The BMW 3-Series Competes With the Mercedes C-Class in Escondido, CA
Are you seeking a new car upgrade for your commute on the roads and highways of Escondido? If you’ve been researching luxury sports models like the new BMW 3-Series and the Mercedes C-Class, you may already know the thrill and pleasure involved when driving a high-end model, however, how do they stack up against each other for those seeking the best fit for their daily driving needs? Here’s what drivers can expect when comparing these two German-made sedans.
Drivers who are seeking practicality at an affordable price will find that the BMW 3-Series is their best option for a new and stylish sedan. With a variety of trim levels to choose from within both models, BMW offers a Sports Wagon to the mix, for those family drivers who require extra interior space and cargo area for their traveling gear. The Mercedes C-Class is only available in two trim levels, the Sedan and AMG.
When it comes to power and efficiency, the BMW 3-Series takes the upper hand with the standard 248-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-Liter I4 engine with the eight-speed automatic engine. The C-Class standard engine is lesser than the 3-Series with a 241-horsepower engine with a nine-speed automatic engine and has a slower 0-60mph time at 5.8-seconds whereas the 3-Series hits 0-60mph in 5.4-seconds.
Drivers who choose the BMW 3-Series can also look forward to rear a/c for their backseat passengers, the option for WiFi Hotspot, and overall more passenger and cargo space for a five-passenger sedan model. The BMW 3-Series holds a total of 13 cubic feet of trunk volume compared to the C-Class model’s 12.6 cu. ft of volume, and more second seat leg and headroom when choosing the 3-Series sedan.
See for yourself just how the BMW 3-Series comes out on top as the better choice when stacked up against the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Schedule your test drive today by calling our sales team at (760) 745.3000 when you’re ready for the full BMW experience. We’ll see you soon!