Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs E-Class

Mercedes-Benz has long been one of the brands to watch in the vehicle market. Whether it comes to their flagship S-Class sedan, one of their elite SUV crossovers, or a smaller model, seeing the Mercedes-Benz star on a vehicle is a good indicator of quality, cutting-edge features, and elite engineering. In this Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs E-Class comparison, we are going to look at two Mercedes-Benz vehicles that are close in size and capability.

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a compact luxury car available in sedan, coupe or cabriolet body style. It is available with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. It has long been considered an elegant entry-level Mercedes-Benz model, though vehicle shoppers looking for a less expensive new model may want to opt for the Mercedes-Benz CLA. Those seeking a little more interior space may want to opt for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. This midsize luxury car is also available in sedan, coupe or cabriolet body styles. We have compared the base sedan body styles of these two vehicles in a recent model year to highlight some of the similarities and differences.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (sedan) vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (sedan)
24/34 mpg Estimated Mileage (city/highway) 22/30 mpg
Compact Segment Size Midsize
$40,000 Estimated Starting MSRP $52,000
12.6 cubic feet Trunk Space 13.1 cubic feet

Highlights of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class

In this Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs E-Class comparison, either one of these luxury models can deliver satisfying features. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class delivers well-rounded comfort, convenience and style, while the Mercedes-Benz C-Class boasts authentic German engineering and luxury features as well. Both models seat five passengers, but the E-Class has a slight advantage when it comes to trunk space. For the 2017 model year, these two models come with a similar base engine in the sedan body style, but the lighter C-Class has an advantages in fuel efficiency.

Either of these models can offer an attractive driving option for luxury shoppers. Those looking for a Mercedes-Benz C-Class or E-Class may be intrigued by the selection of pre-owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles available here at Certified Autoplex near Dallas TX. We have had many recent model years of these vehicles in our pre-owned inventory in the past, and we offer all of our high-quality, recent-model-year vehicles at a significantly lower price point than you can find on a brand new model. Even better, we ship to most of the United States, which gives buyers from outside of Texas more options. If you are interested in learning more about Mercedes-Benz vehicles at Certified Autoplex, contact a member of our sales team.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe seen from the side
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class in black seen from the side
steering wheel and infotainment system on the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
seating in the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class