2018 C-Class Sedan vs. 2018 E-Class Sedan | Northbrook, IL

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class sedan

Are you on the hunt for a luxury sedan with premium design, powerful performance, and innovative technology features? Then there’s only one brand worth considering: Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes-Benz has two extremely elegant and well-equipped luxury sedans you should consider, the 2018 C-Class and 2018 E-Class. To help you determine which one is best for your lifestyle, the team at Autohaus on Edens has put together this detailed 2018 C-Class Sedan vs. 2018 E-Class Sedan comparison. When you’ve finished reading our review below, visit our model research hub to learn more about each model.

If you already know whether the 2018 C-Class Sedan or 2018 E-Class Sedan is right for you, head over to our new 2018 C-Class and new 2018 E-Class inventory to see the available models at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL.

Comparing the Engine & Performance Specs of 2018 C-Class and E-Class Sedans

Regardless of which of these luxury sedans you choose, you’ll enjoy supreme performance with a standard 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine and DYNAMIC SELECT®, a multimode drive program that allows you to customize your driving experience with four modes: ECO, Comfort, Sport, and Sport+. Because of the 2018 C-Class Sedan’s smaller size, it gets slightly better fuel economy. Key engine specs and performance metrics for these two luxury models are as follows:

2018 C-Class Sedan Model 2018 E-Class Sedan
2.0L inline-4 turbo Engine 2.0L inline-4 turbo
241 HP Horsepower 241 HP
273 lb.-ft. Torque 273 lb.-ft.
9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic Transmission 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic
Rear-wheel drive Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive
24/33 MPG Fuel Economy (city/hwy) 22/30 MPG
5.8 sec. Acceleration (0-60 MPH) 6.2 sec.

Similarities & Differences between the Interior & Exterior of 2018 C-Class & E-Class Sedans

2018 mercedes-benz c-class vs. e-class sedan interior

Both of these luxury sedans provide seating for five passengers and plenty of high-end amenities, but there are some differences between them you should keep in mind. Explore interior and exterior features of the 2018 C-Class and 2018 E-Class below.

Interior Features:

  • 12.6 cu. ft. of trunk space (2018 C-Class Sedan); 13.1 cu. ft. of trunk space (2018 E-Class Sedan)
  • 12.3-in. high-resolution central COMAND® screen (2018 E-Class only)
  • Leather-wrapped multifunction steering wheel
  • Power front seats with memory (2018 C-Class with driver-seat memory only)
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats
  • Illuminated entry system
  • 64-color LED ambient lighting (2018 E-Class only)
  • Optional leather upholstery

Exterior Features:

  • All-LED exterior lighting (2018 E-Class only)
  • Power tilt/sliding tinted glass sunroof
  • 17-in. split 5-spoke wheels (2018 C-Class); 18-in. 5-spoke wheels (2018 E-Class)
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps

What Safety & Technology Features are Available on 2018 C-Class & E-Class Sedans?

While both the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan and 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan come equipped with several advanced safety systems and technology features to make every trip memorable, there are some driver assist and technology features found standard on the 2018 E-Class that are only available by upgrade on the 2018 C-Class. Take a look at the safety and technology features below.

Safety Features:

  • Rearview camera
  • PRESAFE® system
  • Car-to-X Communication (2018 E-Class)
  • Crosswind Assist (2018 E-Class)
  • Brake Assist (BAS®)
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP®)
  • PRESAFE® Sound (2018 E-Class)
  • Aluminum and high-strength steel body structure
  • 9-way air bag protection

Technology Features:

  • FrontBass® system
  • HD Radio® receiver
  • Apply CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility (standard on 2018 E-Class; optional on 2018 C-Class)
  • Hands-free Bluetooth® interface
  • COMAND® hard-drive navigation (2018 E-Class)
  • Dual USB audio ports
  • SD card reader
  • Voice control (standard on 2018 E-Class; optional on 2018 C-Class)

Schedule a Test Drive in Northbrook, IL!

test drive the 2018 mercedes-benz c-class and e-class sedans

Now that you’ve seen everything the exceptional 2018 C-Class Sedan and 2018 E-Class Sedan have to offer, take your favorite model from our new inventory for a spin to experience it firsthand. Schedule a test drive at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL today! If you have any questions, reach out to the Autohaus on Edens team through contact form or by calling (847) 272-7900.

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