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2013 BMW 3-Series

2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class

  2013 BMW 3-Series 4-door Sedan 335i RWD Angular Front Exterior View 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class 4-door Sedan C250 Sport RWD Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$32,550
$35,350
Invoice $29,945 $32,876
MPG
City/Highway
17/36 15/31
Rating
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
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Bottom Line The 2013 BMW 3-Series is safe, fuel-efficient, and well-connected, yet it delivers the class-leading performance and handling that enthusiasts have come to expect. Read Full Review For those who are image-conscious yet value-conscious, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class sedans and coupes make a lot of sense. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Poise and handling
  • Strong, efficient engines
  • Excellent brakes
  • Responsive eight-speed automatic
  • Electric power steering, done right

Dislikes:

  • 328i's uninspiring sounds
  • BMW Apps is iPhone-only
  • Busy interior in some trims
  • ActiveHybrid 3 doesn't prioritize mpg

Likes:

  • Quiet, refined interiors
  • Strong engine lineup
  • Responsive handling (Sport and C63)
  • Fuel economy (C250)

Dislikes:

  • Limited rear legroom
  • Numb steering
  • Base trims lack pizzazz
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