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2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$50,405
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$48,500
6 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...

2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Introduced for 2017, the Tesla Model 3 offers a potent and practical electrified powertrain at a significantly lower price than either the Model S sedan or the Model X SUV. Changes for...

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
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
5
writes:
One of two cars I’ve loved. Great car without peer.
writes:
Nice vehicle, but just too may compromises. Lack of instruments make changing mirrors seats... radio tedious....
Handling Ranked 2019 Kia Niro EV EX FWD better.
"Depends on what you call handling.. race track go with Tesla, everyday parking lot , avoiding pot holes and zipping around town. Hard to beat the Niros quick response and quiet ride"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Kia Niro EV EX FWD better.
"NIro is a small SUV, you sit higher and much more natural. Easy to load kids and senior when compared to Model 3. No comparison."
writes:
Poor reliability. Dangerous. Tends to catch on fire spontaneously. Screen controls confusing. Doesn’t hold va...
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"more comfortable. More support"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"Doors can be opened in rear from inside. Safer for kids in accident. "
Value Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"Resale value is higher. Reliability "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"reliability. Safety. ⁿ better looking"

Specs

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Sedan AWD
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City --
120 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
112 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type --
Electric
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
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- 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 -- 42.7 in
Back Legroom -- 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 893 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 184.8 in
Width -- 82.2 in
Height -- 56.8 in
Wheelbase -- 113.2 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
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat
  • Red Multi-Coat
  • Solid Black

Option Packages

  • White & Black Premium Interior
  • Autopilot
  • Full Self-Driving Capability
  • Wheels: 19" Sport

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