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2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

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New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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MSRP*
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$57,450
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$73,700
Invoice* $54,003 $69,278
MPG - City 19 21
MPG - Hwy 27 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-6
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 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 as you will with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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). Based on MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. 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 AMG C 43 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is slightly shorter than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.