2021 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class | NewCars.com

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2021 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review

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2021 Hyundai
Ioniq Hybrid

MSRP*: $23,400 to $31,400
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2021 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

MSRP*: $47,200 to $49,200
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Invoice* $22,665 to $29,938 $44,368 to $46,248
MPG - City 54 - 58 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
MPG - Hwy 56 - 60 MPG 32 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 10.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Front-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 104 hp 255 hp
Exterior Length 176.0 in 184.5 in
Exterior Width 71.7 in 71.3 in
Leg Room Front 42.2 in
Rear 35.7 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 32.0 in
Head Room Front 38.2 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 38.8 in
Rear 35.6 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in the front seats.

Convenience
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, 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). Based on MSRP, the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

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