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2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2020 Toyota 86 Review

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2021 Mercedes-Benz
C-Class

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2020 Toyota
86

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MSRP*
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$47,200 to $49,200
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$27,060 to $30,190
Invoice* $44,368 to $46,248 $25,707 to $28,681
MPG - City 23 - 24 21
MPG - Hwy 32 - 33 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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 C-Class than the Toyota 86. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota 86.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz C-Class you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota 86, 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 C-Class will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Toyota 86, 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 C-Class will cost more in transportation costs than the Toyota 86.

Dimensions
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a little wider than the Toyota 86, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota 86.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota 86.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has about the same turning radius as the Toyota 86, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota 86.

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 Toyota 86. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota 86.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class than that of the Toyota 86.