Luxury Sedan Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class

Mercedes-Benz Sedan MississippiFiguring out which luxurious Mercedes-Benz sedan to drive around Mississippi doesn’t have to be a huge challenge. Every Mercedes-Benz is an excellent purchase thanks to its high-end materials, reliability, powerful engines, and, of course, the customer care. That said, some drivers will prefer the sizing and features of the C-Class sedan while others will find it easier to see themselves behind the wheel of the E-Class sedan.

C-Class vs. E-Class: The Size and Price

There are two obvious differences between the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class models. The E-Class is larger and has a price tag to match this. While both offer coupes, if you are looking for a sedan, the C-Class starts at $39,500** while the E-Class has a starting MSRP of $52,150**. Since the E-Class is larger, you can expect a bit more rear legroom and trunk storage, although either model has seating for five passengers.


Standard Features and Latest Innovations

As two luxurious Mercedes-Benz models, there are numerous similarities between the features that come standard on the C-Class and E-Class sedans, such as the COMAND infotainment system, a tilt-and-telescoping power steering wheel, and a sunroof. Even the more affordable C-Class models always have mbrace telematics and front collision warning with mitigation. The E-Class is all-new for 2017, which means you get access to the latest Mercedes-Benz technology, including features not yet available on other models. For example, the E-Class has PRE-SAFE Sound that emits “pink noise” that will get your ears ready for the noise of a collision to reduce aural injuries.


Mercedes-Benz Engines

You will also notice a few variations in terms of engines available in the C-Class and E-Class sedans. The E-Class always has a 241 horsepower engine. Meanwhile, the C-Class lets you pick from this 241-horsepower engine or one of the other engines with 362, 469, and 503 horsepower. Of course, each of those increases in power does require an upgrade in price.

To compare the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class sedans in greater detail or for expert assistance choosing between the two classes, visit Mercedes-Benz of South Mississippi in D’Iberville, Mississippi.


**MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) excludes tax, license, registration, and options. A delivery, processing, and handling fee may be charged separately. Dealer prices may vary.