2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe vs 2017 Lexus RC 300

The luxury coupe segment is brimming with exceptional models that are ready to take you on the road in style. As two of the top contenders, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe and the 2017 Lexus RC 300 are fitted with the latest upscale design elements and cutting-edge automotive technology to deliver a one-of-a-kind driving experience.

Since the Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe and the Lexus RC 300 reside in the same class, they clearly share a few important qualities. They also feature a number of unique elements that help them stand out on the road. Here, prospective buyers can get a better idea of how they compare before getting behind the wheel and making a final decision.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe VS 2017 Lexus RC 300
$42,650* Starting MSRP $42,770
30 highway/23 city** Fuel Economy (MPG) 26 highway/19 city
Rear-wheel drive Drive Wheels All-wheel drive
Standard Power Sunroof/Moonroof Optional


In terms of performance, the Lexus RC 300’s 3.5-liter V6 engine is able to deliver slightly more power than the Mercedes-Benz C300’s standard 2.0-liter inline-4 powertrain. On the other hand, with EPA-estimated 30 MPG on the highway and 23 MPG in the city, the C300 Coupe offers better efficiency than the RC 300, saving drivers time and money at the pump. The 2017 C300 Coupe comes equipped with a power sunroof/moonroof, a feature that is only optional on the 2017 RC 300. The two models, however, do share multiple standard interior elements, including Bluetooth® capability, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, power-adjustable front seats, Smart Key System, and more. Which luxury coupe model is right for you?

2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe Long Island City NY

The Mercedes-Benz brand is known for utilizing high-quality materials, state-of-the-art technology, and advanced mechanical equipment to craft its vehicles. The C300 Coupe is no exception. It emits pure luxury from the very first glance and follows through with a lavish, well-equipped interior. In terms of comfort and design, the Mercedes-Benz C300 comes with sleek Aluminum-Gloss Black interior trim, illuminated entry, 40/20/40-split folding rear seats, automatically extending seatbelt presenters, and more. When it comes to technology, the 2017 C300 Coupe is fitted with KEYLESS-START, ATTENTION ASSIST®, PRE-SAFE®, FrontBass® system, and HD Radio™ receiver, among others. Drivers can also opt for a wide array of available features if they so desire.

If you are looking to get behind the wheel of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe in Long Island City, NY, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Silver Star Motors.


*MSRP includes transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, [and dealer prep]. Options, model availability, and price may vary. [See dealer for details.]

**EPA estimated 30 MPG highway and 23 MPG city with 17.4-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

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