2017 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2017 BMW 320i

Looking for a luxury sedan? There are plenty of sedan options out there, but not quite as many top-quality options. These decisions can’t be weighed lightly since you’re typically spending more for them, but nothing beats the feeling of knowing you picked the right one. If you can afford to spend a little more on a plethora of extra features, you may find out that the investment was worth it. For those deciding between two of the most recognized luxury brands in the industry, we’ll lay out those comparisons here. Get ready for a showdown between the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs the BMW 320i.

While Mercedes-Benz vs BMW has grown into one of the most notorious rivalries, they often come out close in their comparisons. That’s not really the case with the C-Class vs the 3-Series, though. Check out the chart below to see how the giants stack up in similar categories.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2017 BMW 320i
241 Horsepower 180
273 lb.-ft. Torque 200 lb.-ft.
24 city/34 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 23 city/35 hwy mpg
14 Exterior Color Options 11
2 Number of Front Screens 1
40/20/40-split Rear Seat Type Bench
Front and Rear Seatbelt Pretensioners Front

A big advantage the C 300 has over the 320i is the power difference. The higher horsepower and torque means much more efficient acceleration, which gives its drivers a feeling of control over their car. What’s more impressive, though, is that despite the difference in power the combined gas efficiency is the same. It takes extraordinary craftsmanship to pull that off, but Mercedes-Benz has a talented team of engine designers that make every effort to uphold the high standards set forth by the automotive company. Add in a wealth of safety and aesthetic options to customize the car toward your specifications and you’re left with a fascinating piece of beauty in the 2017 C 300.

There you have it. We can compare the two side by side all day, but numbers are just numbers. Sitting behind the wheel is a whole new experience that can’t be explained, so come check out the 2017 C 300 for yourself here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis! Our sales team will help you find the right fit and have you on the road in no time.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class front grille exterior
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class steering wheel
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class on the road
2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class center console

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