2020 Acura RLX vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 | NewCars.com

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2020 Acura RLX vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 Review

New 2020 Acura RLX

2020 Acura
RLX

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

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MSRP*
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$54,900
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$55,950
Invoice* $50,947 $52,593
MPG - City 20 19
MPG - Hwy 29 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Acura RLX than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, the Acura RLX may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Acura RLX will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Acura RLX or the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura RLX and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Acura RLX is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Acura RLX, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Drivetrain
The Acura RLX has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Acura RLX has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Acura RLX has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura RLX and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. The Acura RLX has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Warranty
The Acura RLX comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.