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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC Cabriolet 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 Cabriolet AWD
2018 Tesla Model S
100D AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 1-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
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101 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
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102 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Electric
Power
241 hp @ 5,550 RPM
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Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,300 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
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
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 4 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom 32 in 35.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8.8 cu ft 28.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,056 lbs
Exterior
Length 184.5 in 196 in
Width 79.3 in 86.2 in
Height 55.3 in 56.9 in
Wheelbase 111.8 in 116.5 in

Available Options

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