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Putting the 2020 BMW 7 Series Against the 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

There are many reasons for you to choose a full-size luxury sedan, giving you the space that you'll need for your family without sacrificing the excitement or elegance that will help you enjoy every drive that you take. The 2020 BMW 7 Series has everything you could be looking for, but there are many competitors that get put up against it.

BMW and Mercedes-Benz have always gone head-to-head with their models, and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is what competes with the 2020 BMW 7 Series. Both of these models offer an exciting performance and some of the most advanced features, but we want to help you see which is the one that is right for you.

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2020 BMW 7 Series vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

  • The competitive starting price for both models puts the 2020 BMW 7 Series starts at $86,450 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class at $91,250.
  • There is a hybrid trim in the 2020 BMW 7 Series while there is no S-Class hybrid.
  • Both models come standard with rear-wheel drive and have the option for all-wheel drive.
  • The 2020 model year offers a full redesign for the BMW 7 Series while the 2019 S-Class has not been updated yet.
  • You get better fuel efficiency when you choose the Hybrid 7 Series, offering up to 56 MPGe combined against the S-Class that maxes out at 28 MPG highway.
  • Upgrading to a performance model of each model- the BMW M760i xDrive and the Mercedes AMG S 63 - have comparable max horsepower rating.
  • There is an 8-speed STEPTRONIC automatic transmission in the BMW 7 Series and a 9-speed automatic transmission in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
  • There is just about the same amount of trunk space in each model, allowing you to bring along the same amount of gear into each.
  • The BMW 7 Series offers more standard driver assistance and safety features than the S-Class with options like Forward Collision Assist and Lane Departure Warning not being found on the S-Class base trim.
  • Passengers will stay comfortable with rear seat entertainment systems, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and an exciting infotainment system.

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