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Mercedes C-Class vs Rivals - specifications

 BMW 320d M SportAudi A4 2.0 TDI S LineMercedes C-Class 220 CDI
On-the-road price/total as tested£29,895/£29,895£30,045/£34,640£30,980/£36,375
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£13,064/43.7%£12,829/42.7%£14,344/46.3%
Depreciation£16,831£17,216£16,636
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,074/£2,149£1135/£2,271£1,171/£2,341
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)1,692/2.820£2,064/£3,440£1,912/£3,187
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost28/£xxx/D/£9526/£xxx/E/£11534/£xxx/E/£115
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£350 (5yrs/60k)£149/£269/£149£299/£479/£299
Length/wheelbase4,531/2,760mm4,703/2,808mm4,591/2,760mm
Height/width1,421/1,817mm1,427/1,826mm1,447/1,770mm
Engine4cyl in-line/1,995cc4-cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/2,143cc
Peak power 181/4,000 bhp/rpm168/4,200 bhp/rpm168/3,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 380/1,900 Nm/rpm350/1,750 Nm/rpm400/1,4000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/rwd6-spd man/fwd6-spd man/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel61 litres/run-flat65 litres/space saver67 litres/space saver
Boot capacity 460 litres480/962 litres475 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,505/520kg1,465/550kg1,600/515kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.0 metres/0.27Cd11.4 metres/0.27Cd10.8 metres/0.26Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unlimited)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/3yrs3yrs (unlimited)/4yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/154Variable/135Variable/136
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.10th/17th*12th/18th*9th/12th*
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars5/4/1/78^93/84/39/5 stars82/70/30/5 stars
0-60/30-70mph7.9/7.4 secs8.4/7.5 secs8.5/7.8 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.4/5.3 secs3.7/5.6 secs3.7/6.0 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 6.6/9.6 secs6.3/8.7 secs6.9/9.3 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 146mph/1,900rpm143mph/2,000rpm144mph/1,800rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 47.9/35.2/8.9m45.9/33.5/8.4m47.9/35.7/8.9m
Auto Express economy/range46.1mpg/619mpg37.8mpg/532 miles40.8mpg/592 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 47.9/70.6/60.1mpg45.6/64.2/55.4mpg50.4/76.3/64.2mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket164/125g/km/18%200/134g/km/19%186/133g/km/19%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/yessix/yes/yesSeven/yes/yes
Auto box/stability/cruise control£1,525/yes/yesNo/yes/yes£1,500/yes/yes
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/£1,045/£300Yes/yes/£280Yes/£1,350/£330
Metallic paint/xenons/keyless go£610/£705/£530£615/yes/£505£645/yes/no
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£1,640/£210/£250£1,620/£255/yes£495/yes/yes
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