2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS vs 2016 BMW 6 Series

Luxury shoppers seeking a premium luxury vehicle with elegant styling will be intrigued by both of the vehicles in this 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS vs 2016 BMW 6 Series comparison. The four-door 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS is a slightly larger vehicle that maintains the lean, sloping lines of a coupe, while the 2016 BMW 6 Series comes in either coupe or convertible body styles. The larger Mercedes-Benz option looks great, and also offers significantly more livable space than the BMW: trunk space clocks in at 15.3 cubic feet for the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS, while the 2016 BMW 6 Series offers just 13 cubic feet in the coupe body style. The convertible has even less space, with just 12.3 cubic feet total and 10.6 with the top down.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS vs 2016 BMW 6 Series
$66,900 Starting MSRP $77,600
Four-door coupe Body Style Coupe, convertible
15.3 Trunk Space (cubic feet) 13 (coupe), 12.3 (convertible)
329 hp (turbo 3.0-L V6) Base Horsepower 315 hp (turbo 3.0-L inline-6)

Engine performance on the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS

When it comes to looking at the engine and trim options of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS vs the 2016 BMW 6 Series, both vehicles can deliver on premium performance. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS400 comes with a 3.0-liter biturbo V6 engine that delivers 329 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque. Moving up to the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 offers an even more impressive 402 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque thanks to its elite 4.7-liter V8 biturbo engine. In contrast, the base 3.0-liter turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine in the 2016 BMW 640i offers just 315 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. The BMW model also has a significantly higher starting MSRP than its Mercedes-Benz rival.

Both of these vehicles also offer premium luxuries. Features like dual-zone automatic climate control, heated seats, driver memory settings, and lumbar support are all standard. However, even when it comes to interior comfort the Mercedes-Benz offers a touch more luxury. It comes standard with 10-way adjustable front seats while the BMW offers only six-way power adjusting front seats as standard. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS400 also comes standard with Bluetooth phone and audio compatibility, a navigation system, and forward collision warning systems.

For more information on this comparison, or to explore our Mercedes-Benz CLS inventory, contact a member of the Aristocrat Motors team specializing in Mercedes-Benz vehicles today.

view of the brown leather seats of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS
grey 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS parked on a building
red 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS in front of the ocean
dashboard view of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS
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