2020 BMW i3 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid

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What is the main difference between i3 and C-Class Sedan Hybrid?

Although there are some similarities, these two are different in most aspects such as body structure, powertrain, horsepower, fuel economy, ground shadow size, model year, market segment, and maximum occupancy. First of all, the is a newer vehicle by 2 model years. Also, there is a significant difference between body structures and exterior dimensions. The 2020 i3 is a Hatchback, while the 2018 C-Class Hybrid is a Sedan. It is also significantly smaller. In addition, the C-Class Sedan Hybrid has a more powerful engine than the i3, and it gets 42 fewer miles on a gallon of fuel. And then, you'll seat one more passenger in the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid than in the BMW i3. Among similarities are the market segment and starting price.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
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Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • Auto, RWD
  • 2.0 L, Turbo, Auto, RWD
MSRP
MSRP
$44,450
$47,900
Engine
Engine
Electric Motor
2.0L Inline-4 Turbo + Electric Motor
Horsepower
Horsepower
170 hp
275 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
5.8 sec
City MPG
City MPG
107 MPGe
45 MPGe
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
93 MPGe
61 MPGe
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
100 MPGe
51 MPGe
Width
Width
79.5 in
Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
69.9 - 70.5 in
72.1 in
Length
Length
158.1 - 158.3 in
184.5 in
Height
Height
62.6 - 62.9 in
56.8 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
101.2 in
111.4 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
76.7 - 77.5 ft2
92.4 ft2
Seats
Seats
4
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
39.6 in
37.1 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
40.5 in
41.7 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
53.6 in
55.3 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
37.2 in
37.1 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
31.9 in
35.2 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
49.2 in
55.5 in

Costs

2020 BMW i3

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$600 - $1,900
$2,000
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
$19 (2020 BMW i3 120 Ah)
$359 (2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 350e Sedan)
Lease Due
Lease Due
$4,999
$2,999
Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
$6,283 - $7,583
$17,923
2020 BMW i3 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid - Front Left Comparison2020 BMW i3 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid - Front Left Comparison
2020 BMW i3 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid - Rear Right Comparison2020 BMW i3 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid - Rear Right Comparison
2020 BMW i3 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid - Dashboard Comparison2020 BMW i3 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid - Dashboard Comparison
2020 BMW i3 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid - Side Comparison2020 BMW i3 vs. 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Hybrid - Side Comparison
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