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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$43,400
Invoice
$40,579
Average Price Paid
$39,621
2,288 listings nationwide

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100D AWD
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C 300 4MATIC AWD
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100D AWD
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The compact-sedan end of the luxury-badged market has historically been filled with cars that, while premium, were decidedly short of luxurious. The introduction of the entry-level CLA...

2018 Tesla Model S
100D AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Tesla broke the luxury car market wide-open with its Model S in 2012, the first electric mass-market car able to comfortably seat five people and get a decent amount of range between r...

Specs

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC AWD
2018 Tesla Model S
100D AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
101 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
102 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Electric
Power
255 hp @ 5,800 RPM
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Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
9.8:1
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Displacement
2,000 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard 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
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD 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 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.7 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 35.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.6 cu ft 28.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,056 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.5 in 196 in
Width 79.5 in 86.2 in
Height 56.8 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 111.8 in 116.5 in

Available Options

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Burmester Premium Sound System
  • Keyless Go
  • 12.3" Digital Instrument Cluster
  • AMG Line
  • Blind Spot Assist
  • DESIGNO Platinum White Pearl/Black Nappa Leather
  • DESIGNO Saddle Brown/Black Nappa Leather
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • Leather Seating Package
  • MB Entry Navigation
  • Multimedia Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Seats
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Panorama Sunroof
  • Wheels: 18" MULTISPOKE W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 18" Twin 5-Spoke
  • Wheels: 19" AMG MULTISPOKE
  • Wheels: 19" AMG MULTISPOKE W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke W/Black Accents
2018 Tesla Model S
100D AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Enhanced Autopilot
  • Full Self-Driving Capability
  • Premium Upgrades Package
  • Sunroof
  • Black W/Light Headliner, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim
  • Black W/Light Headliner, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim W/Black/Cream Premium Interior
  • Black W/Light Headliner, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim W/White Premium Interior
  • Black, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim with Black/Cream Interior
  • Cream, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim with Black/Cream Interior
  • White, Synthetic Leather Seat Trim with White Interior
  • Rear Facing Seats
  • Wheels: 19" Grey Slipstream
  • Wheels: 21" Grey Turbine

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