2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

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2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class


2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
$41,600 *MSRP


$54,250 *MSRP
2.0L Inline-4 turbo engine

Base Engine

2.0L Inline-4 turbo engine
12.6 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

13.1 cubic feet
10.25-inch high resolution center display

Central Display

12.3 inch multimedia central display

64-color Ambient Interior Lighting


Mercedes-Benz is synonymous with luxury, so you can’t go wrong with any of the models in their impressive line-up. It’s simply a matter of finding the right fit for your needs and budget; your choice will surely exceed your expectations. Compare the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class with Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield, and then see both models in person at our dealership!



Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Price and Trim Options

When you compare the C-Class vs. E-Class, you will quickly discover that you can’t go wrong with either option. Exploring the variance in price is the first step to take when comparing the two:

  • 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: The starting price for the base-level C 300 Sedan is $41,600* MSRP. The model line-up also includes the C 300 4MATIC® Sedan, which starts at $43,600 *MSRP. Four trim upgrades are available, including three AMG® models. The top of the line AMG® C 63 S Sedan has a starting MSRP of $76,200*.
  • 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: The starting price of this sedan is $54,250* MSRP. There are three available upgrades, including two AMG® models, and each builds on the standard features of the base-level E 350 Sedan. The top of the line AMG® E 63 Sedan has a starting price of $107,500* MSRP.

C-Class and E-Class Body Styles: We’ve covered the differences between C-Class and E-Class sedans, as they are the most popular amongst Norwalk and Weston drivers. However, the C-Class is available in a Coupe and Cabriolet configurations. The E-Class is also available as a Coupe, a Wagon, and a Cabriolet.


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

The C-Class and the E-Class both come standard with the same 2.0L Inline-4 Turbo Engine, which offers an impressive 255 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. The difference is in their fuel economy:

  • Up to an EPA-estimated 23 mpg city and 35 mpg highway** with the C 300
  • Up to an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway** with the E 350

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers three engine upgrades:

  • 385-hp AMG®-enhanced biturbo® V6
  • 469-hp AMG® biturbo® V8
  • 503-hp AMG® biturbo® V8

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class offers three engine upgrades, as well:

  • 362-hp turbocharged Inline-6
  • 429-hp Inline-6 with electric auxiliary compressor
  • 603-hp AMG® biturbo® V8


2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Interior Design and Amenities

While the performance of each model is comparable, you will notice some important differences between their standard feature suites:

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Standard Interior Feature Highlights:

  • Natural Grain Brown Ash trim
  • Heated front seats
  • Power front seats with driver seat memory
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Standard Interior Feature HIghlights:

  • All-LED exterior lighting
  • Power tilt/sliding tinted glass sunroof
  • 64-color ambient LED lighting
  • Heated front seats
  • Power front seats with memory
  • Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX)
  • Voice Control with Natural Language Understanding
  • HD Radio receiver


Drive Home to Fairfield in Your New 2021 Mercedes-Benz Today

No matter which sedan you choose, you are sure to turn heads when you take the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class or the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class out on the roads of Westport. You have the basic outline of what the models have to offer, and now you need to visit for a test drive! Contact us with any questions, and let Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield walk you through our program today.


*Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Options, model availability and actual dealer price may vary. See dealer for details, costs and terms.
**EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.



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