Compare 2022 Genesis G70 vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2022 Genesis G70
2022 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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2.0T AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
G70 2.0T AWD 20 28 $37,867 $39,625
G70 2.0T RWD 21 31 $35,862 $37,525
G70 3.3T AWD 17 25 $42,236 $44,200
G70 3.3T Launch Edition AWD 17 25 $52,074 $54,500
G70 3.3T Launch Edition RWD 18 27 $50,164 $52,500
G70 3.3T RWD 18 27 $40,231 $42,100
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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 $62,980 $67,000
C-Class AMG C 63 S Convertible 17 24 $81,874 $87,100
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Convertible 22 30 $53,956 $57,400
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Coupe 23 32 $46,859 $49,850
C-Class C 300 4MATIC Sedan N/A N/A $41,360 $44,000
C-Class C 300 Convertible 23 31 $52,076 $55,400
C-Class C 300 Coupe 24 33 $44,979 $47,850
C-Class C 300 Sedan N/A N/A $39,480 $42,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,867
$62,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,625
$67,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$660 / month
$1117 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Genesis G70 leads with luxury trimmings and service—and its footwork has caught up to its German rivals. The 2022 Mercedes C-Class pares down its lineup and plumps up with lots of screens and mild-hybrid performance.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
28 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
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 4204
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 (2021)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 27 (2021)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19 (2021)
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 0.86
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.47 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 0.72
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
7.7 8.0 (2021)
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 8.8
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