2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class


2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
$55,000 MSRP*


$64,900 MSRP*

Trim Levels

255-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo

Base Engine

255-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo
357 L

Cargo Capacity

371 L
7.1 L/100 km

Highway Fuel Economy

7.8 L/100 km

If you’re shopping around Toronto for a luxury sedan, you’ll want to learn about the differences between the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class. After all, both of these elegant sedans offer some of the highest value in their segments. Take a moment to read about the highlights of each model to see which one is right for you. Then, fill out a pre-approval and contact Mercedes-Benz Durham to test drive both of them in Whitby!



C-Class vs. E-Class: Starting Price and Trim Packages

Oshawa drivers will find the pricing of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class to be more accessible than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class price. Regardless of which model you choose, however, you’ll enjoy high value. Both models offer advanced Mercedes-Benz technologies and similar base engine specs. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class starts at a higher price because it offers more standard features. Take a moment to compare the price for each of their trim levels below:

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

  • Mercedes-Benz C 300 4MATIC Avantgarde Edition Sedan: $55,000 MSRP*
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 4MATIC Avantgarde Edition Sedan: $71,600 MSRP*
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 Avantgarde Edition Sedan: $89,700 MSRP*
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 Avantgarde Edition S Sedan: $97,700 MSRP*

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

  • Mercedes-Benz E 350 4MATIC Sedan: $64,900 MSRP*
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 4MATIC+ Sedan: $73,900 MSRP*
  • Mercedes-Benz E 450 4MATIC Sedan: $74,900 MSRP*

C-Class vs. E-Class: Interior Space and Features

Another difference between the C-Class and E-Class that the E-Class features slightly more cargo space than the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class—371 L to the C-Class cargo space of 357 L. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class also features a much longer list of standard features than the C-Class, which is why it has a high starting price.

Shared Standard Features

  • 12.3-in. digital instrument cluster
  • Steering wheel with Touch Control buttons
  • Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™
  • FrontBass® system
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Heated front seats
  • Power front seats with driver’s seat memory

Exclusive Standard E-Class Features

  • Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX)
  • Voice Control with Natural Language Understanding
  • MB Navigation
  • 64-color LED ambient lighting

See the Difference Between the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class

Now that you’ve read our 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. E-Class comparison, book a test drive near Markham at Mercedes-Benz Durham. Our experts can show you everything else the sedans have to offer, and help you find the perfect model for you. Just call us at (905) 666-8805 to get in touch with our sales staff. In the meantime, take a moment to explore our other Mercedes-Benz comparisons, including our comparison between the Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLC!


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*National MSRP pricing is shown and is intended for informational purposes only. Prices do not include taxes, levies, fees, freight and delivery charges, insurance and license fees, as well as any other products or services not listed that may be available to you through your selected Mercedes-Benz retailer. Vehicle prices subject to change without notice. Dealer may sell for less. These prices do not apply in provinces with total/all-in pricing requirements. Please contact your local retailer directly by phone or in person for exact pricing details and total prices applicable in those provinces.

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