Series is equipped with a fair amount driver-assisted technologies such as rear-wheel active steering and dynamic-damper control. The vehicle's 6.0-inch iDrive display hosts numerous apps as well as navigation. The 5-Series also offers practical features such as wireless charging, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and gesture controls.

Other than some of the advanced-entertainment features, the BMW 5-Series doesn't come close to offering what the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has to offer. If you're intrigued by this phenomenal vehicle, then you should visit the professionals at Mercedes-Benz of McKinney.