2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 vs. 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 vs. 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

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2020 Porsche
718 Boxster

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MSRP*
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$64,750
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$59,600 to $72,000
Invoice* $60,865 --
MPG - City 18 19 - 20
MPG - Hwy 25 24 - 26
Engine(s) V-6 Horizontal
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

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 Porsche 718 Boxster, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Porsche 718 Boxster. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is about the same width as the Porsche 718 Boxster. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Porsche 718 Boxster.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 has a larger turning radius than the Porsche 718 Boxster, 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 Porsche 718 Boxster.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 offers greater seating capacity than the Porsche 718 Boxster, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 has less cargo capacity than the Porsche 718 Boxster, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche 718 Boxster.