Which C-Class AMG Model is Right for You?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Mercedes-Benz E-Class on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016 at 5:55 pm
2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 vs 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 vs 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63

For those of you in search of a new performance luxury sedan, you have likely come across both the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 and the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63. Both of these vehicles offer some tremendous features and capabilities, but there are some significant differences between them. That is why we put together this comparison to help you figure out which one is better suited for you!

Powertrain Differences

The biggest difference between the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 and the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 is the engine that each vehicle has under the hood. Below is a breakdown of the engines that power each vehicle, as well as some of the performance differences that you will see with each one.

2017 Mercedes-AMG C43
2017 Mercedes-AMG C63
3.0-liter V6 Biturbo
4.0-liter V6 Biturbo
362 hp
469 hp
384 lb.-ft
479 lb.-ft
4.6 seconds
Zero-to-Sixty MPH
4.0 seconds
28 mpg hwy, 20 mpg city
Fuel Economy
24 mpg hwy, 18 mpg city

As you can see, the AMG C63 is going to deliver you more power, but that might not necessarily mean it is the right vehicle for you. If you don’t need 469 horsepower, the AMG C43 still offers plenty of muscle for you to enjoy.

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Plenty of Performance Enhancing Technologies on Both

As you might expect from any Mercedes-AMG vehicle, both the C43 and C63 come fully equipped with a plethora of advanced performance technology features. However, the C63 does get slightly more of them, including a Race Start function and an AMG limited-slip differential. Both vehicles do come equipped with the AMG DYNAMIC SELECT SYSTEM, a torque vectoring brake, an AMG Sport Exhaust system and AMG Performance 4MATIC all-wheel drive.

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In terms of size, there are no real noticeable differences between the Mercedes-AMG C43 and AMG C63. The vehicles offer the same amount of headroom, legroom and trunk space. They both offer similar interior features as well including dual-high resolution screens, a central controller, dual-zone automatic climate control and a FrontBass system.

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Pricing Differences

The only other area that the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 and 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 really differ in is price. The C43 has a starting MSRP of $52,000 while the C63 starts at $65,200. Much of this is thanks to the more powerful engine that the C63 provides.

Find Your Performance Luxury Sedan at Loeber Motors

If you would like to experience both the 2017 Mercedes-AMG C43 and 2017 Mercedes-AMG C63 in person, come and check them both out here at Loeber Motors. If you have any other questions about the vehicles, please get in touch with one of our sales team members.

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2 Responses to “Which C-Class AMG Model is Right for You?”

  1. Kyle says:

    AMG C63 “Engine” should read “4.0-liter V8 Biturbo” not V6. 🙂

  2. BruceKib says:

    Хорошего дня.

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