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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan C250 Sport RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Sport 22 31 $33,294 $35,800
4-Door Sedan RWD C250 Luxury 22 31 $33,713 $36,250
2-Door Coupe RWD C250 22 31 $35,526 $38,200
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Sport 20 27 $36,642 $39,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC C300 Luxury 20 27 $37,061 $39,850
4-Door Sedan RWD C350 Sport 20 29 $39,153 $42,100
2-Door Coupe RWD C350 20 28 $40,781 $43,850
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC C350 19 27 $42,641 $45,850
4-Door Sedan RWD C63 AMG 13 19 $56,033 $60,250
2-Door Coupe RWD C63 AMG 13 19 $58,358 $62,750
4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Prestige
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Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,294
$31,434
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,800
$33,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$597 / month
$563 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line For those who have a want a value-oriented car that projects the right image, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class makes a lot of sense. The 2014 Audi A4 and S4 are trim, tech-savvy alternatives to the usual German luxury sedans, and to one stunningly good American one.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55 54.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 38
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.2 91
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 55.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 35.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 37.5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 180.8 185.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.3 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 61.1
Wheelbase (in) 108.7 110.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 12.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 16.1
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40HR17 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA HM3
Front Tire Size P225/45HR17 P245/40HR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA HM3
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3428 3516
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 X 8.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 201 @ 5500 220 @ 4450
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 229 @ 2000 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8 L/110 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 2.92
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 2.44 - 0.63
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.50
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 4.61
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 -
Trans Type 7 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.38
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz C-Class Audi A4
Body Style Sedan FrontTrak Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 6.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3 (Est) 6.7 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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