2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz SL 450 | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz SL 450 Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

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New 2019 Mercedes-Benz SL 450

2019 Mercedes-Benz
SL 450

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MSRP*
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$64,750
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$89,150
Invoice* $60,865 $83,801
MPG - City 18 20
MPG - Hwy 25 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 4 2
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
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, drivers may find the Mercedes-Benz SL 450 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz SL 450 you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, 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). Based on MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz SL 450. 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 SL 450 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz SL 450, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz SL 450.

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 SL 450.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz SL 450, 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 SL 450.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz SL 450, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 has significantly less cargo room than the Mercedes-Benz SL 450, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz SL 450.