2015 Chrysler 300C vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

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Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chrysler 300C than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chrysler 300C and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in the front seats.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chrysler 300C as you will with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chrysler 300C will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Chrysler 300C will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Since the Chrysler 300C is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chrysler 300C, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

The Chrysler 300C has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

The Chrysler 300C has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Chrysler 300C has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chrysler 300C and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chrysler 300C will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

The basic warranty of the Chrysler 300C is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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2015 Chrysler

More Details & Photos New 2015 Chrysler 300C
MSRP*: $38,070 - $44,895

2015 Mercedes-Benz

More Details & Photos New 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
MSRP*: $38,400 - $71,900
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.34% --
City MPG: 18 - 19 18 - 25
Highway MPG: 27 - 31 25 - 34
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $36,700 - $43,048 $35,712 - $66,867

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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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