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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Acura TLX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Acura TLX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $44,700

Acura TLX V6   
Difference: $5,460

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,476

Acura TLX V6   
Difference: $4,245

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassTLX
TrimC300C350eAMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 SV6
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $40,250 $47,900 $53,400 $66,100 $73,700 $36,200
Base Invoice $37,433 $44,547 $49,662 $61,473 $68,541 $34,374
Advanced Lighting Package 1,900 800 1,900 1,050 1,050  
Premium 1 Package 1,250          
Garmin Map Pilot 625 625 625 625 625  
Leather Seating Package 1,950 1,950        
Parking Assist Package 1,090 1,090 1,090 1,090 1,090  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 720 720 720 720 720  
Heated front seats 580 580        
Cooled or ventilated front seats 450 450 450 450 450  
Rear spoiler 350 350        
Blind spot warning system   550        
Premium Package   700        
Interior ambient lighting, configurable   310        
Leather seating surfaces     1,620      
Carbon fiber rear spoiler     700      
AMG Leather Package       2,590    
Advance Package           7,550
Advanced Lighting Package 1,767 744 1,767 977 977  
Premium 1 Package 1,163          
Garmin Map Pilot 581 581 581 581 581  
Leather Seating Package 1,814 1,814        
Parking Assist Package 1,014 1,014 1,014 1,014 1,014  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 670 670 670 670 670  
Heated front seats 539 539        
Cooled or ventilated front seats 419 419 419 419 419  
Rear spoiler 326 326        
Blind spot warning system   512        
Premium Package   651        
Interior ambient lighting, configurable   288        
Leather seating surfaces     1,507      
Carbon fiber rear spoiler     651      
AMG Leather Package       2,409    
Advance Package           7,152
Options (change) 8,915 8,125 7,105 6,525 3,935 7,550
Options (change) 8,293 7,558 6,609 6,070 3,661 7,152
Destination 995 995 995 995 995 950
Gas Tax 0 -4,043 0 0 0 0
Total Price $50,160 $52,977 $61,500 $73,620 $78,630 $44,700
Total Invoice $46,721 $49,057 $57,266 $68,538 $73,197 $42,476

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Acura TLX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Acura TLX V6
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,935
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,647
Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassTLX
TrimC300C350eAMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 SV6
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine241hp I4208hp I4 PiH362hp V6469hp V8503hp V8290hp V6
TransmissionT9T7T9T7T7T9
DrivetrainRWDRWDAWDRWDRWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 5?, 5?, 5590, 13590, 13490, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-17225/45-18225/45-18245/40-18245/35-19225/50-18
Total Price$50,160$52,977$61,500$73,620$78,630$44,700
Adjustments for Features0-775-2,725-1,475-2,175-1,475
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$50,160$52,202$58,775$72,145$76,455$43,225
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,042$8,615$21,985$26,295$0
Total Invoice$46,721$49,057$57,266$68,538$73,197$42,476
Adjustments for Features0-718-2,537-1,373-2,025-1,402
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$46,721$48,339$54,729$67,165$71,172$41,074
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,618$8,008$20,444$24,451$0

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Features Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Acura TLX

