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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
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$43,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
2022 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
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$38,200
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Tesla Model 3
2022 Tesla Model 3
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$44,990
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 138 MPGE
Hwy: 126 MPGE
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
19.8 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
221 hp @ 5800 rpm
N/A
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
N/A
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,472 lbs
3,362 lbs
3,648 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
29 MPG
132 MPGE
City
23 MPG
25 MPG
138 MPGE
Highway
34 MPG
36 MPG
126 MPGE

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
6.1 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
13.5 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
400.2 miles
337.5 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
591.6 miles
486 miles
N/A

Battery Range & Charge Times

Battery Size
N/A
N/A
50 kWh
Charge Time
N/A
N/A
8.5 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.5 in
184.6 in
184.8 in
Height
56.3 in
56.7 in
56.8 in
Max Width
71.3 in
72 in
72.8 in
Front Width
61.5 in
63.5 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
60.9 in
63.1 in
62.2 in
Wheelbase
111.8 in
107.4 in
113.2 in
Ground Clearance
3.8 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
N/A
41.8 in
42.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.1 in
38.5 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
55.1 in
56.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
53.4 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
33.9 in
35.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.1 in
35.7 in
37.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
54 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
52.4 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³
11.6 ft³
19.8 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.8 ft
36.1 ft
38.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/50HR17
P225/45HR18
P235/45WR18
Rear Tire
P225/50HR17
P225/45HR18
P235/45WR18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Night Black
  • Polar White
  • Sun Yellow
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • Cosmos Black Metallic
  • Denim Blue Metallic
  • Digital White Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mountain Grey Metallic
  • Rose Gold Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Patagonia Red Metallic
  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Solid Black
  • Red Multi-Coat

Standard Interior Materials

  • AMG Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Saddle Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Macchiato Beige, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Neva Grey/Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Black, Premium Seat Trim
  • White/Black, Premium Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Bahia Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
Standard
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Optional
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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