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

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Nissan Maxima Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $43,325

Nissan Maxima Platinum   
Difference: $7,475

Lowest Total Invoice: $40,315

Nissan Maxima Platinum   
Difference: $7,002

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassMaxima
TrimC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 SPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $40,250 $53,400 $66,100 $73,700 $40,940
Base Invoice $37,433 $49,662 $61,473 $68,541 $38,212
Garmin Map Pilot 625 625 625 625  
Premium 1 Package 1,250        
Leather Seating Package 1,950        
Parking Assist Package 1,090 1,090 1,090 1,090  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 720 720 720 720  
Rear spoiler 350       405
Heated front seats 580        
Panoramic sunroof 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000  
Heated steering wheel 250        
Cooled or ventilated front seats 450 450 450 450  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only 850 850   850  
Sunshade, rear, power 440 440 440 440  
Leather seating surfaces   1,620      
Carbon fiber rear spoiler   700      
AMG Leather Package     2,590    
Illuminated door sill trim plates         375
Body kit         420
Floor mats         300
Garmin Map Pilot 581 581 581 581  
Premium 1 Package 1,163        
Leather Seating Package 1,814        
Parking Assist Package 1,014 1,014 1,014 1,014  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 670 670 670 670  
Rear spoiler 326       344
Heated front seats 539        
Panoramic sunroof 930 930 930 930  
Heated steering wheel 233        
Cooled or ventilated front seats 419 419 419 419  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only 791 791   791  
Sunshade, rear, power 409 409 409 409  
Leather seating surfaces   1,507      
Carbon fiber rear spoiler   651      
AMG Leather Package     2,409    
Illuminated door sill trim plates         291
Body kit         349
Floor mats         234
Options (change) 9,555 7,495 6,915 5,175 1,500
Options (change) 8,889 6,972 6,432 4,814 1,218
Destination 995 995 995 995 885
Total Price $50,800 $61,890 $74,010 $79,870 $43,325
Total Invoice $47,317 $57,629 $68,900 $74,350 $40,315

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Nissan Maxima

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Maxima Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,140
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,759
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassMaxima
TrimC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 SPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine241hp I4362hp V6469hp V8503hp V8300hp V6
TransmissionT9T9T7T7CVT-7
DrivetrainRWDAWDRWDRWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 5?, 5590, 13590, 13?, 11
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/50-17225/45-18245/40-18245/35-19245/45-18
Total Price$50,800$61,890$74,010$79,870$43,325
Adjustments for Features-1,335-3,960-2,810-3,5100
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$49,465$57,930$71,200$76,360$43,325
Cost Above Minimum$0$8,465$21,735$26,895$0
Total Invoice$47,317$57,629$68,900$74,350$40,315
Adjustments for Features-1,243-3,687-2,616-3,2670
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$46,074$53,942$66,284$71,083$40,315
Cost Above Minimum$0$7,868$20,210$25,009$0

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Features Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Nissan Maxima

Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassC-ClassMaxima
TrimC300AMG C43AMG C63AMG C63 SPlatinum
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400$1400   
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1200$1200 
7-speed manually-shiftable CVT    $1100
RWD$0 $0$0 
AWD $1700   
FWD    $0
Accessories 
Active noise reduction    $0
Adaptive cruise control    $750
Cruise control$250$250$250$250 
Heated steering wheel$100   $100
Remote climate control$25$25$25$25 
Remote start    $150
Remote start via app$75$75$75$75 
Semi-automated parking system$500$500$500$500 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200$200$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear    $100
Forward collision warning$200$200$200$200 
Knee airbag, driver$100$100$100$100 
Moving object detection, front    $25
Moving object detection, rear    $25
Predictive forward collision warning    $250
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100$100 
Rear side airbags$300$300$300$300 
Rollover sensor    $50
Temporary spare tire    $150
Tires, run-flat$150$150   
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat    $40
Cargo net    $40
Console with shifter    $150
Console without shifter$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 
Aux input    $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150$150$150$150 
Rear seat USB outlets (optional)    $0
SD Card slot$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 
Traffic + travel information    $25
Traffic information$25$25$25$25 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50$50 
Exterior 
Body kit $0$0$0$0
Carbon fiber rear spoiler $300   
Laminated front side windows    $200
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0 
Rear spoiler$200 $200$200$200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25    
Boost gauge $75$75$75 
Chronometer $100$100$100 
Compass$0$0$0$0 
Fog light, rear$100$100$100$100 
Fog lights    $125
Interior ambient lighting    $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display    $250
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50$50 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential   $500 
Automatic start / stop$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 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100   
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200$200$200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150 $150
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat    $50
Memory system, passenger seat$150$150$150$150 
Metal pedals $75$75$75 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150$150$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150$150$150 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50$50 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat    $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Synthetic suede steering wheel   $150 
Upholstered instrument panel $300$300$300 
Wood trim$300$300$300$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500$500$500 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100    
Crosswind stabilization$50$50$50$50 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0$0 
Suggestive steering$0$0$0$0 
Total Value of Features$6,615$9,240$8,090$8,790$5,280
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,335$3,960$2,810$3,510$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,243-3,687-2,616-3,2670

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Specifications Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Nissan Maxima

Model Year20182018
ModelC-ClassMaxima
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.8 in109.3 in
Length184.5 in192.8 in
Width71.3 in73.2 in
Height56.8 in56.5 in
Curb Weight3,418 lb.3,472 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.1 in39.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.3 in56.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in54.2 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in45.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.1 in36.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in55.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in53.5 in
Row 2 Legroom35.2 in34.2 in
Cargo Volume12.6 ft314.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300

Garmin Map Pilot
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Total Requested725100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Satellite radio200Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested650100%
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

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

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

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
Nissan Maxima Platinum

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo net40No
Cargo mat40No
First-aid kit15No
Total Requested7544%
Total Not Requested9556%

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