Comparison between:
• Mercedes-Benz C-class T-mod (S203) C 180 T (petrol, 2001)
• Mercedes-Benz E-class (W210) E 240 (petrol, 2000)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ModelT-mod (S203) C 180 T(W210) E 240
First year of production20012000
Last year of production20042002

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typestation wagon (estate, combi)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors5 (five)4 (four)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2715.00 mm (millimeters)
8.91 ft (feet)
106.89 in (inches)
2.7150 m (meters)
2833.00 mm (millimeters)
9.29 ft (feet)
111.54 in (inches)
2.8330 m (meters)
Front track1505.00 mm (millimeters)
4.94 ft (feet)
59.25 in (inches)
1.5050 m (meters)
1548.00 mm (millimeters)
5.08 ft (feet)
60.94 in (inches)
1.5480 m (meters)
Rear track1476.00 mm (millimeters)
4.84 ft (feet)
58.11 in (inches)
1.4760 m (meters)
1542.00 mm (millimeters)
5.06 ft (feet)
60.71 in (inches)
1.5420 m (meters)
Length4541.00 mm (millimeters)
14.90 ft (feet)
178.78 in (inches)
4.5410 m (meters)
4795.00 mm (millimeters)
15.73 ft (feet)
188.78 in (inches)
4.7950 m (meters)
Width1728.00 mm (millimeters)
5.67 ft (feet)
68.03 in (inches)
1.7280 m (meters)
1799.00 mm (millimeters)
5.90 ft (feet)
70.83 in (inches)
1.7990 m (meters)
Height1465.00 mm (millimeters)
4.81 ft (feet)
57.68 in (inches)
1.4650 m (meters)
1433.00 mm (millimeters)
4.70 ft (feet)
56.42 in (inches)
1.4330 m (meters)
Ground clearance--
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity470.0 l (liters)
16.60 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.47 m3 (cubic meters)
470000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
520.0 l (liters)
18.36 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.52 m3 (cubic meters)
520000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1384.0 l (liters)
48.88 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.38 m3 (cubic meters)
1384000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1505 kg (kilograms)
3317.96 lbs (pounds)
1425 kg (kilograms)
3141.59 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2030 kg (kilograms)
4475.38 lbs (pounds)
2080 kg (kilograms)
4585.62 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank62.0 l (liters)
13.64 UK gal (UK gallons)
16.38 US gal (US gallons)
65.0 l (liters)
14.30 UK gal (UK gallons)
17.17 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model--
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement1998 cc (cubic centimeters)2597 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)overhead camshaft (OHC)
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio10.60 : 110.50 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineV engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)3 (three)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)89.90 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.54 in (inches)
0.0899 m (meters)
89.90 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.54 in (inches)
0.0899 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)78.70 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.10 in (inches)
0.0787 m (meters)
68.20 mm (millimeters)
0.22 ft (feet)
2.69 in (inches)
0.0682 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power129 hp (horse power)
96.2 kW (kilowatts)
130.8 ps (metric horsepower)
170 hp (horse power)
126.8 kW (kilowatts)
172.4 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at5300 rpm (revolutions per minute)5700 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque190 Nm (newton meters)
19.4 kgm (kilogram meters)
140.1 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
240 Nm (newton meters)
24.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
177.0 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at4000 rpm (revolutions per minute)4500 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM--
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.30 s (seconds)9.80 s (seconds)
Maximum speed206 km/h (kilometers per hour)
128.00 mph (miles per hour)
224 km/h (kilometers per hour)
139.19 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient--

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)13.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.99 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.59 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
17.30 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.57 mpl (miles per liter)
7.35 km/l (kilometers per liter)
15.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.43 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.12 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
15.08 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.98 mpl (miles per liter)
6.41 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)7.3 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.61 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.93 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
32.22 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.51 mpl (miles per liter)
13.70 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.72 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.06 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
30.16 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.97 mpl (miles per liter)
12.82 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)9.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.11 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.54 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
24.50 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.47 mpl (miles per liter)
10.42 km/l (kilometers per liter)
10.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.38 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.85 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
21.78 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.75 mpl (miles per liter)
9.26 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standard--
Catalytic converter--
CO2 emissions--

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model--
Type of transmissionmanualmanual
Number of automatic gears--
Number of manual gears6 (six)5 (five)
Final drive ratio--
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulic
Turning circle diameter--


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - wishbone - double wishbones
Type of rear suspension - coil springs - coil springs


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYes


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size--
Tyre code195/65 R15205/65 R15