Compare 2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class - Overview

Compare the C-Class side-by-side against the ES 300 and the XJR. See features, performance, cost of ownership and more.

2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (Kompressor Sport C230 2dr Coupe)

  (Kompressor Sport) C230 2dr Coupe

2003 Lexus ES 300 (Base 4dr Sedan)

Suggested Top Competitor (Base) 4dr Sedan

2002 Jaguar XJR (Base 4dr Sedan)

Suggested Top Competitor (Base) 4dr Sedan

MSRP

Veh 1 $24,950
Veh 2 $31,725
Veh 3 $71,830

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 21 / 31
Veh 2 21 / 29
Veh 3 16 / 22

Horse Power

Veh 1 189 @ 5.8k RPM
Veh 2 210 @ 5.8k RPM
Veh 3 370 @ 6.15k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 8.0 Sec
Veh 2 7.2 Sec
Veh 3 N/A

Engine

Veh 1 1.8L I-4
Veh 2 3.0L V-6
Veh 3 4.0L V-8

Transmission

Veh 1 6-spd man w/OD
Veh 2 5-spd auto w/OD
Veh 3 5-spd auto w/OD

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 5 Seats
Veh 2 5 Seats
Veh 3 5 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 38.1 CF
Veh 2 14.5 CF
Veh 3 12.7 CF

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $471
Veh 2 $599
Veh 3 $1,356

Cost To Own (5 yr @ 10k/yr)

Veh 1 N/A
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A