Small luxury sedans have a niche audience and are sought by budding corporate professionals. The Mercedes-Benz C Class is one of the most prominent players in this segment and has gained a lot of popularity ever since its inception in 1993. With over two decades of evolution, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C Class sedan is better than ever, with an impressive list of features. However, competition is rife in this segment and the Genesis G70 is one of the biggest competitors of the C Class sedan. Let’s have a look at what makes the Mercedes-Benz C Class stand out from the Genesis G70.
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C Class is currently in its fourth generation (W205) and receives the following updates over the previous model year version – a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster and heated front seats have been made standard across all trims. Also, Night Package is available for the C Class Sedan that adds black exterior trim. Interested in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C Class Sedan? We at Mercedes-Benz of New London can assist you with your entire purchasing process. Check out our online inventory to see our current selection of 2021 Mercedes-Benz C Class models. You can also contact us to schedule a test drive, or for any other queries.
2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
2021 Genesis G70
|2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder
||2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four-cylinder|
|255 hp / 273 ft-lbs.
||Horsepower / Torque
||252 hp / 260 ft-lbs.|
The Mercedes-Benz C Class offers better performance figures compared to the Genesis G70. The Genesis G70 also offers another 3.3-liter V-6 engine option that produces 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque. But the Mercedes-Benz C Class takes the cake thanks to a wide variety of engines to choose from other than the engine mentioned in the table above, namely a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 that produces 385 horsepower and 385 pound-feet of torque, a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 that produces 469 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque, and a Handcrafted AMG 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 that puts out 503 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. The engine options mentioned changes based on the trim you opt for. Regardless, the options available give the Mercedes-Benz C Class an edge over the Genesis G70.
Coming to features, the C Class offers a wide array of features such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a 10.25-inch high-resolution touchscreen display, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, and a Burmester Surround Sound System, to name some of them. This makes the Mercedes-Benz C Class a more fitting option compared to the Genesis G70.