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Compare Mercedes C-Class Estate S203 [C 180] vs Subaru Impreza 2 Wagon [1.6]

Reviews

Neo score
63%
39%
Pros
  • More modern equipment
  • Wide available with 6-speed manual transmission
  • Good powertrain reliability
  • More usable space
  • Subaru's signature symmetric AWD + H4 engine
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Lost V8 engine
  • Diesel nonsense with AMG badge
  • Only available with small engines
  • Basic suspension setup

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

C 180
C 180 Kompressor
C 180 Kompressor MT
C 180 MT
C 200 CDI
C 200 CDI
C 200 CDI MT
C 200 CDI MT
C 200 CGI MT
C 200 Kompressor Euro4
C 200 Kompressor Euro4 MT
C 200 Kompressor Euro4D
C 200 Kompressor MT
C 220 CDI
C 220 CDI MT
C 240
C 240 4MATIC
C 240 MT
C 270 CDI
C 270 CDI MT
C 30 CDI AMG
C 32 AMG
C 320
C 320 4MATIC
C 320 MT
1.6
1.6 AT
2.0
2.0 AT
WRX

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
470 L / 16.6 cu-ft ~ 1384 L / 48.9 cu-ft
356 L / 12.6 cu-ft ~ 1266 L / 44.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.0 L / 8.5 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
4.5 L / 4.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
50.0 L / 13.2 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
600 kg / 1323 lbs
350 kg / 772 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Spring Strut
Tire Size
195/65 R 15 91 H
185/70 R14 H
Turning Circle
10.8 m / 35.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Size | Height
1465 mm / 57.7 in
1485 mm / 58.5 in
Size | Length
4541 mm / 178.8 in
4405 mm / 173.4 in
Size | Width
1728 mm / 68.0 in | 1980 mm / 78.0 in (mirror unfolded)
1695 mm / 66.7 in
Track Width | Front
1505.0 mm / 59.3 in
1465.0 mm / 57.7 in
Track Width | Rear
1476.0 mm / 58.1 in
1455.0 mm / 57.3 in
Weight
1430.0 kg / 3152.6 lbs
1380.0 kg / 3042.4 lbs
Wheel Size
6 J x 15 H 2
14 in
Wheelbase
2715 mm / 106.9 in
2520 mm / 99.2 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
11.9 sec
12.8 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
11.3 sec
12.2 sec
CO2 Emission
235 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.31
Fuel Economy
9.8 L/100km / 24.0 MPG (combined) | 13.5 L/100km / 17.4 MPG (urban) | 7.7 L/100km / 30.5 MPG (highway)
8.9 L/100km / 26.4 MPG (combined) | 12.1 L/100km / 19.4 MPG (urban) | 7.1 L/100km / 33.1 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
201.0 km/h / 124.9 mph
169.0 km/h / 105.0 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Engine
M 111.951
EJ16
Engine | Bore
89.9 mm / 3.5 in
87.9 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.6:1
10.0:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
1.6 L / 97.5 cu-in / 1597.0 cc
Engine | Power
129.0 hp / 96.2 kW @ 5300 rpm
95.0 hp / 70.8 kW @ 5600 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
64.6 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
59.5 hp/L / 1.0 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
78.7 mm / 3.1 in
65.8 mm / 2.6 in
Engine | Torque
190 Nm / 140.1 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
143 Nm / 105.5 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol flat-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
5-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Manual

Production

Availability
2001 ~ 2002
2000 ~ 2002
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