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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class
4 Dr 420SEL Sedan
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2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
MSRP
$55,950
Invoice
$52,593
Average Price Paid
$50,951
91 listings nationwide

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class
4 Dr 420SEL Sedan
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2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class
4 Dr 420SEL Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$63,950
6 listings nationwide

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2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$62,682
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class
4 Dr 420SEL Sedan

If legroom is what you crave in a luxury automobile, then the 1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class, and specifically the 420SEL, might just be what you're looking for, especially if you're see...

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
Christian Wardlaw Preview:

For 2020, every Mercedes-Benz C-Class receives more standard equipment. Mercedes-Benz makes its AMG Drive Unit, which is a driver-selectable traction system, optional for the AMG 43 co...

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

1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class
4 Dr 420SEL Sedan
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Michael 1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class 4 Dr 420SEL SedanReview:

Fantastic Black Beauty — This car has remained in great shape. Garaged most of it's life and still looks new. This car has be...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Frank3555 1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class 4 Dr 420SEL SedanReview:

Dream Car — love the car its a beauty noproblems except new waterpump performancenails it everytime not lackin t...

Primary Use: Family transportation

migration_stangar2 1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class 4 Dr 420SEL SedanReview:

Elegant And Lovely To Drive — Just ran my 87 420sel to Yucatan. 2900mls took 8 days. 178000 mls on it. Changed the chain guides b...

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
Sparthan writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 BMW M4 better.
"Its just like GRRRRR and the mercades reminds me of a dinner plate ."
Front Seats Ranked 2020 BMW M4 better.
"The seats are just soft and comfy the mercades is rigid and weird"
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GuruXZZ35 writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Acura TLX V6 A-Spec FWD with Technology Package better.
"Comfort"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Acura TLX V6 A-Spec FWD with Technology Package better.
"Seemed like a larger trunk. "

Specs

1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class
4 Dr 420SEL Sedan
2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
17 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
201 hp @ 5,200 RPM
255 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
228 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10.5:1
Displacement
4,200 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.9 in 42 in
Back Legroom 39.6 in 32 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 8.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 882 lbs
Exterior
Length 208.1 in 184.5 in
Width 71.7 in 79.4 in
Height 56.7 in 55.5 in
Wheelbase 121.1 in 111.8 in

Available Options

1991 Mercedes-Benz 420-Class
4 Dr 420SEL Sedan
2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • DESIGNO Selenite Grey MAGNO
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • 12.3" Digital Instrument Cluster
  • AMG Line
  • DESIGNO Bengal Red Nappa Leather Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • MB Entry Navigation
  • Multimedia Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Cranberry Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Wheels: 19" 10-Spoke
  • Wheels: 19" AMG MULTISPOKE
  • Wheels: 19" AMG MULTISPOKE W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 19" Twin 5-Spoke

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