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

2020 BMW 3-Series vs.2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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The Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3-Series are two of the most popular luxury models on Orange County roads. So, which is the better pick? Next to the BMW 3-Series, the C-Class is slightly more expensive but also offers more powerful performance and high-end features. Below, we’ve compared the BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class, starting with the BMW 330i and Mercedes-Benz C 300. See for yourself which is right for you! 

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class VS 2020 BMW 3-Series
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BMW 3-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Performance 

At the base level, the new C-Class and BMW 3-Series get similar power with each sporting a 255-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engines, yet the driving experience around Corona Del Mar will be noticeably different. This is thanks to the more precise transmission of the C 300. Carrying a 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed transmission, drivers can expect easy transitions in the C-Class. The BMW 3-Series only offers an 8-speed transmission.

2018 C-Class Performance
2018 C-Class Charm

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

Comparing BMW vs. Mercedes-Benz reveals many of the same features on both sides, but in the case of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. BMW 3-Series, the winner is clear. The C 300 interior offers Irvine drivers a myriad of features not found on the 330i, such as:

  • Electronic Trunk Lid: A gentle kick under the rear bumper allows drivers to enjoy optional HANDSFREE ACCESS®. This makes loading and unloading your vehicle a breeze, whether you’re hauling groceries or packing for a road trip. 
  • Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™: Pair your compatible smartphone to take calls, stream music, access apps, and more, all while keeping your eyes on the road. 
  • Cooled Seats: The available cooled front seats include three levels of ventilation for increased comfort during hot days spent behind the wheel.

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

Based on safety ratings, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3-Series are smart picks for Costa Mesa drivers. Both offer pre-collision systems with driver attention monitors, but the C-Class still delivers safety options lacking on the 3-Series, such as Crosswind Assist. Using the vehicle’s Electronic Stability Program (ESP®), Crosswind Assist will help keep you on course even when hit with large lateral side gusts. 

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Test Drive the New 2019 C-Class in Orange County! 

All in all, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is stronger and more luxurious than the 2020 BMW 3-Series, plus it offers a handful of driver assists as standard equipment. Curious how the C-Class Sedan fares against other competitors? Compare the C-Class vs. Audi A4 Sedan or even the Mercedes-Benz E-Class! To see the C-Class in action, schedule a test drive at Fletcher Jones Motorcars — not far from Huntington Beach. 

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