2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 63

MSRP*: $68,100 to $75,700
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2020 Mercedes-Benz
S-Class

MSRP*: $94,250 to $109,750
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Invoice* $64,014 to $71,158 $88,595 to $103,165
MPG - City 18 MPG 17 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 MPG 27 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 12.6 ft3 12.3 ft3
Engine V-8 V-6, V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 469 - 503 hp 362 - 463 hp
Exterior Length 187.2 - 187.3 in 206.9 in
Exterior Width 72.4 in 74.8 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 35.2 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 43.0 in
Head Room Front 37.1 in
Rear 37.1 in
Front 42.1 in
Rear 39.2 in
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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz S-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63, 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 63 is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. 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 63 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 has a smaller turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Powertrain
With its lower torque, the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 as you will in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.