2018 Mercedes-Benz E 400 Coupe vs 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman Coupe
Porsche might have a reputation as a high-class automaker, but their fellow German automaker, Mercedes-Benz, will not be denied their rightful place toward the top of the luxury car food chain. A popular coupe meets another popular coupe in this matchup between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E 400 Coupe vs 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman Coupe, so check out the comparisons below.
Performance is a marquee aspect of performance coupes, and these two don’t fall short in this area. If you’re looking for a little extra boost in power, however, the E 400 Coupe is definitely the way to go. Not only does it beat out the 718 Cayman in horsepower and torque, but it also has a 9-speed automatic transmission (the 718 Cayman only has six speeds). This amounts to a more seamless transition between gear shifts and better top-end fuel efficiency. Take a look at some other comparisons in the table below.
018 Mercedes-Benz E 400 Coupe
2018 Porsche 718 Cayman Coupe
|20 city/26 hwy mpg||Fuel Efficiency||21 city/28 hwy mpg|
|9-Speed Automatic||Transmission||6-Speed Automatic|
|354 lb-ft||Torque||280 lb-ft|
|5.5 seconds||0 to 60 time||Not Specified|
|9||Number of Airbags||7|
|Standard||Power Sunroof||Not Available|
|12.3 inches||Entertainment Screen Size||8 inches|
Comfort and Convenience in the 2018 E 400 Coupe
So you already know who wins in the performance aisle. What about other features like comfort and convenience? To be honest, it’s not really all that close. The E 400 comes equipped with exquisite wood trim throughout the interior as well as leather seats. Both of these features come standard in the E 400 but are a costly extra if you want them in the 718 Cayman. Some other standard features in the E 400 that are either optional or unavailable in its rival include:
- Front power headrests
- Front power memory seats
- Second row split folding bench seat
- Front power lumbar with massage feature
- Heated front seats
- Automatic climate control
- Navigational aid
The essence of Mercedes-Benz is to be an all-in-one luxury package. The E 400 is truly a hidden gem that comes out way ahead of the 718 Cayman. How does it compare to your current vehicle? Find out how to upgrade your ride today by getting in touch with Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis!