Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Avalon Hybrid than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, drivers may find the Toyota Avalon Hybrid a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
With the Toyota Avalon Hybrid you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 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 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is much higher than that for the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
Since the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is much slimmer than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has less cargo capacity than the Toyota Avalon Hybrid, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class than that of the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
Compare the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
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MSRP*: $35,800 - $60,250
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MSRP*: $35,555 - $41,400
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|City MPG:||13 - 22||40|
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|Engine(s):||Inline-4, V-6, V-8||Inline-4|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$33,294 - $56,033||$32,000 - $37,260|
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