The horsepower is a parameter that most of us pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Citroen which has by 27 horsepower more in relation to the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting, which makes this vehicle a bit quicker. With more horsepower the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual should also give slightly more efficiency in specific gears.
The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual burns up 0.2 l less in the combined cycle in comparison to the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting. The difference at the level of 0.2 l is not realy noticeable. Nevertheless in the long run it would allow you to make a considerable reduction of costs.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Citroen can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 9.3 s, which is 2 percent quicker in relation to the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting. However the difference is not as much big to be taken into account when buying a vehicle.
The boot of the Citroen is only 10 % bigger than the Mercedes. However, the difference is not significant and it would be right to say that both cars have more of less the same trunk space.
The top velocity possible to be reached by the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer is greater in relation to of the Mercedes by 1 km/h, which allows the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer to overcome quicker large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 1 km/h is small and will be negligible in everyday driving.
The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Citroen C5 III is 86 mm wider in relation to the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting. It is clearly perceptible by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
The wheelbase of a car means the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase significantly affects the driving due to better car's weight distribution. Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual has 50 mm longer wheelbase distance in relation to Mercedes. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the balance and steering. Hence, the mass of Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual should be better distributed and driving should be smoother and safer.
Maximum load capacity
The Citroen C5 III Crosstourer is 224 millimeters longer when compared to the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 136HP manual. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and usually have plenty of trunk space. While the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer seems to be better choice for families or drivers who appreciate comfortable rides, the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting 200 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 136HP manual may appeal to singles as it will not make troubles with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Model release date
Given that the Mercedes's production began only 1 year prior to the Citroen C5 III, the distance in technology used in both vehicles is not really big, however, the Citroen might feature a bit more advanced solutions used in it.
If you are a tall driver or you tend to carry in the trunk stuffs of big size, the Citroen C5 III Crosstourer 2.0 HDi 163HP manual, which is by 2 percent higher than the Mercedes C-Class W204 Estate T204 Facelifting, would be better option for you. However, presented vehicles do not vary much in its height and it should not be much observable.