2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs E-Class

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

255-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo

Base Engine

255-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo
5.7 seconds

Acceleration (0 to 60 mph)

6.1 seconds
12.6 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

13.1 class feet
10.25 inches

Central Display

12.3 inches

64-color Ambient Interior




Want to navigate Kettering in luxury? Then it’s time to take a test drive in a Mercedes-Benz luxury sedan! Among the popular options at Mercedes-Benz of Centerville, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class stand out for their quality design and engineering. What’s the difference between C-Class and E-Class? Take a look, and find out which model is right for your Springboro travels.

C-Class vs. E-Class: Trim Levels

While both lineups offer plenty of options for Oakwood drivers, the C-Class offers more variety within the standard models and the E-Class offers more AMG® options. However, both models offer your choice of front-wheel drive or 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive. See how the two lineups compare below:

  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    • C 300 Sedan
    • C 300 4MATIC® Sedan
    • AMG® C 43 Sedan
    • AMG® C 63 Sedan
    • AMG® C 63 S Sedan
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    • E 350 Sedan
    • E 350 4MATIC® Sedan
    • E 450 4MATIC® Sedan
    • AMG® E 63 S Sedan
    • AMG® E 53 Sedan

C-Class vs. E-Class: Performance

Both lineups start off with a similar 2.0L inline-4 turbo. While both models offer a base 255 hp, the C-Class has a slightly faster 0 to 60 mph acceleration. However, the E-Class offers the most powerful engine option between the two:

  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    • 385-hp AMG®-enhanced 3.0L V6 biturbo
    • 469-hp Handcrafted AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo
    • 503-hp Handcrafted AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo
  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    • 362-hp 3.0L inline-6 turbo engine with EQ Boost
    • 603-hp Handcrafted AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo
    • 429-hp Handcrafted AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo

C-Class vs. E-Class: Features

Finally, between the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class, both sedans offer top-tier features. Overall, the E-Class sedan interior offers extra comforts and conveniences to make every trip feel even more luxurious.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class:

  • 10.25-inch high-resolution display
  • Digital instrument cluster with 12.3-inch display
  • Front bucket seats
  • Heated front seats
  • 12.6 cubic feet of trunk space

Mercedes-Benz E-Class:

  • 12.3-inch high resolution central display
  • MB navigation
  • Active multicontour front sport seats with massage
  • 64-color LED ambient lighting
  • 13.1 cubic feet of trunk space

Learn More with Mercedes-Benz of Centerville

We’ve gone through the key difference between C-Class and E-Class models, but the best way to find your ideal luxury car is to visit Centerville. Our team would be happy to take you on a test drive in the models of your choice, and go through all the features that you want. If buying a new vehicle is not in the budget, consider a used Mercedes-Benz C-Class or E-Class! Contact us with any questions!


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