2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
E-Class

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MSRP*
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$58,500
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$64,950 to $67,450
Invoice* $54,990 $61,053 to $63,403
MPG - City 19 23
MPG - Hwy 27 30 - 31
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 4 4
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 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class requires fewer visits to 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz E-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 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, 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 E-Class, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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 E-Class. The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

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