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Red 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Black 2020 mercedes-Benz C-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs C-Class

Starting at $41,400*


Starting at $54,050*
255-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo

Standard Engine

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

Digital Display

13.1 cubic feet
10.25 inches

Cargo Capacity

12.3 inches

64-color ambient lighting


%%di_city_%% drivers have high standards when it comes to their vehicles, and fortunately, that’s easy to find in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and C-Class. It doesn’t matter which model you choose when comparing the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs E-Class, because luxury and performance await you. Understanding the difference between C-Class and E-Class models is easy with Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines. Learn more about the 2020 models in detail below.

What’s the Difference Between C-Class and E-Class Sedans?

The main difference between the C-Class and E-Class sedans is price and features. They both have a similar body style and provide comparable performance. If you’re looking for a new sedan for your Ankeny commutes, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts at an MSRP of only $41,400* while the E-Class starts at $54,050*MSRP. If you want top-of-the-line models, you could pay up to $74,600 MSRP* for the high-end AMG® C 63 S Sedan, or $106,350 for the AMG® E 63 S Sedan. There are five available C-Class trim models in total, and four available in the E-Class trims. Both classes are available as sedans, coupes, or cabriolets, but only the E-Class is available as a spacious wagon.

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

When comparing the performance of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class, you’ll find that both models start with the 255-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 engine. They also have comparable fuel-efficiency ratings and offer exciting engine upgrades for drivers looking for more power:

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Provides 24 mpg city and 35 mpg highway with the standard engine. Also includes engine upgrades like a 385-hp biturbo® V6, 469-hp AMG® biturbo® V8, and a 503-hp AMG® biturbo® V8.
  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Gets 23 mpg city and 32 mpg highway with the standard engine. Gives Ames drivers the options of engine upgrades like the 362-hp biturbo® V6, a 429-hp AMG® Inline-6, and a 603-hp AMG® biturbo® V8.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class Interior Features

All Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles are packed with comfortable amenities and technology features, but the E-Class interior offers more standard features to make that daily commute to Ames a bit more enjoyable. Here’s what you get as standard features:

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

  • 12.3-inch high resolution central digital display
  • Standard ambient lighting
  • 13.1 cubic feet of trunk space
  • 8-speaker audio system
  • Active multicontour front sport seats with built-in massage function
  • Driver and front passenger-seat memory

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • 5-speaker audio system
  • Optional ambient lighting
  • 12.6 cubic feet of trunk space
  • Driver-seat memory function
  • 10.25-inch high-resolution central display

Compare the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs E-Class at Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines

If you live around Urbandale and are ready to take a closer look at the C-Class vs E-Class, it’s time to head to Mercedes-Benz of Des Moines. Review our new Mercedes-Benz special offers and then visit our dealership. We’ll explain all of your options and help you choose the right car for you. Contact us today!

*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.

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