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Compare Mercedes C-Class W206 [C 180] vs Mercedes E-class W211 [E 200 CDI 5AT]

Reviews

Neo score
78%
82%
Pros
  • Excellent ride quality
  • Excellent 0.24 drag coefficient
  • S-Class-inspired infotainment system
  • Lots of standard equipment
  • Superb M113K in E55 AMG
  • Elegant styling
  • All engines available in RWD
  • Double-wishbone + multi-link suspension setup
  • No air- or ABC-related suspension problem
Cons
  • Only available with small engines
  • Continued 4MATIC nonsense
  • Body corrosion issues

Price

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Variants

C 180
C 200
C 200 4MATIC
C 200d
C 220d
C 220d 4MATIC
C 300
C 300 4MATIC
C 300d
C 300e
E 200 CDI 5AT
E 200 CDI MT
E 200 Kompressor 5AT
E 200 Kompressor MT
E 220 CDI 5AT
E 220 CDI MT
E 240 4MATIC
E 240 MT
E 270 CDI 5AT
E 270 CDI MT
E 280 CDI 4MATIC
E 280 CDI 5AT
E 280 CDI 7AT
E 280 CDI MT
E 320 4MATIC
E 320 5AT
E 320 CDI 4MATIC
E 320 CDI 5AT
E 320 CDI 7AT
E 350 4MATIC
E 350 7AT
E 400 CDI 5AT
E 420 CDI 7AT
E 500 4MATIC
E 500 5AT
E 500 7AT
E 55 AMG

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
455 L / 16.1 cu-ft
540 L / 19.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
12.0 L / 12.7 qt
9.8 L / 10.3 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
6.0 L / 6.3 qt
6.5 L / 6.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
40.0 L / 10.6 gal
65.0 L / 17.2 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
700 kg / 1543 lbs
500 kg / 1102 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.7 deg
16.7 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
8.5 deg
12.5 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
14.6 deg
17.0 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
Front wheel tires: 195/60 R17, 225/50 R17, 225/45 R18 Rear wheel tires: 195/60 R17, 225/50 R17, 245/40 R18
205/60 R16
Turning Circle
10.6 m / 34.9 ft
11.4 m / 37.4 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
25.4 kWh (gross)
Battery | Type
Lithium-ion
Body Style
4-door mild-hybrid Sedan
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
97 mm / 3.8 in
145 mm / 5.7 in
Size | Height
1437 mm / 56.6 in
1452 mm / 57.2 in
Size | Length
4751 mm / 187.0 in
4818 mm / 189.7 in
Size | Width
1820 mm / 71.7 in | 2033 mm / 80.0 in (mirror unfolded)
1822 mm / 71.7 in
Track Width | Front
1582.0 mm / 62.3 in
1577.0 mm / 62.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1594.0 mm / 62.8 in
1570.0 mm / 61.8 in
Weight
1550.0 kg / 3417.2 lbs
1635.0 kg / 3604.6 lbs
Wheel Size
Front wheel rims: 6.5J x 17, 7J x 17, 7.5J x 18 Rear wheel rims: 6.5J x 17, 7J x 17, 8.5J x 18
16 in
Wheelbase
2865 mm / 112.8 in
2854 mm / 112.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
8.6 sec
12.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
8.2 sec
11.5 sec
CO2 Emission
141 ~ 149 g/km
183 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.24
0.27
Electric Range
99.0 km / 61.5 mi
Fuel Economy
6.2 L/100km / 37.9 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 4.7 L/100km / 50.0 MPG (highway)
6.4 L/100km / 36.8 MPG (combined) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (urban) | 5.1 L/100km / 46.1 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
231.0 km/h / 143.5 mph
203.0 km/h / 126.1 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1900 kg / 4189 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6d-ISC-FCM
Euro 3
Engine
OM 654 M
OM 646.951
Engine | Bore
80.4 mm / 3.2 in
88.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
15.5:1
18.0:1
Engine | Displacement
1.5 L / 91.3 cu-in / 1496.0 cc
2.1 L / 131.1 cu-in / 2148.0 cc
Engine | Power
170.0 hp / 126.8 kW @ 5500-6100 rpm + 20.0 hp / 14.9 kW (electric motor)
122.0 hp / 91.0 kW @ 4200 rpm
Engine | Redline
4600 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
113.6 hp/L / 1.9 hp/cu-in
56.8 hp/L / 0.9 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
73.7 mm / 2.9 in
88.3 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Torque
250 Nm / 184.4 lb-ft @ 1800-4000 rpm + 200 Nm / 147.5 lb-ft
270 Nm / 199.1 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
9
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic, 9G-TRONIC
Automatic

Production

Availability
2021
2003 ~ 2006
Debut
2021-02-23
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