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Editors' Page: 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

By KBB.com Editors on December 6, 2013 11:15 AM
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Keeping tradition alive. 

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the traditional luxury sedan in a segment overflowing with sport-themed entries. Conservative styling and the three-pointed star set the tone, while quiet, comfortable, unhurried driving dynamics follow through on the promise. The C-Class isn't a softy, but it's definitely more relaxed than competitors like the BMW 3 Series and Lexus IS. And even though the aging C-Class didn't earn a spot on this year's list of the 10 Best Luxury Cars Under $40,000, it's still the choice to beat for buyers seeking something more akin to a big luxury sedan experience in a smaller, more affordable package.

Build Yours

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan lineup starts around $37,000 and climbs to around $57,000 fully loaded. Build and price your own 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class to unlock its Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price, 5-Year Cost to Own and more.

Driving It

From our 2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class review: "Beyond its smooth and solid driving characteristics, the C-Class is loaded with features, including a stylish and modern interior long missing from past C-Class cars. Our C250 provided plenty of power provided we left the adjustable automatic transmission in Sport mode, and its handling, while not BMW 3 Series-like, was nevertheless controlled and responsive." Read the full review.

Two-door Twist

For buyers willing to sacrifice a couple doors for a sleeker look, the C-Class is also available as a two-door coupe.

Huge Horsepower

If the C350's 302 horsepower aren't enough for you, you can dig deeper into your pockets for the 451-horsepower, all-wheel drive C63 AMG, available in sedan or coupe body styles starting at $61,000.

Up Next

Mercedes has already released interior pictures of the next-generation C-Class set to arrive for the 2015 model year, and we expect the whole car to be unveiled in January at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.

Something Sportier?

If you're looking for something sportier than the C-Class, you'll be happy to find plenty of choices in the segment.

 

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