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2019 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 Review

New 2019 Chevrolet Corvette

2019 Chevrolet
Corvette

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300

2020 Mercedes-Benz
SLC 300

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MSRP*
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$60,400 to $125,400
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$49,950
Invoice* $56,414 to $117,124 $46,953
MPG - City 13 - 16 23
MPG - Hwy 19 - 25 N/A
Engine(s) V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 2 2
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Corvette and the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Corvette, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Chevrolet Corvette will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300, 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 Chevrolet Corvette will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Corvette is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Corvette, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Corvette does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Corvette has a much more powerful engine than the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Corvette and the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Chevrolet Corvette as you will in the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Corvette is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Mercedes-Benz SLC 300.