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2015 Mercedes-Benz C Class

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  2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class  -  First U.S. Drive,  August 2014 2014 Audi A4
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Invoice $36,456 $31,434
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Bottom Line Forget this model's recent past; the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class takes a half-step up in size and a full step ahead of its peer set in sophistication -- and it's now one very charming luxury car. Read Full Review The 2014 Audi A4 and S4 are trim, tech-savvy alternatives to the usual German luxury sedans, and to one stunningly good American one. Read Full Review
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  • Knockout good looks inside and out
  • Excellent steering
  • Improved interior design
  • Strong turbocharged engines
  • High-tech safety options


  • Very near the E-Class in price
  • COMAND infotainment continues to lag
  • Back seat isn't all that usable


  • Still an attractive design
  • Supportive front seats
  • Handling is sharp on sport models
  • Shift quality (except CVT)
  • Luscious Google Earth maps


  • Back seat isn't especially comfortable
  • Drive Select can be skipped
  • Rearview camera option on some models
  • CVT is the weakest link
  • ATS, 3-Series are quicker, more nimble
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