2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2018 BMW 3-Series | Northbrook, IL

2018 mercedes-benz c-class vs 2018 bmw 3-series review

Are you looking for a mid-size luxury sedan that provides a dynamic driving experience, cutting-edge technology, and utmost comfort? Both the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the 2017 BMW 3-Series are two of the most popular and well-respected options for those seeking such an experience. Choosing between these two German executive sedans can be extremely difficult, so the automotive experts at Autohaus on Edens in Northbrook, IL have decided to compare the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 starting at $40,250 MSRP and the 2018 BMW 320i Sport Plus starting at $38,450 MSRP.

Do you already have your eye on a 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 model available in our online inventory? Give us a call at (847) 272-7900 to ask one of our team members about how you can apply for financing and get started on your Mercedes-Benz ownership experience.

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2018 BMW 3-Series: Engine Specs and Performance

Both the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 and the BMW 320i Sport Plus come equipped with turbocharged 2.0L I4 engines that combine an elusive combination of power and efficiency. While the two engines are similar in size and aspiration, they’re vastly different in terms of performance. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 simply out-classes the BMW 320i in power while still managing nearly identical efficiency. Take a look at the table below to get a better idea how these two rear-wheel-drive luxury sedans perform.

2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Model 2018 BMW 320i Sport Plus
2.0L Turbocharged I4 Engine 2.0L Turbocharged I4
241 HP Horsepower 180 HP
273 lb.-ft. Torque 200 lb.-ft.
25 MPG City / 34 MPG Highway Fuel Efficiency 23 MPG City / 35 MPG Highway

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2018 BMW 3-Series: Interior Features

2018 mercedes-benz c-class vs 2018 bmw 3-series interior

The interior of a luxury sedan is what truly makes it special. From soft-touch upholstery and dual-zone climate control to high-quality audio and cutting-edge infotainment, both the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 and the BMW 320i Sport Plus will satisfy the most discerning drivers. However, those who truly demand the best will prefer the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 for its attention to detail and additional features. Standard features you will find only on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 include:

  • Proprietary FrontBass® audio technology
  • High-resolution 7-in. and optional 8.4-in. COMAND® infotainment display
  • Intuitive central controller interface
  • Power front seats with driver’s seat memory
  • KEYLESS GO® and SmartKey technology

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. 2018 BMW 3-Series: Safety Features

As a longtime innovator of safety technology, Mercedes-Benz is world-renowned for their safety features. While both the Mercedes-Benz C 300 and BMW 320i Sport Plus were both awarded an NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating and an IIHS Top Safety Pick, our experts agree the technology found inside the C 300 is more intuitive and impressive. Available safety features found inside the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 include:

  • Brake Assist (BAS®)
  • Active Blind Spot Assist
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist
  • PRESAFE® pre-collision system
  • ATTENTION ASSIST® warning system
  • COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS®

Test Drive a 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 in Northbrook, IL Today

test-drive the 2018 mercedes-benz c-class

Are you ready to experience the power and precision only a Mercedes-Benz can add to your daily drive? Test drive a 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300 at Autohaus on Edens in Northbrook, IL today. To make your appointment, simply fill out our online test drive form or give our team a call at (847) 272-7900.