2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

vs.

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
$41,600 MSRP*

MSRP

$54,250 MSRP*
5

Trim Levels

5
255-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo

Base Engine

255-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo
12.6 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

13.1 cubic feet
23 city / 35 highway mpg**

Fuel Economy

22 city / 31 highway mpg**
5.7 seconds

0-60 MPH
Performance

6.1 seconds

Are you interested in upgrading your drives with a new luxury Mercedes-Benz sedan? The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-CLass and the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class should be at the top of your list. Both options are sure to make heads turn on the Merced roads, but only one can end up on your driveway. If you’re wondering about the difference between the C-Class and E-Class, check out the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class comparison from Mercedes-Benz of Modesto. Then, explore our inventory to find the model that checks off all your boxes and get in touch with our sales team to schedule your test drive.

 

 

C-Class vs. E-Class: Starting Price and Trim Packages

When it comes to choosing a luxury sedan, drivers want to have multiple options to choose from, which is why car shoppers will be impressed with the five configurations available in each lineup. Even though the C-Class has a lower starting price, you will find a plethora of unique packages that are included with the exclusive upgrades with 4MATIC® and AMG® options. Let’s compare the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class starting prices:

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 

  • C 300 Sedan: $41,400 MSRP* 
  • C 300 4MATIC Sedan: $43,600 MSRP*
  • AMG C 43 Sedan: $56,500 MSRP*
  • AMG C 63 Sedan: $68,600 MSRP*
  • AMG C 63 S Sedan: $76,200 MSRP*

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 

  • E 350 Sedan: $54,250 MSRP* 
  • E 350 4MATIC Sedan: $56,750 MSRP*
  • E 450 4MATIC Sedan: $62,000 MSRP*
  • AMG E 53 Sedan: $73,900 MSRP*
  • AMG E 63 S Sedan: $107,500 MSRP*

C-Class vs. E-Class: Power and Efficiency

When it comes to the efficiency and performance you can get on the Stockton roads, both luxury sedans offer the same impressive base engine and transmission pairing. However, each vehicle produces a reliable fuel economy rating and impressive 0-60 mpg time. Let’s not forget the option of upgrading to the available AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo engine in each lineup for an even more thrilling performance. Check out the difference between the C-Class and E-Class performance specs below:

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Specs

  • 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 255 horsepower 
  • 273 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-60 mph in 5.7 seconds
  • 23 city / 35 highway mpg**

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Specs

  • 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine
  • 9-speed automatic transmission
  • 255 horsepower 
  • 273 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-60 mph time in 5.8 seconds
  • 22 city / 31 highway mpg**

C-Class vs. E-Class: Interior Space and Features

When comparing the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class in terms of interior features, the C-Class offers 12.6 cubic feet of cargo space, while the E-Class offers slightly more space at 13.1 cubic feet of cargo room. Each luxury Mercedes-Benz sedan provides luxurious features and amenities to enhance your Stanislaus drives. Let’s explore the standard interior features for each model below:

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Interior

  • Power front seats with driver-seat memory
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Mercedes me connect Assist Services
  • Remote Start via Mercedes me connect Mobile App
  • Heated front seats
  • 40/20/40-split folding rear seats
  • 10.25-inch high-resolution center display
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
  • Steering wheel with Touch Control Buttons
  • Central controller
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Interior

  • Power front seats with memory
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Mercedes me connect Assist Services
  • Remote Start via Mercedes me connect Mobile App
  • 64-color LED ambient lighting
  • Heated front seats
  • 40/20/40-split folding rear seats
  • 12.3-inch touchscreen multimedia display
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
  • Steering wheel with Touch Control Buttons
  • Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX)
  • Voice Control with Natural Language Understanding
  • “Hey, Mercedes” keyword activation
  • Touchpad controller
  • MB Navigation
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Find Your New Luxury Mercedes-Benz Sedan in Modesto!

Now that you have compared the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class, it’s time to visit our Modesto dealership to test drive your chosen luxury sedan. When you visit us, you can expect the highest quality of service as we work with you one-on-one to find the sedan that’s going to take your Turlock commute to the next level. Be sure to explore our vehicle specials and get pre-approved for financing online right at home. If you have any questions in the meantime, don’t hesitate to give us a call.

 

*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. Options, model availability, and actual dealer price may vary. See dealer for details, costs, and terms.

**EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions, and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.

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