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2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class in the front seats.

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

Cost
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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz E-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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*: $38,200 - $62,750

2014 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*: $52,200 - $59,000
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,250 Up to $3,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.99% As low as 1.99%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 13 - 22 18 - 21
Highway MPG: 19 - 31 26 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $35,526 - $58,358 $48,546 - $54,870

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