2016 BMW M235 vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

Comparison Review

With the Mercedes-Benz C-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW M235, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW M235 is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW M235 will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Since the BMW M235 is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The BMW M235 is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which may make it easier to park.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW M235 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

The BMW M235 has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the BMW M235 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW M235 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW M235 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

The BMW M235 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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Compare the 2016 BMW M235 and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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2016 BMW

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MSRP*: $44,150 - $46,150

2017 Mercedes-Benz

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MSRP*: $42,650 - $44,650
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.26% --
City MPG: 20 23
Highway MPG: 30 - 31 29 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $41,120 - $42,960 $39,665 - $41,525

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.