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Pricewatch: BMW 535d V Mercedes-Benz E230 CDI

FLEET NewsNet looks at how new cars taken on to a typical fleet might perform over the next three years/60,000 miles.

Using data from used car expert CAP Motor Research, we benchmark two cars against each other to see how they perform over the traditional fleet cycle. This week, we compare the BMW 535d Sport Touring auto and the Mercedes-Benz E230 CDI Avantgarde estate auto.

BMW 535d Sport Touring auto
PRICE NEW £41,022

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £29,225/71% £11,797
30,000 18 £25,325/62% £15,697
40,000 24 £21,975/54% £19,047
50,000 30 £19,250/47% £21,772
60,000 36 £16,900/41% £24,122

Source: CAP Motor Research

Mercedes-Benz E230 CDI Avantgarde est auto
PRICE NEW £38,187

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £25,825/68% £12,362
30,000 18 £22,475/59% £15,712
40,000 24 £19,575/51% £18,612
50,000 30 £17,225/45% £20,962
60,000 36 £15,200/40% £22,987

Source: CAP Motor Research

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