What's The Difference Between the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class?

At eCarOne in Carrollton, TX, we provide a spectacular array of used luxury vehicles like the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class for drivers in the Plano area. With a variety of premium luxury trims offered by Mercedes-Benz, it can be helpful to understand the differences between models that you are considering to buy. Here will dive in and decipher the main differences between the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class sedans, giving drivers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area the opportunity to confidently choose which used luxury trim model is right for them.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class

For starters, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is significantly less expensive. This also means that the E-Class is better equipped and has more advanced capability and intelligent features, but for what its worth a luxury make like Mercedes-Benz at an affordable price is hard to pass up either way. Let's take a closer look at the C-Class and E-Class models side-by-side:

  • EPA-estimated miles-per-gallon: 22/30 vs. 24/33
  • Overall length: 193.8-inches vs. 184.5-inches
  • Panoramic Roof: N/A vs. Optional
  • Standard tires: Performance vs. All-Season
  • Power Liftgate: N/A vs. Optional
  • Seat Massage function: Optional vs. N/A
  • Remote Engine Start: N/A vs. Optional
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Standard vs. N/A
  • Rear Air Conditioning: Optional vs. N/A
  • Navigation System: Standard vs. Optional
  • Auto-Leveling Headlights: Optional vs. N/A
  • Lane-Departure Warning & Lane Keeping Assist: N/A vs. Optional
  • Active Suspension System: Optional vs. N/A
  • Air Suspension: Optional vs. N/A

Key Takeaways

After looking at both the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and C-Class, it's clear that the E-Class is engineered to be more of a performance vehicle than the C-Class. The C-Class is a quintessential luxury sedan with efficient fuel economy and elegant interior, while the E-Class reigns as a performance-driven vehicle with tons of luxurious features and more specific interior amenities.

To learn more about the Mercedes-Benz E-Class or the C-Class, visit us online or join us in-person at our used luxury dealership in Carrollton, TX, just 18 minutes form the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, and peruse our used inventory to find a Mercedes-Benz that's right for you!

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