2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class comparison image

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class comparison image

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Mercedes-Benz C-Class


Mercedes-Benz E-Class
$41,400* MSRP


$54,050* MSRP
2.0L inline-4 turbo

Base Engine

2.0L inline-4 turbo


12.6 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

13.1 cubic feet
10.25 inches

Central Display

12.3 inches

64-color Ambient Interior Lighting


The Mercedes-Benz lineup represents the kind of world class engineering that you won’t find just anywhere. So, if you’re trying to pick your next vehicle, just which model should you choose between the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class? Take a look at our guide to discover the difference between C-Class and E-Class:

2020 C-Class vs. E-Class: Pricing

Let’s start with pricing of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class. Depending on your budget, you might find that one lineup gives you more options than the other. For example, the C-Class has a starting price of just $41,400 MSRP* while the E-Class starts at $54,050 MSRP*. Additionally, the C-Class has five trim levels to explore with the high-end AMG® C 63 S Sedan starting at $74,600 MSRP*. The E-Class has four trims with the high-performance AMG® E 63 S Sedan as its crowning glory at $106,350 MSRP*.

2020 C-Class vs. E-Class: Performance

When you’re choosing between powerhouse models like the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class, performance is probably on the top of your mind. Let’s break down the specs of both:

  • Base Engine: Both models start with a 255-hp 2.0-liter turbocharged I4.
  • Base Fuel Economy: The C-Class is slightly more efficient, generating 24 mpg city and 35 mpg highway. The E-Class achieves 23 mpg city and 32 mpg highway with the same engine.
  • Upgraded Engines: The C-Class offers upgrades like the 385-hp biturbo V6, 469-hp AMG® biturbo V8, and 503-hp AMG® biturbo V8. The E-Class offers a 362-hp biturbo V6, a 429-hp AMG® Inline-6, and a 603-hp AMG® biturbo V8 – the most powerful option of either lineup.

2020 C-Class vs. E-Class: Luxury Features

And finally, all Mercedes-Benz vehicles offer phenomenal luxury features that make you feel like royalty while driving through Maumee. Take a look at the key differences between the C-Class and E-Class:

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

  • 10.25-inch high-resolution central display
  • 5-speaker audio system
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Driver-seat memory function
  • Optional ambient lighting
  • 12.6 cubic feet of trunk space

2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

  • 12.3-inch high resolution central display
  • 8-speaker audio system
  • Active multicontour front sport seats with massage function
  • Driver and front passenger-seat memory
  • Standard ambient lighting
  • 13.1 cubic feet of trunk space


Schedule A Test Drive In A Mercedes-Benz Today

Explore the 2020 C-Class vs E-Class in person at Vin Devers Autohaus of Sylvania and see which is right for your needs in the Sylvania area. Preview our C-Class sedan inventory or E-Class Sedan inventory and contact us to set up your test drive!

*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. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer.

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