Comparison - BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe 440i xDrive 2019 - vs - Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG C 43 2018

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Average Price: 
53,000
Updated: 
01 Sep 2018
53,400
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.80gals
17.40gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Mineral Grey Metallic
#8c9693
Black Sapphire Metallic
#000000
Champagne Quartz Metallic
#887f78
Imperial Blue Metallic
#1b2f50
Tanzanite Blue Metallic
#1a3b5c
Jet Black
#000000
Citrin Black Metallic
#24231f
Alpine White
#ffffff
Frozen Silver Metallic
#bec7cc
Carbon Black Metallic
#171c24
Jatoba Brown Metallic
#605953
Snapper Rocks Blue Metallic
#3393ae
Sunset Orange Metallic
#b03810
Mineral White Metallic
#eaeaea
Melbourne Red Metallic
#920f0d
Frozen Bronze Metallic
#8c7f79
Estoril Blue Metallic
#44689c
Glacier Silver Metallic
#c8c8c8

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

As German luxury automakers slice and dice traditional market segments, it's fair to say the 2019 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe is in a class of one. The 4 Series is essentially a coupe/convertible version of the ubiquitous 3 Series sedan, and the Gran Coupe further complicates the naming scheme by being a four-door variant of the 4 Series.

Pros
Hatchback body style makes it easy to load cargo
Stout performance with either engine
Upscale interior with easy-to-use controls
Well-balanced ride and handling

Cons
Available only with an automatic transmission
Less cargo space than closest hatchback competitors
Heavier and costlier than similar sedan competitors
Less backseat headroom than in the 3 Series sedan

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 BMW 4-Series ranked #7 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the BMW 4-Series has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 34 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Thrilling, responsive handling
Muscular optional engine
Above-average cargo space

Cons
Tight rear headroom

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 BMW 4-Series distills our favorite parts from the related 3-Series and packages them in a better shape.

Pros
Impressive powertrains, all of them
Good looks from all body styles
Standard automatic emergency braking
Bigger infotainment screen this year
Gran Coupe is especially attractive

Cons
More for Apple CarPlay after first year
Small-ish rear seat
Interior can be a little dull
Leather isn’t standard

By: 
thecarconnection.com

There have been some changes to standard and optional equipment across the C-Class lineup, and Mercedes has simplified some options packages and stand-alone options. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now available in the C-Class, too. A plug-in hybrid, the C350e, is essentially new, though it technically debuted very late in the 2017 model year.

PROS
Interior is impeccably crafted
Many available cutting-edge features
Exterior styling turns heads everywhere
Multiple high-horsepower powertrains available

CONS
Stiff standard suspension
Clumsy touchpad infotainment interface

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class ranked #10 in Luxury Small Cars. Currently the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has a score of 8.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 47 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Elegant interior with high-grade materials
Refined, powerful engines

Cons
Complicated infotainment system and controls
Small rear seats
Poor predicted reliability rating

By: 
usnews.com

Very expensive and still not very large, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class nonetheless leads its luxury niche with fabulous style and fantastic power and grip.

Pros
Coupe, convertible, or sedan
A great-looking family
Powertrains range from great to GREAT
Best C-Class handling ever

Cons
Automatic-only
From $$ to $$$$
Tight rear seats
Shy on cargo space
Plug-in hybrid adds little

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
31.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
332ft-lbs
at 1 380rpm
384ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
Horsepower: 
322hp
at 5 500rpm
362hp
at 5 550rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
38.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
extended cabin heating/cooling
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.70in
185.00in
Width: 
71.90in
71.30in
Height: 
55.30in
56.30in
Ground Clearance: 
5.70in
Wheel Base: 
110.60in
111.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
37.10
Rear Head Room: 
36.90
37.10
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
33.70in
35.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
54.80in
55.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.30in
55.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
14.00cu.ft
12.60cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3922.00lbs
3759.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
Heated Mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
height adjustable passenger seat
sport front seats
2 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
leatherette
2 -way manual driver seat adjustments
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
driver seat thigh extension
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Leatherette/Suede
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension,
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
harman/kardon premium brand speakers
16 total speakers
600 watts stereo output
speed sensitive volume control
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
2 subwoofer(s)
USB connection
surround audio surround audio (discrete)
5 Total Speakers
Memory Card Slot
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 x 8.0
18 X 8.5
Wheels more: 
225/45R V tires
18 x 8.0 in. wheels
Run flat tires
alloy wheels
Run Flat Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Rear door child safety locks
cornering lights
Turn signal mirrors
stability control
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
auto delay off headlamps
tire pressure monitoring
brake drying
self-leveling headlights
emergency braking preparation
front fog/driving lights
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
child seat anchors
Emergency braking assist
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
LED headlamp
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Rear Center 3-Point Belt

