2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs. Its Competition

2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class 4-door Sedan C250 Sport RWD Angular Front Exterior View
Bengt Halvorson Bengt Halvorson Senior Editor

Start by taking a long look at the design cues that come with Luxury trims versus Sport trims of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class models, then build the car you want with options.

2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class 4-door Sedan C250 Sport RWD Angular Front Exterior View2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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2013 Acura TSX2013 Acura TSX
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2013 Audi A42013 Audi A4
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2013 BMW 3-Series 4-door Sedan 335i RWD Angular Front Exterior View2013 BMW 3-Series
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Quick Specs
8.2
For those who are image-conscious yet value-conscious, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C Class sedans and coupes make a lot of sense.
8.0
For nearly all compact-sedan shoppers except serious enthusiasts or green-car fanatics, the 2013 Acura TSX strikes an agreeable compromise between sport-sedan attitude and premium-car practicality.
8.2
Magnificent design and technology sets the Audi A4 apart, but it's not quite as sporty as its BMW and Cadillac competition.
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The 2013 BMW 3-Series is safe, fuel-efficient, and well-connected, yet it delivers the class-leading performance and handling that enthusiasts have come to expect.
MSRP From   
$35,350$30,510$32,500$32,550
Gas Mileage   
15 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy
Engine   
Turbocharged Gas I4Gas I4Turbocharged Gas I4Turbocharged Gas I4
EPA Class   
CompactCompactCompact CarsCompact Cars
Style Name   
4-Door Sedan C 250 Sport RWD4-Door Sedan I4 Automatic4-Door Sedan CVT FrontTrak 2.0T Premium4-Door Sedan 320i RWD South Africa
Drivetrain   
Rear Wheel DriveFront-Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
5555
Passenger Doors   
N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style   
4 Door SedanSedanSedanSedan
Transmission   
AutomaticAutomatic w/Manual ShiftContinuously Variable RatioAutomatic w/Manual Shift
Detailed Spec Comparison
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