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2009 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2008 BMW 3-Series

  2009 Mercedes-Benz C Class 3.5L Sport RWD 2008 BMW 3-Series 2-door Convertible 328i Side Exterior View
MSRP
$32,900
$32,700
Invoice $30,597 $30,085
MPG
City/Highway
12/26 14/30
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line For the price, the 2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers sportiness, luxury, safety, and creature comforts in an attractive package. Read Full Review The 2008 BMW 3-Series sedan has the best overall driving experience in its class and remains the gold standard among mid-size sport sedans. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • V-6 engines are smooth and responsive
  • Cabin is comfortable and quiet
  • Sport model competes with the BMW 3-Series
  • Choice of two distinct looks

Dislikes:

  • Vague steering response
  • Use of drab plastic in base instrument panel
  • Needs more backseat legroom

Likes:

  • Responsive, smooth, and refined
  • Firm but absorbent ride
  • Nice, supportive front seats

Dislikes:

  • Controls not as straightforward as they could be
  • Wide center console and narrow footwells
  • Backseat space is still too tight for most
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