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

New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

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MSRP*
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$72,550
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$55,250
Invoice* $68,197 $51,935
MPG - City 21 19
MPG - Hwy 28 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
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 E 53 than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, due to its larger tank size and better 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). The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 E 53 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

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

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 as you will in the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

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