Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Price starts at Rs. 74.80 Lakh which is Rs. 15.20 Lakh costlier than base model of Mercedes-Benz C-Class priced at Rs. 59.60 Lakh. The claimed mileage of Mercedes-Benz C-Class (Diesel Model) is 23 Kmpl whereas claimed mileage of Mercedes-Benz E-Class (Diesel Model) is 16.1 Kmpl. In technical specifications, Mercedes-Benz C-Class (Top Model) is powered by 1993 cc engine , while Mercedes-Benz E-Class (Top Model) is powered by 1950 cc engine. The Comparison Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 300d vs Mercedes-Benz E-Class Elite E 350d can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

C-Class vs E-Class

Key Highlights C-Class C 300dE-Class Elite E 350d
Engine Type OM654M 3.0 L in-line 6 cylinder engine
Max Power 261.49bhp@4200rpm 281.61bhp@3400-4600rpm

C-Class vs E-Class Key Highlights

Basic Info C-Class C 300dE-Class Elite E 350d
Rating
66 reviews
56 reviews
Brand Name Mercedes Benz Mercedes Benz
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 62.70 Lakh View On Road Price Rs. 84.90 Lakh View On Road Price
Engine Displacement 1993 cc 2925 cc
Body Type Sedan,LuxuryAll Sedan Cars Sedan,LuxuryAll Sedan Cars
Max Power 261.49bhp@4200rpm 281.61bhp@3400-4600rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 6
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Gear Box 9-Speed TRONIC 9-Speed
Drive Type RWD RWD
Colors
C-Class Colors
E-Class Colors
Fuel Type Diesel Diesel
Boot Space 540 Liters ...
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes ...
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Insurance Rs. 2.69 Lakh C-Class Insurance Rs. 3.55 Lakh E-Class Insurance
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Engine Type
OM654M
3.0 L in-line 6 cylinder engine
Engine Displacement
1993 cc
2925 cc
Battery Capacity
48 V
...
Max Power
261.49bhp@4200rpm
281.61bhp@3400-4600rpm
Max Torque
550Nm@1800-2200rpm
600Nm@1200-3200rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI 2.0
BS VI 2.0
No Of Cylinders
4
6
Transmission
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
9-Speed TRONIC
9-Speed
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
RWD
RWD
Fuel Supply System
ISG
Direct Injection
Kerb Weight
1675 Kg
1980 Kg
Turbo Charger
yes
Mild Hybrid
Fast Charging

Fuel Type
Diesel
Diesel
0-100 kmph
5.7 Sec
6.1 Sec
Fuel Capacity
66 Liters
80 Liters
Top Speed
250 Km/h
250 Km/h
Mileage (City)
20.37 kmpl
...

Suspension Front
Adaptive Damping System
Air Suspensio
Suspension Rear
Adaptive Damping System
Air Suspensio
Brakes Front
...
Ventilated Disc
Brakes Rear
...
ventilated disc
Steering Type
...
Electric
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
...

Dual Tone Dashboard
...
Ventilated Seats
...
Additional Interior Features
AMG floor mats(comes with AMG floor mats), AMG Line interior( The AMG Line interior lends your vehicle a more visible and tangible sense of sportiness. Seats with sporty seat upholstery layout and redesigned headrest, Multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather, with horizontal twin-spokes, flat bottom, deep embossing in the grip area, steering-wheel bezel and steering-wheel paddle shifters in silver chrome, AMG brushed stainless steel sports pedals with black rubber studs, Ambient lighting, Instrument panel and beltlines in ARTICO man-made leather in black nappa look, Centre console in high-gloss black with insert in silver chrome, Air vents with elements in silver chrome, Doors with high-gloss black trim elements and surround in silver chrome as well as switches in silver chrome, Floor mats in black with AMG lettering, Overhead control panel in high-gloss black)
Silver open pore ash wood trim, ARTICO man-made leather with topstitching in Black or Beige and Beige with Tropez Blue,
Leather Seats
...
Rear Seat Headrest
Seating Capacity
5
5
Doors
4
4
Boot Space
540 Liters
...

Alloy Wheels
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
...
Trunk Opener
Smart
...
Additional Exterior Features
Multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather, DIGITAL LIGHT (DIGITAL LIGHT With more than 1.3 million pixels per headlamp),can experience brilliant lighting conditions – constantly adjusted to other road users and to the surroundings. This HD system responds with constantly adapted light to changing traffic, road or weather conditions)AMG Line exterior( The expressive bodystyling of the AMG Line lends the exterior of the C-Class a sporty, exclusive touch. AMG bodystyling consisting of AMG front apron with sporty, air intakes and chrome trim element, diffuser-look AMG rear apron with insert in black plus AMG side sill panels, Radiator grille with Mercedes-Benz pattern and integral Mercedes star as well as louvre in matt iridium silver with chrome insert, Exhaust system with two visible tailpipe trim elements integrated into the bumper, Night package ( The Night Package adds at
AMG body styling, Sporty side skirts,Diamond grille with AMG bumpers,
Rain Sensing Wiper
...
Turn indicators on ORVM
Trunk Light
...
Antenna
...
Length*Width*Height
4751*1820*1437 mm3
5075*1860*1495 mm3
Wheelbase
2636 mm
2636 mm

