2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

When it comes to finding the right luxury model, there are many factors to consider ranging from performance to interior space to features. In this 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class comparison, we are going to look at the midsize and compact sedan options from Mercedes-Benz to see which one best fits unique driving needs. Each of these models comes loaded with premium features and capability.

Both the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 come with a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder turbocharged engine rated for 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The smaller 2018 C-Class has a slight advantage in both 0-60 mph acceleration times and fuel efficiency. However, the midsize 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class has a slightly larger trunk (13.1 cubic feet compared to 12.6 cubic feet) and comes with some attractive standard technology that is an option, or not available, on the smaller Mercedes-Benz model.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz E 300 Sedan vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Sedan
$52,950 Starting MSRP* $40,250
22/30 mpg Fuel Economy (city/highway)** 24/33 mpg
6.2 seconds 0-60 Acceleration 5.8 seconds
13.1 cubic feet Cargo Space 12.6 cubic feet

Standard Technology on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class and C-Class

Both models in this 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class comparison are authentic Mercedes-Benz models, which means that they deliver premium luxury and quality. However, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class does come with a few more standard features than the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. While PRESAFE® is standard on both models, only the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class also comes with PRESAFE® Sound, which can help protect driver and passenger hearing in some situations.***

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class also comes with a standard 12.3-inch display for the infotainment system (compared to the 7-inch display on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class), Car-to-X communication technology, and a 64-color LED ambient lighting system. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is also available with an elite lighting system, but it does not come standard.

Are you interested in learning more about one of these Mercedes-Benz sedans in the Houston TX area? The team here at Star Motors Cars would be glad to help you find the new Mercedes-Benz E-Class or C-Class that fits your needs. Contact us today!

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class in silver seen from the side
angled side view of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan
2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class driver cockpit
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class driver cockpit seen from the driver's side

*MSRP for a includes transportation charge. Excludes all options, taxes, title, registration, and possible dealer prep. Options, model availability, and price may vary.

**EPA estimated mileage. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

***PRESAFE® closes the side windows when the system's sensors detect side movements that suggest a possible rollover. A small gap is left near the fully closed position. Seat and head restraints adjust only when equipped with memory system. Audio/multimedia system must be turned on for PRESAFE® Sound system to operate.