2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
S-Class

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
AMG C 43

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MSRP*
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$94,250 to $109,750
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$55,950
Invoice* $88,595 to $103,165 $52,593
MPG - City 17 - 19 19
MPG - Hwy 27 - 28 N/A
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 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 S-Class than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. 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 43.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43, making it more convenient to drive.

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 S-Class 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 S-Class and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz S-Class 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 S-Class, 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
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class 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 S-Class 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 S-Class and the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Mercedes-Benz S-Class as you will in the Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43.

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