2019 mercedes-benz c-class red exterior

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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2019 bmw 3 series blue exterior

2019 BMW 3-Series

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2019 BMW 3-Series

255-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder

Base Engine

255-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder
503-hp AMG® 4.0L biturbo V8

Top-Tier Engine

382-hp M-tuned 3.0L V6
Standard

Driver Attention Monitor

Feature Not Offered
Optional

64-Color Ambient Interior Lighting

Feature Not Offered
Optional

Car-to-X Communication

Feature Not Offered


While both the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and 2019 BMW 3-Series are prestigious vehicles, only one is ready to take center stage on the roads around Beachwood. Explore the premium features and performance capabilities of the BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class to discover the ways in which the new C-Class asserts itself as the superior sedan.

C-Class vs. 3-Series: Engine & Fuel Economy

When you review the performance specs of the BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class, you’ll notice many similarities. However, thanks to its AMG® C-Class options, the C-Class is the model with the higher range of horsepower. Review the performance specs and features for both models below:

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan 

  • Rear-wheel drive
  • 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine offers 255 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 23 city mpg/34 highway mpg
  • AMG® C-Class options, including the hand-built 503-hp AMG® C 63 S Sedan

2019 BMW 3-Series Sedan 

  • Rear-wheel drive
  • 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine generates 255 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 26 city mpg/36 highway mpg

C-Class vs. 3-Series: Upscale Features

You can find overlapping features both inside and outside the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3-Series, including a rearview camera, LED headlights, a pre-collision avoidance system, and power-adjustable front seats. When you get down to brass tacks, however, it’s easy to see that the C-Class is better equipped. The following features can’t be had in the BMW 3-Series sports sedan, but are standard or optional for the C-Class:

  • ATTENTION ASSIST®: This system quickly learns your driving behaviors and can sense when you lose focus or become drowsy.
  • Optional 64-Color LED Ambient Lighting: Available on the C-Class, this exciting system lets you set the mood for your drives around Mayfield by choosing the color of the LED ambient interior lights.
  • Optional Car-to-X-Communication: Notice a hazard on the road or a lull in traffic around Cleveland? This system lets you update other C-Class owners in the area.

Test Drive the 2019 C-Class at Mercedes-Benz of Bedford!

Once you’ve compared the C-Class vs. BMW 3-Series in-depth, feel free to reach out to the team at Mercedes-Benz of Bedford with any questions. You can also make your way to our dealership in Bedford to get behind the wheel of the new C-Class model, and explore features like DISTRONIC PLUS®. While you’re at it, compare the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class to see if our other sedan might have more of what you desire!