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

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $59,667

Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350e   
Difference: $11,448

Lowest Total Invoice: $55,274

Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350e   
Difference: $10,931

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820172017
ModelC-ClassE-ClassE-Class
TrimC350eE300AMG E43
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $47,900 $52,150 $72,400
Base Invoice $44,547 $48,500 $67,332
Advanced Lighting Package 800    
Garmin Map Pilot 625    
Sunshade, rear, power 750    
Driver Assistance Package 2,250    
Parking Assist Package 1,090    
Fragrance atomizer 350    
Power trunk closer 250    
designo Package 3,800    
Heated front seats 580    
Smartphone integration 350    
Head-up display (HUD) 990    
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 500 590  
Panoramic sunroof 1,000 1,090 1,090
Cooled or ventilated front seats 450 450 450
Interior ambient lighting, configurable 310    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 720 720 720
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   1,900  
Premium 3 Package   11,250 7,300
Leather seating surfaces   1,620  
Rear side airbags   420 420
Wood trim     0
Sunshades, second row     380
Advanced Lighting Package 744    
Garmin Map Pilot 581    
Sunshade, rear, power 698    
Driver Assistance Package 2,093    
Parking Assist Package 1,014    
Fragrance atomizer 320    
Power trunk closer 233    
designo Package 3,534    
Heated front seats 539    
Smartphone integration 326    
Head-up display (HUD) 921    
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel 465 549  
Panoramic sunroof 930 1,014 1,014
Cooled or ventilated front seats 419 419 419
Interior ambient lighting, configurable 288    
Metallic paint (extra cost) 670 670 670
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable   1,767  
Premium 3 Package   10,463 6,789
Leather seating surfaces   1,507  
Rear side airbags   391 391
Wood trim     0
Sunshades, second row     353
Options (change) 14,815 18,040 10,360
Options (change) 13,775 16,780 9,636
Destination 995 925 925
Gas Tax -4,043 0 0
Total Price $59,667 $71,115 $83,685
Total Invoice $55,274 $66,205 $77,893

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350e
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $9,733
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $9,334
Model Year201820172017
ModelC-ClassE-ClassE-Class
TrimC350eE300AMG E43
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine208hp I4 PiH241hp I4396hp V6
TransmissionT7T9T9
DrivetrainRWDRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 5590, 13590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/45-18x-245/40-19
Total Price$59,667$71,115$83,685
Adjustments for Features0-1,715-5,165
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$59,667$69,400$78,520
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$9,120
Total Invoice$55,274$66,205$77,893
Adjustments for Features0-1,597-4,808
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$55,274$64,608$73,085
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$8,477

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Features Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year201820172017
ModelC-ClassE-ClassE-Class
TrimC350eE300AMG E43
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1200  
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400$1400
RWD$0$0 
AWD  $1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, road sign aware $1150$1150
Automated lane change $300$300
Eco accelerator$100  
Proximity key $250$250
Sunshades, second row$125 $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0
Active safety seat bolsters $0$0
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver $0$0
Evasive maneuver assist $200$200
Rollover sensor $50$50
Vehicle-to-X (V2X) communication $0$0
Cargo Management 
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50$50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50
App support $100$100
CD player$125  
Media drive $15$15
MP3-compatible player$50  
Navigation map updates, three years $0$0
Satellite radio $200$200
Surround sound $250$250
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Traffic information$25  
Wireless charging station $75$75
Exterior 
Body kit$0 $0
Rear spoiler  $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Adaptive headlights $200$200
Analog clock$25$25 
Boost gauge  $75
Chronometer  $100
Compass$0  
Cornering lights$50  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display  $250
Large energy flow and fuel economy display$25  
Steering-linked headlights$150  
Powertrain 
3.6 kW onboard charger$0  
6 kWh battery pack$0  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Automatic seat bolsters, driver $300$300
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger $300$300
Leather door panel trim$250  
Leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150
Massage, driver seat $100$100
Massage, passenger seat $100$100
Metal pedals  $75
Rapid-heating front seats $0$0
Synthetic suede headliner  $650
Upholstered instrument panel$300 $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 $0
Suggestive steering$0  
Total Value of Features$3,575$5,290$8,740
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,715$5,165
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,597-4,808

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Specifications Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20182017
ModelC-ClassE-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.8 in115.7 in
Length184.5 in193.8 in
Width71.3 in73.7 in
Height56.8 in57.8 in
Curb Weight3,418 lb.3,793 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.1 in37.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.3 in57.8 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in38.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in36.2 in
Cargo Volume12.6 ft313.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350e

Advanced Lighting Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Cornering lights50No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Total Requested60092%
Total Not Requested508%
Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Speed limit information0No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Blind spot collision prevention150Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested1950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Parking Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
designo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather door panel trim250No
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Special interior trim0No
Dark-colored headliner (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Total Requested150086%
Total Not Requested25014%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300

Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable
FeatureValueRequested?
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable1000Yes
Adaptive dampers - electrical400Yes
Total Requested1400100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras500Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware900Yes
Automated lane change300No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Active safety seat bolsters0No
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Power decklid350Yes
Rapid-heating front seats0No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300No
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Ionizing air filtration50Yes
Fragrance atomizer200Yes
Adaptive headlights200No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Wireless charging station75No
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200No
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Surround sound250No
Proximity key250No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Burmester, 590W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Collision preparation system, rear100Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot intervention150Yes
Total Requested547568%
Total Not Requested262532%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class AMG E43

Premium 3 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Head-up display (HUD)350Yes
Around view cameras300Yes
Speed limit information0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed and road sign aware900Yes
Automated lane change300No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Active safety seat bolsters0No
Automated stopping system, inattentive driver0No
Rapid-heating front seats0No
Automatic seat bolsters, driver300No
Automatic seat bolsters, front passenger300No
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights250Yes
Ionizing air filtration50Yes
Fragrance atomizer200Yes
Adaptive headlights200No
Cross-traffic detection for collision preparation system0Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100Yes
Lane keeping assist system400Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Blind spot intervention150Yes
Total Requested332569%
Total Not Requested150031%

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