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2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2020 Porsche 911 Review

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

MSRP*: $54,700 to $56,700
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2020 Porsche
911

MSRP*: $110,200 to $133,400
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MPG - City 22 - 23 MPG 17 - 18 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 MPG 23 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 seats 4 seats
Cargo Space 8.8 ft3 Info not available
Engine Inline-4 Horizontal
Transmission Auto Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 255 hp 379 - 443 hp
Exterior Length 184.5 in 177.9 in
Exterior Width 71.3 in 72.9 in
Leg Room Front 42.0 in
Rear 32.0 in
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Head Room Front 38.8 in
Rear 35.6 in
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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
With the Mercedes-Benz C-Class you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Porsche 911, 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). Based on MSRP, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is clearly a better financial choice over the Porsche 911. 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 C-Class carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Porsche 911.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is much slimmer than the Porsche 911, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, which is slightly longer than the Porsche 911.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has about the same turning radius as the Porsche 911, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is significantly less powerful than the Porsche 911. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
With its lower torque, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Porsche 911.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Porsche 911.

Warranty
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche 911.