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2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs. Its Competition

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

Sport sedan buyers are likely to cross-shop the German trifecta that includes the C-Class, the Audi A4, and the BMW 3-Series.

The C is the prettiest of the bunch, while the 3-Series has the strongest engines and the A4 the most approachable technology.

The Alfa Romeo Giulia doesn’t lead the pack in any measurable way except for personality, and it’s positively dripping with Italian charm (and maybe motor oil).

The Jaguar XE is a subtle stunner worth a spot on your shopping list, though its infotainment can frustrate.

Infiniti’s Q60 is brilliant in some configurations, frustrating in others.

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class
#3 in Coupes
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Quick Specs
7.3
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is as gorgeous inside as it is outside, and it has moves to match.
6.8
The 2020 Audi A4 offers big tech upgrades inside this year.
7.7
The 2020 BMW 3-Series is back on top among compact sport sedans, even as the competition closes in.
6.4
The 2020 Jaguar XE delivers legitimate sport-sedan goodness.
6.8
The 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia combines agility and power in a sensuous Italian package.
MSRP From    
$41,400$37,400$40,750$39,900$39,400
Gas Mileage    
17 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy
Engine    
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class    
Compact CarsCompact CarsCompact CarsCompact CarsMid-Size Cars
Style Name    
C 300 SedanPremium Plus 40 TFSI330i SedanS RWDRWD
Drivetrain    
Rear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
55555
Passenger Doors    
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style    
SedanSedanSedanSedanSedan
Transmission    
Automatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs. 2020 Audi A42020 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs. 2020 BMW 3-Series2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs. 2020 Jaguar XE2020 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs. 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia