Compare 2003 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs 2003 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2003 Mercedes-Benz C Class
2003 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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2-Door Coupe 1.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
C-Class 2-Door Coupe 1.8L 21 31 $23,204 $24,950
C-Class 2-Door Sport Coupe 3.2L 17 25 $25,389 $27,300
C-Class 4-Door Sedan 2.6L 17 26 $27,807 $29,900
C-Class 4-Door Sedan 2.6L AWD 19 25 $30,713 $33,025
C-Class 4-Door Sedan 3.2L 17 25 $32,736 $35,200
C-Class 4-Door Sedan 3.2L AMG 17 21 $46,872 $50,400
C-Class 4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 19 25 $35,642 $38,325
C-Class 4-Door Sedan Sport 1.8L Automatic 23 32 $26,031 $27,990
C-Class 4-Door Sedan Sport 1.8L Manual 21 31 $26,031 $27,990
C-Class 4-Door Sport Sedan 3.2L 17 25 $32,736 $35,200
C-Class 4-Door Sport Sedan 3.2L AWD 19 25 $35,642 $38,325
C-Class 4-Door Wgn 2.6L 17 26 $29,202 $31,400
C-Class 4-Door Wgn 2.6L AWD 19 25 $32,108 $34,525
C-Class 4-Door Wgn 3.2L 17 25 $34,131 $36,700
C-Class 4-Door Wgn 3.2L AWD 19 25 $37,037 $39,825
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4-Door Sedan 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
E-Class 4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 27 $43,664 $46,950
E-Class 4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $51,011 $54,850
E-Class 4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $70,680 $76,000
E-Class 4-Door Wgn 3.2L 20 27 $45,803 $49,250
E-Class 4-Door Wgn 3.2L AWD 19 26 $48,453 $52,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,204
$43,664
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,950
$46,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$416 / month
$783 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85 97.3
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 56.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.3 37.7
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 41.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.6 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.9 112.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.0 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.8 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
171.0 190.3
Height, Overall (in)
54.3 57.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.9 15.9
Brakes
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.8 x 1.1
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)
- TBD - 11.4 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.40 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.3 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.3 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3250 3635
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
192 @ 3500-4000 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
189 @ 5800 221 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 3-link 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent 5-arm Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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