Compare 2021 Genesis G70 vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2021 Genesis G70
2021 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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2.0T AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
G70 2.0T AWD 20 27 $36,315 $38,000
G70 2.0T RWD 22 30 $34,405 $36,000
G70 2.0T Sport RWD 18 28 $36,888 $38,600
G70 3.3T AWD 17 25 $46,056 $48,200
G70 3.3T RWD 17 26 $44,146 $46,200
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AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Convertible 19 27 $61,570 $65,500
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Coupe 19 27 $55,460 $59,000
C-Class AMG C 43 4MATIC Sedan 18 27 $53,110 $56,500
C-Class AMG C 63 Convertible 17 25 $73,320 $78,000
C-Class AMG C 63 Coupe 17 26 $66,411 $70,650
C-Class AMG C 63 S Convertible 17 25 $80,464 $85,600
C-Class AMG C 63 S Coupe 17 26 $73,555 $78,250
C-Class AMG C 63 S Sedan 17 26 $71,628 $76,200
C-Class AMG C 63 Sedan 17 26 $64,484 $68,600
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Convertible 22 30 $53,298 $56,700
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Coupe 23 32 $46,248 $49,200
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Sedan 23 33 $40,984 $43,600
C-Class C 300 Convertible 23 31 $51,418 $54,700
C-Class C 300 Coupe 24 33 $44,368 $47,200
C-Class C 300 Sedan 23 35 $39,104 $41,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,315
$61,570
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,000
$65,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$633 / month
$1092 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Genesis G70 has the footwork of a contender; it’s a jab or two from landing a knockout punch on its German rivals. Svelte, sporty, and somewhat understated, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class should be at the top of your compact luxury sedan shopping list.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.8 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42
Second Head Room (in)
36.9 35.6
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 47.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 38.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 54.8
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 32
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.3 61.3
Wheelbase (in)
111.6 111.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 63.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 3.6
Length, Overall (in)
184.4 184.8
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 55.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.5 8.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 14.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 17.4
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 38.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR18 P245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Front Tire Size
P225/45WR18 P225/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3673 4231
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
740 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 180
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 1400 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
252 @ 6200 385 @ 6100
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.96 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.61 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.72
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.47 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Genesis G70 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Body Style
Sedan 4MATIC Cabriolet
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 8.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating
- --
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
- --
Rollover Rating
-
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2021 Genesis G70
  • 2021 Genesis G70 available; 2020s sold out
  • Lease: From $359 for 36 months
  • Rebate: College and military cash
  • Finance: From 0.0% APR for 60 months
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2021 Mercedes-Benz C Class
  • 2021 C-Class is available
  • Lease: From $449/mo.
  • Discounts: Up to $3,000 off (Sedan)
  • Finance: 1.99% APR for 36 mo.
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