Mercedes-Benz 500-Class vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E Sedan
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2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
MSRP
$55,950
Invoice
$52,593
Average Price Paid
$50,937
80 listings nationwide

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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E Sedan
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2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$80,400
2 listings nationwide

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2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$62,387
6 listings nationwide

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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E Sedan

For 1993, Mercedes-Benz expanded its 500-Class line by introducing the next-generation 500SEC Coupe, which joined two sedans (the 500E and 500SEL) and the 500SL convertible. Like th...

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.

1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E Sedan
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Sa 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class 500E SedanReview:

Cool Car — It is pretty old so i have to think about getting a new one. It has lasted me a long time and thats...

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

1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E 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
18 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
315 hp @ 5,600 RPM
255 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
347 lb-ft @ 3,900 RPM
273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
10.5:1
Displacement
5,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.35 in
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 41.5 in 42 in
Back Legroom 33.5 in 32 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 8.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 882 lbs
Exterior
Length 187.2 in 184.5 in
Width 70.7 in 79.4 in
Height 55.4 in 55.5 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 111.8 in

Available Options

1993 Mercedes-Benz 500-Class
500E 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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