2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 vs. 2018 C 300 Coupe | Northbrook, IL

2018 mercedes-benz cla 250 vs c 300 comparison

Are you looking for the unmistakable style and undisputed performance of a Mercedes-Benz coupe but aren’t sure which model is best for you? To assist you in your research, the product specialists at Autohaus on Edens have compiled this comprehensive 2018 CLA 250 vs. 2018 C 300 Mercedes-Benz coupe comparison. The new 2018 CLA 250 starts at $32,700 MSRP, and the new 2018 C 300 Coupe starts at $43,200 MSRP. Continue reading to learn which vehicle checks every box on your wish list.

Do you already have an eye on a Mercedes-Benz coupe model? Visit our new 2018 CLA 250 and new 2018 C 300 Coupe inventory to see the available models at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL. We also encourage you to visit our incentives page to see if you qualify for our latest finance and lease offers.

2018 CLA 250 vs. 2018 C 300 Coupe: Performance and Engine Specs

You’ll experience superior performance no matter which Mercedes-Benz coupe model you choose, but they do have differences you should consider. Both models come equipped with a 2.0L I4 turbo engine, but the 2018 CLA 250 produces 208 horsepower while the 2018 C 300 produces 241 horsepower. The 2018 C 300 has rear-wheel drive and 26 combined MPG, and the 2018 CLA 250 has front-wheel drive and 31 combined MPG. Key engine and performance specs are as follows:

2018 CLA 250 Model 2018 C 300 Coupe
2.0L inline-4 turbo Engine 2.0L inline-4 turbo
208 HP Horsepower 241 HP
258 lb.-ft. Torque 273 lb.-ft.
7-speed DCT dual-clutch automatic Transmission 9G-TRONIC automatic with shift paddles
Front-wheel drive Drivetrain Rear-wheel drive
6.9 sec. Acceleration (0-60 MPH) 5.9 sec.
24 city / 37 highway MPG 22 city / 30 highway

2018 CLA 250 vs. 2018 C 300 Coupe: Interior and Exterior Features

2018 cla 250 vs c 300 interior

While both of these models are considered coupes, there are some major design differences between them. The new 2018 CLA 250 has a seating capacity of five and has four doors, and the new 2018 C 300 has a seating capacity of four and has two doors. The 2018 CLA 250 exterior and 2018 C 300 exterior both feature sleek body styling and modern design details. Check out what interior and exterior design features each model has to offer below.

  • Cargo volume: 13.1 cu. ft. (CLA 250), 10.5 cu. ft. (C 300)
  • Panorama roof (standard on C 300, optional on CLA 250)
  • Three-spoke multifunction steering wheel
  • Diamond-block grille (CLA 250)
  • MB-Tex upholstery (CLA 250)
  • Power front seats with memory (C 300 driver-seat memory only)
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Split-folding rear seats
  • Optional leather upholstery

2018 CLA 250 vs. 2018 C 300 Coupe: Safety Features and Options

No matter where your next adventure takes you, you need a vehicle that offers complete protection every step of the way. Both models offer a full suite of advanced safety systems designed to prevent collisions, such as the coveted ATTENTION ASSIST®, which monitors driving behavior and alerts you when it detects signs of drowsiness. Additional safety features include:

  • Rearview camera
  • LED Daytime Running Lights, headlamps, and taillamps (standard on C 300, optional on CLA 250)
  • Brake Assist (BAS®)
  • Electronic Stability Program®
  • SmartKey with KEYLESS-START
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • PRESAFE® (C 300 only)
  • Optional Blind Spot Assist and Lane Keeping Assist

2018 CLA 250 vs. 2018 C 300 Coupe: Technology Features and Options

2018 cla 250 vs c 300 technology features

Whether you’re commuting to work or traveling with the family, you need a vehicle that comes with the latest advanced technology to keep you connected. Both the 2018 CLA 250 and 2018 C 300 come with hands-free *Bluetooth® technology, so you can seamlessly connect your smart device to your vehicle’s interface. For a truly dynamic listening experience, the 2018 C 300 comes standard with the FrontBass® premium subwoofer sound system. Learn more about what you can expect in these two coupes below.

  • Remote Start
  • Hands-free *Bluetooth® interface
  • HD Radio® receiver
  • Central controller and high-resolution in-dash screens
  • Pre-wiring for GARMIN MAP PILOT® (CLA 250)
  • Optional COMAND® navigation
  • Optional Apply CarPlay™ and Android Auto™

Schedule a Test Drive in Northbrook, IL!

Why wait any longer to experience the dynamic drive and luxury amenities of the new 2018 CLA 250 and 2018 C 300 Coupe? Schedule a test drive at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Northbrook, IL to get into the driver’s seat today! If you have any questions, reach out to the Autohaus on Edens team through our contact form or by calling (847) 272-7900.

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