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Here's how the 2017 BMW M3 and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 measure up.
$64,000
Starting MSRP
$65,200
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

425.0-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

469.0-hp, 4.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
19 21 -
Size
184.5" length, 56.1" height 184.5" length, 55.3" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Silverstone II

Black

Golden Brown

Anthracite / Black

Cohiba Brown / Black

Opal White

Nutmeg

Sonoma Beige

Sakhir Orange / Black

Sakhir Orange

Amaro Brown

Black / Red Pepper

Black

Black / Red

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 9 in 18 X 8.5 in -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 10 in 18 X 9.5 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
210 180 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
900 N/A -

Engine

Displacement
3.0 L/182 4.0 L/243 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
406 @ 1850 479 @ 1750 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
425 @ 5500 469 @ 5500 -
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
270.30 mi 313.20 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG 21 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
26 MPG 25 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
413.40 mi 435.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 18 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15 in 15.4 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.6 in 14.2 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.9 gal 17.4 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40 ft 37 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P275/40YR18 P265/35YR18 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -
Front Tire Size
P255/40YR18 P245/40YR18 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3540 lbs 3782 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Front Leg Room
42 in 41.7 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.9 in 72.4 in -
Second Head Room
37.7 in 37.1 in -
Front Head Room
40.3 in 40.9 in -
Height, Overall
56.1 in 56.5 in -
Track Width, Rear
63.1 in 61 in -
Track Width, Front
62.2 in 63 in -
Trunk Volume
12 ft³ 12.6 ft³ -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Length, Overall
184.5 in 187 in -
Second Shoulder Room
55.1 in 55 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
35.1 in 35.2 in -
Front Shoulder Room
55.1 in 55.3 in -
Wheelbase
110.7 in 111.8 in -

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