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2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2018 BMW 3-Series

BMW 3-Series

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2018 BMW 3-Series

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If you’re looking for a more affordable entry into luxury, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and 2018 BMW 3-Series both provide it. These small luxury sedans are both offered with a standard turbocharged engine and available high-end luxury features, but the Mercedes-Benz model simply offers more to drivers in Gold River, CA and Rancho Cordova, CA.

Standard and Available Engine Performance

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan includes one of Wards’ 2017 10Best Engines and delivers more standard and available power under the hood than the BMW 3-Series:

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan front

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2018 BMW 3-Series

Turbo 2.0L 4-cylinder (241 hp, 273 lb-ft of torque)

Base engine power

Turbo 2.0L 4-cylinder (180 hp, 200 lb-ft of torque)
C63 S Bi-turbo 4.0L AMG® V8 (503 hp, 516 lb-ft of torque)

Max engine power

Turbo 3.0L 6-cylinder (320 hp, 330 lb-ft of torque)

Interior Design

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and 2018 BMW 3-Series are both offered with premium cabin features like advanced multimedia systems, navigation, leather upholstery, and heated front seats. However, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been more recently updated, offering up a more spacious feeling and upgraded materials throughout, including an available cabin air purification system. As noted by “the C-Class’ overall interior design gives off … an old-school luxury impression.”

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan interior


Test-drive the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in El Dorado Hills

The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class is on sale now near Folsom, CA at Mercedes-Benz of El Dorado Hills. Apply to finance the C-Class sedan today at our dealership, or contact us if you have any questions! While you’re here, be sure to check out our comparison between the Mercedes-Benz C 300 and the Lexus IS, as well as our Audi A4 comparison, and our guide to DISTRONIC PLUS®.

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