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Here's how the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the 2012 Tesla Model S measure up.
4dr Sdn C 300 Sport RWD
$38,400
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn Signature Performance
$105,400
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 7 -
Engine

241.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

416.0-hp, -liter, Electric Motor(Electric Fuel System)

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Combined MPG
28 0 -
Size
180.7" length, 54.8" height 196.0" length, 56.5" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Charcoal

Ash

Red / Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

7-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

1-Speed A/T

A/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Compact Cars N/A -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 19 x -TBD- in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A N/A -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 in 19 x -TBD- in -
Spare Wheel Material
N/A N/A -

Electrical

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

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Electric -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
241 @ 5550 416 @ 5000 -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 N/A -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 @ 1300 443 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 MPG N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A 88 -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A 265 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A 89 -
Cruising Range - Hwy
612.00 mi N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A 90 -
Cruising Range - City
450.00 mi N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 MPG N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double-Wishbone -

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in 14.4 x 1.1 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 in 14.0 x 1.3 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18 gal N/A -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.3 ft 37.0 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack-&-Pinion -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P225/45HR18 245/45R19 -
Spare Tire Size
N/A N/A -
Rear Tire Size
P245/40HR18 245/45R19 -

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3417 lbs 4647 lbs -

Dimensions

Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
55 in 55.0 in -
Second Hip Room
N/A 54.7 in -
Length, Overall
184.5 in 196.0 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Front Hip Room
N/A 55.0 in -
Front Shoulder Room
54.7 in 57.7 in -
Height, Overall
56.8 in 56.5 in -
Second Leg Room
33.4 in 35.4 in -
Wheelbase
111.8 in 116.5 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 6.0 in -
Front Leg Room
41.7 in 42.7 in -
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³ N/A -
Track Width, Front
61.6 in 65.4 in -
Passenger Volume
88.2 ft³ 94.0 ft³ -
Track Width, Rear
60.8 in 66.9 in -
Front Head Room
37.1 in 38.8 in -
Second Head Room
36.9 in 35.3 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.3 in 77.3 in -

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