Mercedes-Benz 300-Class vs Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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1996 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class
SDL
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A
2014 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
CL 550 4MATIC
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$116,600
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1996 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class
SDL
No Expert Reviews
2014 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
CL 550 4MATIC
Rob Feeman Preview:

Now in the final year of its third generation, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class luxury coupe receives only minor updating for 2014. All CL-Class trims get a Premium 2 Package, which adds a r...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1996 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class
SDL
Casper01 writes:
Back Seats Ranked 1966 Mercury Comet better.
"Larger !!!*"
2014 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
CL 550 4MATIC
10
PhillyVance writes:
Fast as hell, only downfall is how hard the price drops on this
GuruTZJYF writes:
I did purchase this car

Specs

1996 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class
SDL
2014 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
CL 550 4MATIC
Powertrain 7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City --
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 23.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
429 hp @ 5,250 RPM
Torque --
516 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
Cylinders --
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10.5:1
Displacement --
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.66 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 4 seats
Front Legroom -- 42.2 in
Back Legroom -- 32.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 14 cu ft
Exterior
Length -- 199.4 in
Width -- 73.7 in
Height -- 55.8 in
Wheelbase -- 116.3 in

Available Options

1996 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class
SDL
2014 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
CL 550 4MATIC

Exterior Colors

  • ANDORITE Gray Metallic
  • Black
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Diamond White Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Magnetite Black Metallic
  • Monarch Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Verde Brook Metallic

Option Packages

  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Illuminated Door Sills (Set of 2)
  • SPLITVIEW
  • Sport Package
  • Sport Package Plus One
  • Wheels: 19" Multi-Spoke Light-Alloy
  • Wheels: 20" 10-Spoke

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