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

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2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
MSRP
$56,700
Invoice
$53,298
Average Price Paid
$52,818
37 listings nationwide

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2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class
A 220 4MATIC Sedan AWD
MSRP
$35,650
Invoice
$33,511
Average Price Paid
$33,247
424 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
Fair Price
$54,364
Good Price
$51,057
Great Price
$49,166
2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class
A 220 4MATIC Sedan AWD
Fair Price
$33,738
Good Price
$32,421
Great Price
$31,668

Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet AWD
2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class
A 220 4MATIC Sedan AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal 13.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
255 hp @ 5,800 RPM
188 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
221 lb-ft @ 1,250 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 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 Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard 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 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 32 in 33.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.8 cu ft 8.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 882 lbs 1,124 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.5 in 179.1 in
Width 79.4 in 78.4 in
Height 55.8 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 111.8 in 107.4 in

Available Options

2021 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

  • AMG Line
  • DESIGNO Bengal Red Nappa Leather Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • MB Entry Navigation
  • Multimedia Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Cranberry Red, 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
2021 Mercedes-Benz A-Class
A 220 4MATIC Sedan AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Night Black
  • Patagonia Red Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Rose Gold Metallic

Option Packages

  • Burmester Surround Sound System
  • Suspension W/Adaptive Damping System
  • Keyless Go
  • AMG Line
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Driver Assistance Package Lite
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • Illuminated Door Sills
  • Multimedia Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Rear Seat Side Air Bags
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Seats
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Wheels: 18" 5-Spoke W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 19" AMG Multi-Spoke
  • Wheels: 19" AMG Multi-Spoke Black

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