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Compare Mercedes C-Class Estate S203 facelift [C 180 Kompressor] vs Mercedes CLA X118 [AMG CLA 35 4MATIC] vs Mercedes CLS X218 Shooting Brake [CLS 250 CDI]

Reviews

Neo score
72%
31%
79%
Pros
  • Wonderful M113 V8 makes a return
  • 6-speed manual and 5G-Tronic widely available
  • More elegant than pre-facelift
  • Decent performance
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Wonderful M157 engine in the AMG models
  • Improved 7G-Tronic automatic transmission
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Bad 7G-Tronic transmission
  • Troublesome M272 V6 engine
  • FWD Mercedes
  • Ugly proportions
  • Low build quality
  • Complex AWD
  • Only available with small engines
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Design is an acquired taste

Price

MSRP
36650 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Variants

C 180 Kompressor
C 180 Kompressor MT
C 200 CDI
C 200 CDI Euro4
C 200 CDI Euro4 MT
C 200 CDI MT
C 200 CGI MT
C 200 Kompressor
C 200 Kompressor MT
C 220 CDI
C 220 CDI Euro4
C 220 CDI Euro4 MT
C 220 CDI MT
C 230
C 230 Kompressor MT
C 230 MT
C 240
C 240 4MATIC
C 240 MT
C 270 CDI
C 270 CDI MT
C 280
C 280 4MATIC
C 280 MT
C 30 CDI AMG
C 320
C 320 4MATIC
C 320 CDI
C 320 CDI MT
C 320 MT
C 350
C 350 4MATIC
C 350 MT
C 55 AMG
AMG CLA 35 4MATIC
AMG CLA 45 4MATIC+
AMG CLA 45 S 4MATIC+
CLA 180
CLA 180 DCT
CLA 180d
CLA 200
CLA 200 DCT
CLA 200d 4MATIC DCT
CLA 200d DCT
CLA 220 DCT
CLA 220d 4MATIC DCT
CLA 220d DCT
CLA 250 4MATIC DCT
CLA 250 DCT
CLA 250e DCT
CLS 250 CDI
CLS 350
CLS 350 CDI
CLS 350 CDI 4MATIC
CLS 500
CLS 500 4MATIC
CLS 63 AMG
CLS 63 AMG 4MATIC
CLS 63 AMG S 4MATIC

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
470 L / 16.6 cu-ft ~ 1384 L / 48.9 cu-ft
505 L / 17.8 cu-ft ~ 1370 L / 48.4 cu-ft
590 L / 20.8 cu-ft ~ 1550 L / 54.7 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
10.4 L / 11.0 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
5.5 L / 5.8 qt
6.5 L / 6.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
51.0 L / 13.5 gal
59.0 L / 15.6 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
600 kg / 1323 lbs
610 kg / 1345 lbs
525 kg / 1157 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc
Disc
Offroad | Approach Angle
13.4 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
9.4 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
14.3 deg
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/55 R 16 V
245/45 R17
Turning Circle
10.8 m / 35.3 ft
11.1 m / 36.4 ft
11.3 m / 37.0 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
15.6 kWh (gross)
Body Style
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon
5-door Station Wagon

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
104 mm / 4.1 in
Size | Height
1465 mm / 57.7 in
1442 mm / 56.8 in
1416 mm / 55.7 in
Size | Length
4541 mm / 178.8 in
4688 mm / 184.6 in
4956 mm / 195.1 in
Size | Width
1728 mm / 68.0 in | 1980 mm / 78.0 in (mirror unfolded)
1830 mm / 72.0 in
1881 mm / 74.1 in
Track Width | Front
1505.0 mm / 59.3 in
1612.0 mm / 63.5 in
1596.0 mm / 62.8 in
Track Width | Rear
1476.0 mm / 58.1 in
1602.0 mm / 63.1 in
1626.0 mm / 64.0 in
Weight
1460.0 kg / 3218.7 lbs
1545.0 kg / 3406.1 lbs
1865.0 kg / 4111.6 lbs
Wheel Size
7 J x 16 H 2
17 in
Wheelbase
2715 mm / 106.9 in
2729 mm / 107.4 in
2874 mm / 113.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
10.2 sec
4.9 sec
7.8 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.7 sec
4.7 sec
7.4 sec
CO2 Emission
203 g/km
168 ~ 171 g/km
143 ~ 139 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.31
0.29
Electric Range
69.0 km / 42.9 mi
Fuel Economy
8.4 L/100km / 28.0 MPG (combined) | 12.1 L/100km / 19.4 MPG (urban) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (highway)
7.4 L/100km / 31.8 MPG (combined) | 9.4 L/100km / 25.0 MPG (urban) | 6.1 L/100km / 38.6 MPG (highway)
5.4 L/100km / 43.6 MPG (combined) | 6.4 L/100km / 36.8 MPG (urban) | 4.8 L/100km / 49.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
211.0 km/h / 131.1 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
235.0 km/h / 146.0 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1500 kg / 3307 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2100 kg / 4630 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 6d - TEMP - EVAP - ISC
Euro 5
Engine
M 271.946
M 260 DE 20 AL
OM 651.924
Engine | Bore
82.0 mm / 3.2 in
72.2 mm / 2.8 in
92.9 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.6:1
16.2:1
Engine | Displacement
1.8 L / 109.6 cu-in / 1796.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.5 cu-in / 1991.0 cc
2.1 L / 130.8 cu-in / 2143.0 cc
Engine | Power
143.0 hp / 106.6 kW @ 5200 rpm
306.0 hp / 228.2 kW
204.0 hp / 152.1 kW @ 3800 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
79.6 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
153.7 hp/L / 2.5 hp/cu-in
95.2 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
85.0 mm / 3.3 in
81.4 mm / 3.2 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
220 Nm / 162.3 lb-ft @ 2500-4200 rpm
400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 3000-4000 rpm
500 Nm / 368.8 lb-ft @ 1600-1800 rpm
Engine | Type
Supercharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged direct-injected petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
7-speed
7-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Double clutch transmission (DCT)
Automatic 7G-TRONIC PLUS

Production

Availability
2004 ~ 2007
2019
2012 ~ 2014
Debut
2019 CES
Made In
Hungary
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