Model Year201820182018201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassTLX
TrimC300C350eAMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 SV6
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400 $1400  $1400
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1200 $1200$1200 
RWD$0$0 $0$0 
AWD  $1700   
FWD     $0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction     $0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed     $1000
Cruise control$250$250$250$250$250 
Eco accelerator $100    
Heated steering wheel     $100
Proximity key$250 $250$250$250$250
Remote app$25$25$25$25$25 
Remote climate control$25$25$25$25$25 
Remote start     $150
Remote start via app$75$75$75$75$75 
Semi-automated parking system$500$500$500$500$500 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual     $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350$350$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Cross-traffic warning, rear     $100
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150$150$150$150 
Lane departure warning     $200
Lane keeping assist     $400
Pedestrian detection     $50
Rear side airbags$300$300$300$300$300 
Rollover sensor     $50
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150   
Wide-view rear camera     $0
Cargo Management 
Console with shifter     $150
Console without shifter$150$150$150$150$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support     $100
App support     $100
Apple CarPlay support     $100
Automatic air recirculation$100$100$100$100$100 
Aux input     $50
DVD-Audio-compatible player     $0
Electrically heated windshield     $250
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15$15$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150$150$150$150$150 
Media drive     $15
Satellite radio$200 $200$200$200$200
SD Card slot$25$25$25$25$25 
Surround sound   $250$250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar     $300
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325$325$325$325$325 
Traffic + travel information     $25
Traffic information$25$25$25$25$25 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50$50$50 
Wireless charging station     $75
Exterior 
Body kit $0$0$0$0 
Carbon fiber rear spoiler  $300   
Painted brake calipers (optional)    $0 
Rear spoiler$200$200 $200$200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25$25    
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror     $75
Boost gauge  $75$75$75 
Chronometer  $100$100$100 
Cornering lights$50$50$50$50$50 
Fog light, rear$100$100$100$100$100 
Fog lights     $125
Interior ambient lighting     $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150$150$150$150 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25    
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150$150$150 
Powertrain 
3.6 kW onboard charger $0    
6 kWh battery pack $0    
Active rear differential    $500 
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150$150 
Dual-mode exhaust   $250$250 
Electronically-variable engine mounts (performance-oriented)    $500 
Launch control   $100$100 
Limited-slip rear differential   $300  
Raised top speed limiter    $0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100   $100
Heated second row seats     $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 $200$200$200 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150$150 $150
Memory system, passenger seat$150$150$150$150$150 
Metal pedals  $75$75$75 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150$150$150$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150$150$150$150 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50$50$50 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50$50 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat     $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100$100 
Synthetic suede steering wheel    $150 
Upgraded floor mats     $0
Upholstered instrument panel  $300$300$300 
Wood trim$300$300$300$300$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500$500$500$500 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100    $100
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable $1000    
Alloy wheels$350$350$350$350$350 
Crosswind stabilization$50$50$50$50$50 
Machined alloy wheels     $350
Rear wheel steering     $1500
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0$0$0 
Suggestive steering$0$0$0$0$0 
Total Value of Features$7,140$7,915$9,865$8,615$9,315$8,615
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$775$2,725$1,475$2,175$1,475
Value of Feature Adjustments0-718-2,537-1,373-2,025-1,402

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Specifications Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Acura TLX

Model Year20182018
ModelC-ClassTLX
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.8 in109.3 in
Length184.5 in191.7 in
Width71.3 in73.0 in
Height56.8 in57.0 in
Curb Weight3,418 lb.3,506 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.17.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.1 in37.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.3 in57.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in55.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in42.6 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in36.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in55.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in54.9 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in34.5 in
Cargo Volume12.6 ft314.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested45050%
Total Not Requested45050%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested650100%
Total Not Requested00%
Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Leather Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested80062%
Total Not Requested50038%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350e

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested45069%
Total Not Requested20031%
Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Leather Seating Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100No
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested80062%
Total Not Requested50038%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C43

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Illuminated door sill trim plates100No
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested45050%
Total Not Requested45050%
Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested80062%
Total Not Requested50038%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested45056%
Total Not Requested35044%
Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
AMG Leather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Total Requested900100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested80062%
Total Not Requested50038%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C63 S

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
LED tail lights0No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested45056%
Total Not Requested35044%
Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested80062%
Total Not Requested50038%

Option Package Details
Acura TLX V6

Advance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200No
Heated steering wheel100No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Electrically heated windshield250No
Around view cameras300Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Remote start150No
Wireless charging station75No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Fog lights125No
Rear spoiler200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
DVD-Audio-compatible player0No
Surround sound250Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
HD radio50Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Upgraded floor mats0No
Navigation system600Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Telematics service, such as OnStar300Yes
ELS, 490W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested402573%
Total Not Requested149027%

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