Addtional Comfort Features
...
Retractable rear touchscreen tablet,Wireless charging in the rear
USB Charger
Front & Rear
...
Central Control Armrest
Available
Available
Tailgate Ajar
Gear Shift Indicator
Luggage Hook and Net
...
Additional Entertainment Features
Burmester 3D surround sound system (15 high-quality speakers with 710 watt)
Burmester® surround sound system,
Smart Entry
...
Memory Functions For Seat
Front
...
One Touch Operating Power Windows
Driver's Window
All
Drive Modes
4
...
No of Speakers
13
...
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
...
Tilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
...
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
...
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
40:20:40 Split
...
Rear Seat Center Armrest
...
Tachometer
Dual Trip Meter
...
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
...
Clock
...
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
...
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
...
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
...
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
...
Follow me home headlamps
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Front & Rear
...
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
Front Door
Front & Rear Door
12V Power Outlets
Bottle Holder
Front Door
Front & Rear Door
Sun Roof
...
Moon Roof
...

Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
Head-Up Display
...
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
Blind Spot Monitor
...
Hill Assist
...
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
360 View Camera
...
Airbags
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
No of Airbags
7
7
Brake Assist (BA)
Traction Control System (TCS)
...
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Advance Safety Features
Tyre pressure monitoring system, TIREFIT, Active Brake Assist, PRE-SAFE
...
Child Safety Lock
Rear Defogger
...

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

  • Classy
  • yet
  • sporty styling
  • refined petrol and diesel engine options available
  • loaded tech package
  • luxurious interior styling

Mercedes-Benz C-Class

  • Ground clearance will become a problem
  • especially over large speed breakers
  • rear seat under-thigh support is average
  • spare tyre reduces usable boot space
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C-Class and E-Class Competitors

Recently Asked User Questions

Q. What is the difference between 2019 and Mercedes Benz E-Class 2020 model?
  • Mercedes-Benz has launched the facelifted E-Class in India at Rs 63.60 to Rs 80.90 lakh(ex-showroom, Delhi). Its wheelbase is longer than the standard model by 205mm. The E-Class follows Mercedes’ latest design language. A new AMG Line variant with a six-cylinder diesel engine is also on offer. The new E-Class gets a makeover at the front and rear end, with sleek headlamps, a wider grille, two-piece tail lamps, and revised bumpers. The silhouette of the side profile remains the same as the previous-gen model. On the inside, it continues to feature the same layout but with a new dual-spoke steering wheel and touch-controlled steering functions. Mercedes offers the E-Class with a 197PS 2.0-litre petrol, a 194PS 2.0-litre diesel, and a 286PS 3.0-litre diesel engine. Paired to a 9-speed automatic transmission, power is transmitted to the rear wheels. Mercedes-Benz E-Class is available in 5 variants and 6 different colours. The facelifted E-Class features Mercedes’ latest MBUX infotainment system, digital instrumentation, a Burmester sound system, three-zone climate control, Mercedes-Me connected car tech with over-the-air updates, powered front and rear seats, ambient lighting, a panoramic sunroof, a wireless phone charger, cruise control, and LED lamps. Safety is covered by seven airbags, ABS with EBD, electronic stability control, tyre pressure monitoring, active brake assist, 360-degree camera, and parking assist with camera and sensors. Follow the link to get more details of E-Class. Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
  • He Mercedes-Benz E-class sedan is getting a more powerful base engine for 2020, and with it, the designation for the four-cylinder model changes from E300 to E350. The updated turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four makes 255 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque, 14 hp more than before and the same amount of torque.

C-Class Vs E-Class Comparison FAQs

Which car is cheaper C-Class vs E-Class?

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is cheaper than Mercedes-Benz E-Class by Rs. 22.20 Lakh.

Which car offers better performance C-Class vs E-Class?

For the C 300d version, 1993 cc Diesel engine of C-Class produces 261.49bhp@4200rpm of power and 550Nm@1800-2200rpm of torque. Whereas for the Elite E 350d version, 2925 cc Diesel engine of E-Class produces 281.61bhp@3400-4600rpm of power and 600Nm@1200-3200rpm of torque

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
  • Exceptional car with supreme comfort.Use it occasionally and haven’t really bothered about the mileage as i use fortuner for my daily commute.

    KALIDINDI VIVEK few weeks ago
E-Class User Reviews

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