2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 Coupe vs 2018 Porsche Panamera

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 Coupe vs 2018 Porsche Panamera

You might not see many comparisons on our site that include the CLS-Class, but when they do show up, it’s a sweet sight to see. The luxury performance coupe can do a lot for less than many others it goes up against – just like the Porsche we’re comparing it to today. Despite the similarities, there are some noticeable differences so stay tuned as we look at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 Coupe vs 2018 Porsche Panamera.

The first difference worth recognizing is the price. Sure, you already know that you’re going to be paying more for a luxury car. Why pay more than you need to, though? The CLS 550 comes in at a starting MSRP of nearly $10,000 less than the Panamera. Even with this big price difference, it’s not like you’re sacrificing power or luxury. Just take a look at the table below for a closer comparison!

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 Coupe


2018 Porsche Panamera RWD

$75,150 MSRP $85,000
18 city/26 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 21 city/28 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
402 Horsepower 330
443 lb-ft Torque 331 lb-ft
4.9 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
RWD Drivetrain RWD
Standard Automatic Load-Leveling Optional
Standard Genuine Woord Trim Optional
Standard Power Sunroof Standard
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 12 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 Coupe

If you wanted a luxury performance coupe with more power and less money, you may have found it in the CLS 550. It has much more power than its German rival. Hold on to your hat because Mercedes-Benz isn’t finished with the features under the hood. Inside is an exquisite interior with aesthetic design and state-of-the-art features. The drive is further enhanced with standard interior features such as:

  • COMAND® Navigation
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Rearview Camera
  • Illuminated entry system
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • 14-way power front seats with memory
  • LOGIC7® digital sound system
  • NECK-PRO® front head restraints
  • BLUETOOTH® audio streaming

Interested in learning more about the 2018 CLS 550 Coupe? Get in touch with the team here at World Wide Motors in Indianapolis or schedule a test drive here on our website!

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