Compare 2008 Bentley Arnage vs 2008 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2008 Bentley Arnage
2008 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan R
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan R 10 14 N/A $221,990
4-Door Sedan T 10 14 N/A $242,990
4-Door Sedan RL 9 14 N/A $263,990
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L Luxury RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 3.0L Luxury 18 25 $29,388 $31,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 3.0L Sport 18 26 $29,388 $31,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.0L Luxury 17 25 $32,401 $34,840
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 3.0L Sport 17 25 $32,401 $34,840
4-Door Sedan RWD 3.5L Sport 17 25 $34,317 $36,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$29,388
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$221,990
$31,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3700 / month
$527 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
More sport, more luxury, and more features for the money make the new 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class a more attractive possibility.
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Fuel Economy
City
10 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
14 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.8 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.3 33.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.5 89.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 37.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.1 54.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 36.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
59.6 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
132.5 108.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.1 69.7
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
212.2 182.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 12.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.86
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.7 x - TBD - 11.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.4 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.7 35.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.11 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P255/45WR18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45WR18 P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45WR18 P225/45R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5699 3560
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
21.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SFI - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
645 @ 1800 221 @ 2700 - 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
6.8L/412 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
450 @ 4100 228 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
14 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
10 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.48 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.92
Trans Type
4 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.42 (R2 2.23)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA 427
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.92 3.07
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Bentley Arnage Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Independent 5-Arm Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Independent 3-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Independent

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