2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 Lincoln MKZ

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 Lincoln MKZ

New for 2018 is a sedan that changes the way we see sedans. While some people view their cars as a mere form of transportation, Mercedes-Benz knows better. Once the road gets long and the discomfort sets in, you’re going to want something more than just a cheap beater. If you’re ready to see some top models and figure out which is best for you, take a look at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs 2018 Lincoln MKZ.

Performance is split pretty evenly when you just compare the horsepower and torque, but there’s more to a performance sedan than that. The C 300 gets better fuel efficiency than its rival, which is an important factor to consider since those costs can add up over time. Additionally, the C 300 has three more transmission speeds than the MKZ which amounts to smoother gear changes and better top-end fuel efficiency. Check out some more comparisons in the table below.

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Sedan


2018 Lincoln MKZ Premiere FWD

$40,250 MSRP $35,605
24 city/33 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 21 city/31 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
241 Horsepower 245
273 lb-ft Torque 275 lb-ft
5.8 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
FWD Drivetrain FWD
9 Number of Airbags 7
Optional Cooled Seats Not Available
Standard ATTENTION ASSIST® Not Available
7 inches Entertainment Screen Size 7 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2018 C 300

You might look at the price tag on these two and figure that going with the MKZ is the way to go. After all, it’d be an easy way to save $4,400. Not so fast. While budgeting is important, the C 300 more than makes up for the higher MSRP when you consider all the extras it has. The innovative spirit that stamps the heritage of Mercedes-Benz is prevalent in the C 300, extending far beyond just excellent performance. It includes state-of-the-art technology and extraordinary comfort and convenience features. Some of those features that are unavailable in the MKZ include:

  • Genuine wood trim

  • Leather seating

  • Front power lumbar

  • Front cooled seats

  • Navigational aid

  • Vehicle location system

  • Power sunroof

  • Intelligent cruise control

  • Rain sensing wipers

  • and much more!

Interested in owning the 2018 C 300? Here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis, we make it easy for anyone to own a luxury sedan. Get all the exquisite serenity your heart desires while paying less than you thought you would. Give us a call or schedule a test drive today!

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