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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2014 Volkswagen CC Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen CC than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Volkswagen CC 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 Volkswagen CC, 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). The Mercedes-Benz C-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Volkswagen CC, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 will cost more in transportation costs than the Volkswagen CC.

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

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Volkswagen CC.

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 Volkswagen CC. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen CC, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class than that of the Volkswagen CC.


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2015 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*: $38,400 - $48,590

2014 Volkswagen
CC

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MSRP*: $31,795 - $42,895
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.49% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 19 - 24 17 - 22
Highway MPG: 27 - 31 25 - 32
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Not Tested Good
Invoice*: $35,712 - $45,189 $30,491 - $41,136

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