Facts and figures

14 Jan, 2013 10:30am
Mercedes E300 B’TEC Hybrid BMW 520d E’Dynamics
On the road price/total as tested £39,645/£47,665 £30,435/£35,065
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000) £16,809/42.4% £15,644/51.4%
Depreciation £22,836 £14,791
Annual tax liability std/higher rate £950/£1,900 £1,033/£2,066
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles) £1,668/£2,781 £1,971/£3,284
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost 26/£358/B/£20 32/£345/C/£30
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service TBC £350 (5yrs/60k)
Length/wheelbase 4,868/2,874mm 4,899/2,968mm
Height/width 1,471/1,854 1,464/1,860mm
Engine 4cyl in-line/2,143cc 4cyl in-line/1,995cc
Peak power/revs 204/4,200bhp/rpm 181/4,000bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 500/1,600Nm/rpm 380/1,750Nm/rpm
Transmission 7spd auto/rwd 6spd manual/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 59 litres/foam 70 litres/run-flats
Boot capacity (seats up) 505 litres 520 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing  1,845/550/2,000kg 1,695/610/2,000kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient 11.3 metres/0.26Cd 12.0 metres/0.27Cd
Basic warranty/recovery 3yrs (unlimited)/3yrs 3yrs (unlimited)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers Variable/136 Variable (1yr)/154
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos. 8th/10th 14th/16th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars 86/77/59/5 95/83/78/5
0-60/30-70mph 7.4/6.7 secs 8.4/8.2 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.1/3.6 secs 3.8/6.3 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th/7th 5.2/8.3/10.2 secs 7.5/11.2 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 150mph/1,550rpm 144mph/1,800rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 55.3/39.5/11.2m 53.6/39.4/9.9m
Auto Express econ (mpg/mpl)/range 46.3/10.2/601 39.2/8.6/604
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph 63/45/58/68dB N/A
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 67.3/67.3/67.3mpg 50.4/72.4/62.8mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 14.8/14.8/14.8mpl 11.1/15.9/13.8mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket 163/109g/km/12% 193/119g/km/17%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensors Six/yes/yes Six/yes/yes
Clim control/leather trim/heated seats Yes/yes/yes yes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights/keyless go £645/£1,290^/no £655/£920/yes
Automatic/stability/cruise Yes/yes/yes No/yes/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth £1,200^/yes/yes £1,580/yes/yes