The Citroen C5 I uses 3 percent less in the combined cycle in comparison to the Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203. The difference in the amount of 3 percent is not realy noticeable. Nevertheless in the long term it can generate a real savings.
The Citroen C5 I burns up 5 % fewer petrol in city traffic than the Mercedes C-Class W203. The Citroen, which represents large family cars class, burns up 0.2 l less gasoline. Keep in mind that average fuel consumption in the urban for the D class equals to 10.6 l, whereas the Citroen C5 I consumes by 2 percent more fuel than the average.
With more luggage capacity the Citroen will have much more room for loading things and be more functional car compared with the Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203. If the capacity of the boot is important to you, the Citroen will be better to buy because it is around 144 liters more spacious than the boot of its competitor.
Trunk capacity with seats down
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly influences on the amount of space for passengers and also stability while driving. The Citroen C5 I Hatchback 1.8i 16V 116HP manual is widther by 2 % in relation to the Mercedes C-Class W203 and is not really relevant. The average for the „D” segment amounts to approximately 1,764 mm and is by 2 mm larger than the same feature of the Citroen C5 I Hatchback.
The Mercedes gives way to the Citroen C5 I Hatchback in the aspect of fuel tank capacity. The Citroen C5 I Hatchback is able to store by 2 l more fuel in comparison to its competitor.
The Citroen C5 I has 51 mm longer wheelbase when compared to Mercedes. Therefore the Citroen C5 I is more safe and has a better stability. Moreover, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable driving.
Maximum load capacity
Gross trailer weight
The Citroen C5 I is 6 percent longer in relation to the Mercedes C-Class W203. Long cars are more spacious and in most cases provide plenty of trunk space. Although the Citroen occurs to be better option for families or those who appreciate comfortable driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Mercedes C-Class W203 may appeal to women because it will not make troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Number of doors
Much more comfortable and practical vehicle is 5-door Citroen C5 I Hatchback. The 2-door Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203 offers little advantages, except for sporty design.
If you are a tall driver or you carry in the trunk thinks of large dimensions, the Citroen, which is by 6 % higher than the Mercedes C-Class W203 Coupe W203 1.8 (C 160) 122HP manual, would be better choice for you. However, these two vehicles do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much perceptible.