2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan

Driver side exterior view of a white 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-class on the left "vs" Passenger side exterior view of a gray 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class on the right

Sometimes the nomenclature associated with car shopping can become confusing. You know that you want the unrivaled styling and performance of a Mercedes-Benz Sedan but you aren’t exactly sure what the difference between the C-Class and the E-Class are. Here at Mercedes-Benz of Salem we share your passion for precision craftsmanship and first-class cabin features that only a Mercedes-Benz can provide and we can answer all of your questions regarding the 2018 C-Class and the 2018 E-Class right here. Find out all the similarities and differences in standard drivetrain specs, interior space, and cabin features between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the E-Class below.



Standard Drivetrain Specs

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Versus

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2.0L Turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.0L turbocharged Inline 4-Cylinder
241 HP/ 273 LB-FT Horsepower/ /Torque 241 HP/ 273 LB-FT
9-Speed TouchShift® Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission Standard Transmission 9-Speed TouchShift® Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission
24 MPG City/ 33 MPG HWY* Fuel Economy 22 MP City/ 30 MPG HWY
*EPA estimated 33 MPG highway and X24X MPG city with 17.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions **EPA estimated 30 MPG highway and 22 MPG city with 17.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions

Interior Space

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Versus

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

5 Passengers Seating Capacity 5 Passengers
40.9” Front/ 37.1” Rear Headroom 37.9” Front/ 38.2” Rear
41.7” Front/ 35.2” Rear Legroom 41.3” Front/ 35.8” Rear
12.6 Cubic Feet Cargo Room 13.1 Cubic Feet

Both the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class provide standard split-folding rear seats to easily expand upon standard cargo space.


Cabin Features

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Versus

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

7” High Resolution-Display Infotainment Interface 12.3” High-Resolution Display
5-Speaker Stereo Size FrontBass® System
OPTIONAL Leather Seats OPTIONAL
OPTIONAL Heated Seats OPTIONAL

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class provides owners with a much larger standard High-Resolution Display and a better stereo system. Choosing between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class is difficult because they are so similar and eventually the decision comes down to personal taste and budget. Come to Mercedes-Benz of Salem and take both the C-Class and the E-Class for a test drive today and find out which one fits you better.