Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs. Porsche Panamera

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
241 hp
330 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L Inline
3.0L Turbocharged V6

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Optional
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/55HR17 - Y
P265/45YR19 - P275/40YR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
115.7 in.
116.1 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.1 ft.
37.4 - 39 ft.

Length

Length
193.8 in.
198.8 in.

Width

Width
73.7 in.
76.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3792 - 3935 lbs.
4001 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
241 hp
330 hp

Torque

Torque
273 ft. lbs.
331 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.4 gal.
23.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 mpg
23 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
29 - 30 mpg
27 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Porsche Panamera

Body Style

Body Style
4MATIC Sedan - Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Large Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4 - 5

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3792 - 3935 lbs.
4001 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 - 25 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
19 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 - 30 mpg.
27 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
3.0 L/183

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
421
G1F

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.35
5.97

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.24
3.24

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25
2.08

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.64
1.42

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21
1.05

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.84

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.80
5.22

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 - 7.4
8.0

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
R02, R03, R06
Q02 - Q04

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
R02, R03, R06
Q02 - Q04

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17, P245/40HR19, P245/45HR18, Y
P265/45YR19, P275/35VR21, P275/35YR21, P275/40VR20, P275/40YR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17, P245/40HR19, P245/45HR18, Y
P295/40YR19, P315/30VR21, P315/30YR21, P315/35VR20, P315/35YR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.
19 X 9 - 21 X 9.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 19 X 8 in.
19 X 10.5 - 21 X 11.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.1 ft.
37.4 - 39 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.7 in.
13.8 - 16.5 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in.
13 - 16.1 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.4 gal.
23.7 gal.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
115.7 in.
116.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
193.8 in.
198.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.7 in.
76.3 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.8 in.
56 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
63.6 in.
65.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
63.7 in.
65 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86
0.68

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72
0.53

Model Group

Model Group
E-Class
Panamera

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury High
Luxury High

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
3.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4