Mercedes CLS 320 CDI vs BMW 635d Sport - specifications

Mercedes CLS 320 CDI vs BMW 635d Sport - specifications

 BMW 635d SportMercedes CLS 320 CDI
On the road price/total as tested"£56,110/£64,640""£43,957/£53,332"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)"N/A/N/A"£24,880/56.6 per cent"
Running costs/contract hire119.9ppm/£947102.9ppm/£764
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£3,209/£5,835""£3,191/£5,802"
"Annual fuel cost (12,000 miles)""£1,949""£2,140"
Insurance group/quote19/£69118/£625
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£560 (Service Inclusive)£200/£310/£200
   
Length/wheelbase"4,820/2,780mm""4,913/2,854mm"
Height/width"1,374/1,855mm""1,403/1,873mm"
Engine"6cyl in-line/2,993cc turbo""V6/2,987cc turbo"
Peak power"282/4,400 bhp/rpm""221/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"580/1,750 Nm/rpm""540/1,600 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"6-spd, auto/rwd""7-spd, auto/rwd"
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel70 litres/run-flats80 litres/space-saver
Boot capacity450 litres495 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,725/450kg""1,815/465kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.4 metres/0.30Cd11.2 metres/0.30Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs (60,000)/3yrs BMW"3yrs (unlimited)/30yrs MobiloLife
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable miles/155Variable miles/136
 
0-60/30-70mph5.7/5.3 secs7.0/6.3 secs
30-50mph in kickdown2.0 secs2.4 secs
50-70mph in kickdown3.3 secs3.9 secs
Top speed155mph153mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph46.7/34.5/8.8 metres46.3/34.4/8.2 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph60/43/58/64dB63/43/58/67dB
Auto Express economy/range30.2mpg/465 miles27.5mpg/484 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined30.7/50.4/40.9mpg26.7/47.9/37.2mpg
CO2 emissions/tax bracket183g/km/26 per cent215g/km/33 per cent
 
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsSix/yes/yes/yesSix/£40/£605/yes
Air-con/clim con/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yes/yes"Yes/yes/£1,120/£320"
Alloy wheels/met paint/xenon lightsYes/yes/yes"Yes/yes/£1,085*"
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Elec sunroof/windows/folding mirrors£935/yes/£260£910/yes/yes
Multifunc steering/adjust reach/rakeYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth"£2,090/£295/yes/£465""£1,990/£360/no/no"
 

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