2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. S-Class Sedans

Considering the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class or the 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class as your next West Bloomfield luxury sedan? Both vehicles deliver the high-end features and next-level performance you’ve come to expect from Mercedes-Benz, but there are some key differences you will want to note before making a final decision. Mercedes-Benz of Bloomfield Hills helps you make the best choice for your needs in this Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. S-Class Sedan comparison!

2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan


2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Sedan
$41,400 MSRP*

Starting MSRP

$94,250 MSRP*
9G-TRONIC 9-Speed Automatic


9G-TRONIC 9-Speed Automatic
255 hp

Base Horsepower

362 hp

Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control


Leather Upholstery


Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. S-Class: Price

If you are entering the luxury sedan segment for the first time in Southfield and are searching for a model in a lower price range, you might find the C-Class Sedan to be the optimal choice. The C-Class is intended as more of an entry-level luxury model, while the S-Class Sedan is a range-topping model within the Mercedes-Benz lineup. Here is a closer look at their respective starting prices:

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Sedan: $41,400 MSRP*
  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz S 450 Sedan: $94,250 MSRP*

Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. S-Class: Standard Features

As you compare the interior luxuries of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. S-Class Sedans, you will note that both models boast standard key features like dual-zone automatic climate control, KEYLESS GO®, an illuminated entry system, and power front seats with driver-seat memory.

With its higher starting price point, however, the S-Class comes with a few standard additions which are not featured in the base-level C-Class Sedan. Such features include:

S-Class Standard Feature Additions

  • Leather upholstery
  • 64-color/3-zone LED ambient interior lighting
  • Soft-close doors
  • Heated front seats
  • Power rear-window sunshade

Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. S-Class: Performance

The C-Class vs. S-Class Sedans share the same standard 9G-TRONIC® 9-Speed Automatic Transmission, but the base engine you’ll find under the hood of each model is different. Both are built to impress Birmingham drivers with a penchant for speed, but the base S-Class model offers up a bit more standard muscle:

2020 Mercedes-Benz C 300 Sedan

  • 2.0L Inline-4 turbo engine
  • 0 – 60 mph in 5.7 seconds
  • 255 hp
  • 273 lb-ft of torque

2020 Mercedes-Benz S 450 Sedan

  • 3.0L V6 biturbo engine
  • 0 – 60 mph in 5.4 seconds
  • 362 hp
  • 369 lb-ft of torque

Get Behind the Wheel at Mercedes-Benz of Bloomfield Hills

You’ve seen how the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs. S-Class compare on paper, but for some, the true test comes when they get behind the wheel. If you’re ready for a test drive of the C-Class and S-Class Sedans, contact Mercedes-Benz of Bloomfield Hills to inquire about arranging an appointment, and also compare these sedans to their coupe counterparts. Then, take a moment to apply for financing online and get pre-approved!

*Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer.

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