2018 Porsche 718 Cayman vs. 2018 Mercedes Benz E-Class

When it comes to power brands in the world of cars, you will recognize the Porsche and the Mercedes Benz as strong competitors. Along the line of cars these brands offer, you can compare the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman with that of the 2018 Mercedes Benz E-Class. These two supercars will impress you because of their names but what is in these cars that you will love better? Discover more through this comparison.

Design & Style

The 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman may be an update of the previous models but you will see how welcoming the face of the cabin is, the same personality that it shares with its brothers of the same car model. Inside it, you will be impressed by its 911-ish style, an expensive model from the Porsche brand. The comfy seats are really great to experience.

In the world of Mercedes, the 2018 Benz E-Class, will also impress you with its classic beauty. It has been made out of the best quality materials. Inside this car is an impressive, and comfortable cabin as well. The rear seats have been compromised though, because of the presence of a sloping roofline on it.

Technology & Safety

In terms of technology and safety features, we can list down as many as we can with the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman. Going to the more important ones, however, you will find a remarkable and dependable infotainment system. On top of that, the safety features are great too with the inclusion of forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, and automatic emergency braking, among all other driver aids to love in this car model.

When looking at the 2018 Mercedes Benz E-Class, you will also find the very impressive features that you want in your dream car, at least some of them. The high-resolution display for its touchscreen interface is great. It has also been gifted with a semi-autonomous driving feature. However, the controls found on the steering wheel are alarming. They are too sensitive to the touch that you do not want hitting them at any given point.


Maximizing its power with a result of 329 horsepower and 354lb-ft of torque, the 2018 Mercedes Benz E-Class feels stiff with the inclusion of a V6, 3.0-liter engine under its hood. This is especially so when driving over rough roads. If you are looking for a smooth ride, it is better to go for the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman. Its four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine yields up to 280lb-ft of torque and 300 horsepower.

The Bottom Line

Do you think you must still go for the 2018 Mercedes Benz E-Class after reading this? With this comparison, you have seen that the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman is a better choice over the Benz E-Class.

Ready to Schedule a Porsche 718 Cayman Test Drive Today?

Feel how it is like to drive a luxury car offering the total package like that of what the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman offers. You can drive this stellar car here with us at Manhattan Motorcars. We are located in New York, and we are servicing the needs of car buyers in the Tri-State area. Visit us today at our showroom or call us to book your Porsche 718 Cayman test drive appointment in advance.

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