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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD
MSRP
$43,400
Invoice
$40,796
Average Price Paid
$40,553
220 listings nationwide

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2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
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C 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD
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CS Sedan RWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$50,524
2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$73,653
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Sedan 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...

2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

In the world of German performance cars, the BMW M3 is one of the most prestigious names of all time. The latest version is very different from the original. The latest M3 is a luxuri...

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

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD
No User Reviews
2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
writes:
Serious Performance for a sedan Can drive a family of more than 3
Power Ranked 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Coupe RWD better.
"Little Lighter/25 more hp to crank "
Handling Ranked 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Coupe RWD better.
"Because it does...it’s a coupe not a sedan "
5
writes:
Handling Ranked 2018 Nissan GT-R Premium AWD worse.
"Designed for curvy road and not a straight line like the GT-R"
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Nissan GT-R Premium AWD worse.
"Has more aggressive styling at a more affordable price point. Great Daily Driver!!!"
5
writes:
Power Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 63 S AMG better.
"Horsepower and torque of V8 Bi-turbo."
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 63 S AMG better.
"AMG performance seats."

Specs

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD
2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain --
RWD
Fuel Economy, City --
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 15.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
454 hp @ 6,250 RPM
Torque --
442 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders --
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10.2:1
Displacement --
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.31 in x 3.53 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 42 in
Back Legroom -- 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 12 cu ft
Exterior
Length -- 184.5 in
Width -- 80.2 in
Height -- 56.1 in
Wheelbase -- 110.7 in

Available Options

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • 3-Zone Climate Control
  • 12.3" Digital Instrument Cluster
  • AMG Line
  • DESIGNO Platinum White Pearl/Black Nappa Leather
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • MB Entry Navigation
  • Multimedia Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Ventilated Front Seats
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Panorama Sunroof
  • Wheels: 19" AMG MULTISPOKE
  • Wheels: 19" AMG MULTISPOKE W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke W/Black Accents
2018 BMW M3
CS Sedan RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Frozen Dark Blue II
  • Lime Rock Grey
  • San Marino Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Executive Package
  • M Carbon Ceramic Brake

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