Options

Packages: 
Driving Assistance Package
Executive Package
Luxury Package
M Sport Package
Track Handling Package
Convenience Package
Designo Platinum White Pearl/Black Nappa Leather Package
Advanced Lighting Package
Designo Saddle Brown/Black Nappa Leather Package
AMG Night Package
Designo Saddle Brown/Black Nappa Leather W/AMG Performance Seats
Parking Assist Package
Multimedia Package
Designo Platinum White Pearl/Black Nappa Leather W/AMG Performance Seats
Premium Driver Assistance Package
Smartphone Integration Package
Exterior Options: 
19" Bi-Color Orbit Grey Star-Spoke Wheels (Style 407) w/All-Season Tires
19" M Ferric Grey Double-Spoke Style 704 M Wheels w/Mixed Performance Tires
18" M Star-Spoke Style 400M Wheels w/All-Season Tires
18" Orbit Grey V-Spoke Style 398 Wheels w/Mixed Performance Non-Runflat Tires
19" M Orbit Grey Double-Spoke Style 704 M Wheels w/Mixed Performance Tires
19" Bi-Color Orbit Grey Star-Spoke Wheels (Style 407) w/Mixed Performance Tires
18" M Star-Spoke Style 400M Wheels w/Mixed Performance Tires
Carbon Fiber Rear Spoiler
19" AMG Split 5-Spoke W/Black Accents
Wheel Locks
19" AMG Multispoke Wheels W/Black Accents
Illuminated Star
LED Headlamps
AMG Exterior Carbon-Fiber Package
19" AMG Split 5-Spoke
Panorama Sunroof
19" AMG Multispoke Wheels
Chrome Door Handle Inserts
LED Logo Projectors
Interior Options: 
Head-Up Display
Heated Steering Wheel
Merino Leather Dashboard
Dynamic Digital Instrument Cluster
Heated Front Seats
Non Sport Seats for Luxury Package
Wireless Charging
Heated Rear Seats
Head-Up Display
Burmester Surround Sound System
Rear-Side Window Sunshades
Replace Red Or Silver Seat Belts W/Black
Garmin MAP PILOT SD Card
AMG Nappa/DINAMICA Performance Steering Wheel
Power Rear-Window Sunshade
AMG Performance Seats
Heated And Ventilated Front Seats
Air Balance Cabin Air Purification And Fragrance System
AMG Track Pace Application

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black SensaTec w/Red Stitching, leatherette
#000000
Opal White Extended Merino, premium leather
#e9e8e3
Nutmeg Extended Merino, premium leather
#7e786c
Golden Brown Extended Merino, premium leather
#b56f4d
Cashmere Beige Extended Merino, premium leather
#d5cec4
Venetian Beige Dakota w/Dark Oyster Highlight, leather
#d2c2ad
Cognac Dakota w/Dark Brown Highlight, leather
#987c64
Black Dakota w/Dark Oyster Highlight, leather
#000000
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#000000
Coral Red Dakota w/Black Highlight, leather
#882a22
Black Dakota w/Blue Stitching, leather
#000000
Venetian Beige SensaTec, leatherette
#d2c2ad
Black Dakota w/Red Highlight and Red Stitching, leather
#000000
Night Blue Dakota w/Dark Oyster Highlight, leather
#4d5057
Ivory White Dakota w/Dark Oyster Highlight, leather
#cfceca
Cognac Dakota w/Dark Brown Highlight and Cognac Lower Dashboard, leather
#987c64