2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
255-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo
255-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo
64-color Ambient Interior Lighting
If you want to get more out of every drive through San Diego or Del Mar, comparing the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class is an excellent place to start! Although each is available in a range of body styles, we’ve focused on the popular sedan configurations so you can get an idea of what both models have to offer. Take an in-depth look below, and then find the model you’ve always wanted at Mercedes-Benz of San Diego.
What’s the Difference Between C-Class and E-Class Sedans?
- Starting Price: The 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class range starts at a modest $41,400 MSRP*, while the 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class lineup starts at $54,050 MSRP*.
- Range-Topping Price: If you upgrade with the most advanced 2020 C-Class, you can expect to pay around $75,700 MSRP*. A fully-equipped 2020 E-Class comes in at roughly $107,350 MSRP*.
- Trim Levels: Both the 2020 C-Class Sedan and the 2020 E-Class Sedan are offered in five trims, but the C-Class gives you three AMG® options, compared to two with the E-Class.
Performance: C-Class vs. E-Class
The smaller C-Class is a little bit more efficient than the E-Class. Although both models start off with the same engine, the E-Class provides a more powerful range-topping engine:
- Base Engines: With either the C-Class or the E-Class, you’ll start with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that delivers 255 hp.
- Range-Topping Engines: Each model gives you a range of options to choose from, but only the E-Class offers an AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo engine with 603 hp that can take you from 0-60 in 3.3 seconds. The most powerful C-Class engine offers a still-very-impressive 503 hp and a 3.8-second 0-60 time.
- Fuel Economy: If efficiency is one of your primary concerns, you should know that the base-level C-Class offers 23 mpg city and 35 mpg highway. A comparably-equipped E-Class offers 21 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.
Interior Features: C-Class vs. E-Class
Given that one major difference between C-Class and E-Class sedans has to do with their pricing, you shouldn’t be surprised to learn that the E-Class delivers a little bit more to love, as standard. That said, neither is going to disappoint:2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Interior
- 10.25-inch high-resolution central display
- Dual-zone automatic climate control
- Available digital instrument cluster with 12.3-inch display
- Available customizable ambient lighting
- 12.6 cubic feet of space in the trunk
2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Interior
- 12.3-inch high resolution central display
- COMAND® navigation with 3 years of updates and voice control
- Active multicontour front seats with massage
- Standard customizable ambient lighting
- Available Tri-zone automatic climate control
- 13.1 cubic feet of space in the trunk
Wondering how the C-Class compares to its comparably-priced rivals? Start by pitting the 2020 C-Class vs. BMW 3 Series today.
Find Your Ideal Sedan at Mercedes-Benz of San Diego
Whether you’re leaning towards the new C-Class or the new E-Class, it’s easy to find a luxury sedan with everything that you desire at Mercedes-Benz of San Diego. After you explore our inventory online, you can reach out to our staff if you have any questions about our Mercedes-Benz sedan options!
*Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer