2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 INFINITI Q50

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 INFINITI Q50

So you’re in the market for a new sedan. Have you considered shopping luxury? Mercedes-Benz and INFINITI are both popular options for those seeking affordable elegance without the strings attached. In this 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 INFINITI Q50 comparison, you’ll notice that both models stand tall when it comes to performance, but how else do they compare? Take a look!

Ok, so maybe performance with these two is less than even. The C 300 gets more horsepower and torque than its rival at 241 and 273 lb-ft respectively, but here’s where the heritage of German craftsmanship comes in to play: despite the greater power, the C 300 also gets better fuel efficiency than the Q50. How does that happen? It all starts with the precision that pulled Mercedes-Benz toward the top of the automotive food chain in the first place. Check out some additional comparisons below.

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Sedan



$40,250 MSRP $36,550
24 city/34 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 23 city/30 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 7-Speed Automatic
241 Horsepower 208
273 lb-ft Torque 258 lb-ft
6.0 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
FWD Drivetrain RWD
6 Number of Airbags 7
Standard PRESAFE® Not Available
Optional Intelligent Cruise Control Not Available
7 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

More Performance Feature Comparisons

Everyone knows the true essence of a luxury car lies in its performance. Neither of these two options fall short there, but the C 300 clearly comes out ahead. As previously mentioned, the power and fuel efficiency in the C 300 outdoes the Q50. While that’s enough to give it the clear advantage, there is more to look at. Consider the transmission speeds in both. With a nine-speed automatic transmission in the C 300, it has more seamless gear changes and better top-end fuel efficiency than the seven-speed automatic in the Q50. Additionally, the Mercedes-Benz sedan comes with an available intelligent cruise control feature, unlike the INFINITI sedan. It allows drivers to set an interval between themselves and the vehicle in front of them so that you’ll never have to adjust your speed in traffic, even if the vehicle in front of you keeps fluctuating between faster and slower speeds.

Now that you know which vehicle performs better, the rest is up to you. Sure, you could go with a boring and average sedan, but you’re better than that. Ready to see the 2018 C 300 in action? Schedule a test drive with World Wide Motors today! Conveniently located in Indianapolis, we’re here to serve all your luxury vehicle needs. Give us a call or stop by!

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