2020 BMW 3 Series vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
2020 BMW 3 Series 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
294 lb-ft 273 lb-ft
MPG (City/Highway) *
26/36 24/35
Cargo Space
17.0 cu. ft. 12.6 cu. ft.

2020 BMW 3 Series vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Serving Utica, NY

The 2020 BMW 3 Series is a luxury sedan that earns top marks in many areas, including its impressive appearance, fast acceleration capabilities, and its interior design that is a combination of practical, user-friendly, and full of value. The 3 Series gets some minor updates for the 2020 model year, including more space in the cabin. The amount of passenger and cargo volume found in the BMW is much more than what the Mercedes-Benz C-Class provides, one of the BMW's rivals. The BMW also has a premium infotainment system that looks nice, is loaded with features, and is also easy to use. In contrast, the Mercedes doesn't have an infotainment system that is as user-friendly as what the BMW offers. The Mercedes also offers a less comfortable ride when it is configured with the shorter suspension system.


If you're looking for a sedan with a spacious interior, the 2020 BMW 3 Series is a great option. The BMW 3 Series is three inches longer than the 3 Series in the past model year, and its frame is about two inches wider. This combination frees up additional interior room in the compact vehicle for passengers. Trunk space gets slightly more extensive in the latest model year as well. The Mercedes, in contrast, doesn't get any additional space this year. Its interior is smaller and more confining than what the BMW 3 Series has to offer, and you'll get less trunk space with the Mercedes.


The 2020 BMW 3 Series has your needs covered with all the standard amenities it provides. The BMW comes standard with a 10.25-inch infotainment screen, which is the same size screen found in the Mercedes. The infotainment screen on both vehicles has the basics of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. However, BMW's infotainment system adds even more high-end features, including an onboard concierge service and real-time traffic. The Mercedes does not have either of those features nor does it connect to emergency services like the BMW in case of an accident.

Ride Quality

The BMW 3 Series might be more significant this year, but it still offers agile and compliant handling and driving. The BMW has a sophisticated adaptive suspension system that translates to a silky smooth ride. The Mercedes doesn't have the same comfortable ride, which is especially true if you opt for the version with the shorter suspension system.

Check out the 2020 BMW 3 Series by visiting BMW of Utica today. Our BMW team will happily assist with any questions or concerns regarding this 3 Series vehicle. We look forward to seeing you soon!

* EPA-estimated. Actual mileage may vary.