The new BMW 5 Series has arrived. But is it better than the Mercedes E-Class? To find out I put the two premium saloons head-to-head in a series of tests. I'll compare their design, interior, technology, space and practicality as well as seeing how they both drive. The Mercedes smashed the previous BMW 5 Series in 2016. But will it be able to defend its crown against this all-new 5 Series which actually shares a lot of its parts and technology with the larger, more expensive 7 Series? Watch to find out.

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Comments

    • skully_traps
      skully_traps

      Literally all of the BMW’s interior’s are the same. You cannot deny it

      about 30 minutes ago
    • Nandan Pillai
      Nandan Pillai

      6:39 does the Merc do that electriconically or is that just the suspension. It is just too much squat for a normal car

      about 19 hours ago
    • Henry Discipline
      Henry Discipline

      Ditching the run flats would be a good idea, that's 520d engine is horrible.

      about 3 days ago
    • hawx
      hawx

      No doubt Mercedes E - class for Executives and BMW 5 for owners who will feel after buying that 5 bucks was less what they got as interior+ exterior

      about 4 days ago
    • iMixi 765
      iMixi 765

      Bmw Engine and body

      mercedes interior

      audi led thechnology and quattro drivetrain


      vw fuel economy


      =The best car in the world

      about 6 days ago
    • Z Lawson
      Z Lawson

      *Mercedes wins all categories except the bias opinion of the infotainment screen*

      *Loses to 5 series*

      about 11 days ago
    • Kevcrave
      Kevcrave

      Tbh I still prefer the front seat from the F10. The current 5 series front seats are terrible. The seat from the e class is even worst. Too small and not supportive.

      about 14 days ago
    • Ian Smith
      Ian Smith

      It all basically comes down to personal preference, but why are you comparing a trash panda to a great dane?

      about 16 days ago
    • rohit ashrith
      rohit ashrith

      Classic nadal vs rafa game

      about 18 days ago
    • The focus Guy
      The focus Guy

      I prefer the Mercedes because it's a Mercedes

      about 19 days ago
    • Souhaj
      Souhaj

      Mercedes

      about 25 days ago
    • simersimersimer
      simersimersimer

      you confused me bro..can you be more specific, which one to choose? :)

      about 25 days ago
    • mike grey
      mike grey In reply to simersimersimer

      simersimersimer the German one

      about 9 days ago
    • Najam us Saqib Minhas
      Najam us Saqib Minhas

      I agree with the conclusion of the video

      about 28 days ago
    • Dejan Stjepanovic
      Dejan Stjepanovic

      Was the mercedes realy flaster??

      about 29 days ago
    • Raghuvar Music
      Raghuvar Music

      Merc is best

      about 1 month ago
    • Tech divulge
      Tech divulge

      Can you please review the BMW 5 series and the Audi A6

      about 1 month ago
    • Ed Valvonis
      Ed Valvonis

      No Doug score?

      about 1 month ago
    • Siddh Shah
      Siddh Shah

      In India or China, the E-Class comes with a Long Wheelbase as standard - Standard reclining rear seats! Its Unbelievably better here, but in any other country it would be a tough call between the two

      about 1 month ago
    • ishalmania
      ishalmania

      no led lights on bmw? thats why it looks bad

      about 1 month ago
    • Spy Targaryen
      Spy Targaryen

      Mat is a cunt and a big supporter of BMW so don’t bother listen to his crap he says absolute shit with his cunt of a mouth

      about 1 month ago
    • legionandglory
      legionandglory

      What do you mean uber black drivers love this car???

      about 1 month ago
    • The Truth
      The Truth

      E-class is still leading the luxury class

      about 1 month ago
    • The Truth
      The Truth In reply to The Truth

      +Sir Bufton Tufton Yeah, you should ask them why they drive those lol, stop embarrassing yourself! It shits on the others in every way, that's why it looks down on those wannabes

      about 26 days ago
    • Sir Bufton Tufton
      Sir Bufton Tufton In reply to The Truth

      +The Truth Only for Stuttgart taxi drivers

      about 26 days ago
    • The Truth
      The Truth In reply to The Truth

      +Sir Bufton Tufton You sir have no idea. This is and has always been the benchmark

      about 26 days ago
    • Sir Bufton Tufton
      Sir Bufton Tufton In reply to The Truth

      It's a luxury cruise ship, but falling behind the Volvo S90, and now way behind the 5 Series and A6.

      about 27 days ago
    • mohamed abdellatif
      mohamed abdellatif

      Exterior better for Mercedes, interior is for bmw, although he has chosen a very bad interiors color , Mercedes screen looks like an Chinese TAB with white lighting, pleasure is for BMW , durability for Mercedes, performance is bmw , stability is Mercedes, that’s it and it was always like this.

      about 1 month ago
    • Ciprian Dascalu
      Ciprian Dascalu

      The front seats look wider in the BMW, which is not to say that the Merc's seats are not comfortable but the comfort seats in the BMW are just fantastic. At the end of the day choosing between the 5 series and the E class will remain a question of preference - if you've been a BMW fan like me all your life it's not very likely that you'll choose the E class, but on the other hand if you've owned 2 generations of E class Mercs I'm sure you're gonna stick with it.

      about 1 month ago
    • AHellReign
      AHellReign

      5 series is trash wtf do you mean are you HIGH the Merc has more to offer

      about 1 month ago
    • constantin58
      constantin58

      A few things BMW is better than Merc and Audi at is seat comfort(sport package), handling, front and rear legroom space, transmission, multimedia, brakes, maintenance cost after warranty. The front styling is the most boring in it's class though. (It used to be the coolest)

      about 1 month ago
    • Mercedes Benz
      Mercedes Benz

      BMW 5 series is for a wealthy, cool man. Merceces E-class is for a boring old man.

      about 1 month ago
    • regerbryan
      regerbryan

      For these prices you can get a beautiful jaguar

      about 2 months ago
    • IndirectFever
      IndirectFever

      When you say the Mercedes looks nice, Mercedes just copied the design of an 90s crown vic.

      about 2 months ago
    • Maaz Sheikh
      Maaz Sheikh

      Where did you borrow that e class from? That's the same e class from most car reviewing youtube channels

      about 2 months ago