2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs. 2016 BMW 328i Comparison Winnetka, IL

2016 Mercedes-Benz C300 vs. 2016 BMW 328i


With high performance engines, elegant interiors, and advanced safety technologies, there are few luxury sedans more deserving of the title than the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 and the 2016 BMW 328i. While both high-end vehicles have similar features, there are several important differences we feel are worth highlighting to our customers in and around the Winnetka, IL area.

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For this comparison, we will be taking a closer look at the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 300 and the 2016 BMW 3-Series 328i.

2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs. 2016 BMW 328i: Performance

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 and the 2016 BMW 328i each house innovative engines that offer outstanding performance on the roads of Winnetka, IL. Though both engines are built to be reliable and incredibly powerful, our experts prefer the 2.0L Turbo I4 engine inside of the C 300 for its superior torque and city MPG.

Mercedes-Benz C 300 Model BMW 328i
2.0L Turbo I4 Engine 2.0L TwinPower Turbo I4
241 HP @ 5,550 RPM Horsepower 240 HP @ 5,000 RPM
273 lb.-ft. @ 1,300 RPM Torque 255 lb.-ft. @ 1,250 RPM
25/34 MPG MPG City/Highway 22/34 MPG
7-Speed Shiftable Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Manual

Moreover, the seven-speed shiftable automatic transmission in the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 provides seamless shifting for an extremely smooth ride.

2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs. 2016 BMW 328i: Design, Interior, & Comfort

Both the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 and the 2016 BMW 328i are engineered with thoughtful and convenient interior designs developed to make sure you are comfortable throughout your daily commute. Despite their similarities, the interior and exterior design elements of the Mercedes-Benz C 300 are a true marvel of German engineering. Featuring contemporary color and trim options, elegant aluminized finishes, and intuitive technologies, the Mercedes-Benz C 300 propagates an environment that puts you in harmony with every element of driving.

Additional Mercedes-Benz C 300 interior and exterior features include:

  • 14-way power driver’s seat with memory
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Split-folding rear seats
  • Power-folding side mirrors
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Multicolor LED ambient lighting
  • Leather upholstery

2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs. 2016 BMW 328i: Safety & Technology

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 and the 2016 BMW 328i both feature several standard and available active safety systems designed to help reduce the risk of collisions while keeping you and your passengers safe should one occur. Thanks to COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS® with Adaptive Brake Assist, ATTENTION ASSIST®, and PRESAFE® technologies, our experts have chosen the C 300 as the safer of the two luxury sedans.

2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 standard safety and technology features include:

  • Antilock Braking System (ABS)
  • Advanced Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Three-point seatbelts w/ Emergency Tensioning Devices (ETDs)
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps and taillamps
  • 9-way airbag protection
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP®)
  • Adaptive Braking Technology

2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 optional safety features include:

  • Rear side-impact airbags
  • Active Blind Spot Assist and Blind Spot Assist
  • DISTRONIC PLUS® with Steering Assist
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist
  • Rearview Camera
  • PRESAFE® Brake with Pedestrian Recognition

When it comes to entertainment technologies, each luxury sedan includes a multitude of features developed to keep you entertained throughout trips of any duration. While both are thoroughly entertaining, the Mercedes-Benz C 300 has the advanced systems that tech-savvy drivers in and around the Winnetka, IL area are going to fall in love with.

Mercedes-Benz C 300 technology features include:

  • Ergonomically placed touchpad controller
  • Bluetooth® audio streaming and hands-free interface*
  • HD Radio™ receiver
  • Burmester premium surround sound system

2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 vs. 2016 BMW 328i: Price & Value

Mercedes-Benz C 300 Projected 5-Year Ownership Costs BMW 328i
$0.69 Average Cost Per Mile $0.70
$8,566 Fuel $9,222
$2,441 Repairs $2,441

Test Drive the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Near Winnetka, IL Today!

For more information on the Mercedes-Benz C 300, scheduling a test drive at our Mercedes-Benz dealership serving the Winnetka, IL area, or setting up an appointment with our auto maintenance center, please don’t hesitate to contact Autohaus on Edens through our website or by calling us at (847) 272-7900.

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