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2020 BMW 430 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

New 2020 BMW 430

2020 BMW
430

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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MSRP*
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$53,100 to $55,100
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$53,950 to $55,950
Invoice* $49,885 to $51,745 $50,713 to $52,593
MPG - City 22 - 23 21
MPG - Hwy 32 - 34 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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 BMW 430 than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The BMW 430 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 430 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz C-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). Whether you pick the BMW 430 or the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 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 BMW 430 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW 430 is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. When looking at overall length, the BMW 430 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the BMW 430 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Handling
The BMW 430 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the BMW 430 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 430 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the BMW 430 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Warranty
The BMW 430 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.