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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
2024 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
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$48,950
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Saab 9-3 Sedan
2012 Saab 9-3 Sedan
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$28,900
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,957 lbs
3,710 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
25 MPG
City
23 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
400.2 miles
320 miles
Cruising Range Highway
574.2 miles
528 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
187 in
182.9 in
Height
56.6 in
57.1 in
Max Width
74.4 in
70.9 in
Front Width
62.3 in
60 in
Rear Width
62.8 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
112.8 in
105.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.7 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.3 in
55.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36 in
35.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.6 in
55.1 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³
15 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.6 ft
N/A

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR18
N/A
Rear Tire
P245/40HR18
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Polar White
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • Starling Blue Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • AMG Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Neva Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Sienna Brown/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Sienna Brown/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • AMG Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Power Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Sienna Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Optional
Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Leather Seats
Optional
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Optional

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
Saab Cars North America suspended warranties on all models on December 19, 2011.
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