2020 Chevrolet Camaro vs. 2020 Mercedes AMG C-Class Cabriolet

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Safety

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Both the Camaro and the AMG C-Class Cabriolet have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, driver and front passenger knee airbags, side-impact head airbags, front seatbelt pretensioners, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, daytime running lights, rearview cameras, available collision warning systems, blind spot warning systems, rear parking sensors and rear cross-path warning.

Warranty

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Chevrolet’s powertrain warranty covers the Camaro 1 year and 10,000 miles longer than Mercedes covers the AMG C-Class Cabriolet. Any repair needed on the engine, transmission, axles, joints or driveshafts is fully covered for 5 years or 60,000 miles. Coverage on the AMG C-Class Cabriolet ends after only 4 years or 50,000 miles.

The Camaro’s corrosion warranty is 1 year longer than the AMG C-Class Cabriolet’s (6 vs. 5 years).

There are almost 8 times as many Chevrolet dealers as there are Mercedes dealers, which makes it much easier should you ever need service under the Camaro’s warranty.

Reliability

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J.D. Power and Associates’ 2019 Initial Quality Study of new car owners surveyed provide the statistics that show that Chevrolet vehicles are better in initial quality than Mercedes vehicles. J.D. Power ranks Chevrolet 6th in initial quality, above the industry average. With 9 more problems per 100 vehicles, Mercedes is ranked 12th, below the industry average.

J.D. Power and Associates’ 2019 survey of the owners of three-year-old vehicles provides the long-term dependability statistics that show that Chevrolet vehicles are more reliable than Mercedes vehicles. J.D. Power ranks Chevrolet fourth in reliability, above the industry average. With 19 more problems per 100 vehicles, Mercedes is ranked 13th.

Engine

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The Camaro ZL1’s 6.2 supercharged V8 produces 147 more horsepower (650 vs. 503) and 134 lbs.-ft. more torque (650 vs. 516) than the AMG C 63 S Cabriolet’s optional 4.0 turbo V8.

As tested in Car and Driver the Camaro ZL1 6.2 supercharged V8 is faster than the AMG C 63 S Cabriolet 4.0 turbo V8 (automatics tested):

Camaro

AMG C-Class Cabriolet

Zero to 60 MPH

3.4 sec

3.9 sec

Zero to 100 MPH

7.4 sec

8.7 sec

5 to 60 MPH Rolling Start

3.7 sec

4.3 sec

Passing 50 to 70 MPH

2.1 sec

2.3 sec

Quarter Mile

11.5 sec

12.2 sec

Speed in 1/4 Mile

124 MPH

119 MPH

Fuel Economy and Range

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An engine control system that can shut down some of the engine’s cylinders helps improve the Camaro V6/V8 Auto’s fuel efficiency. The AMG C-Class Cabriolet doesn’t offer a system that can shut down part of the engine.

To lower fuel costs and make buying fuel easier, the Chevrolet Camaro uses regular unleaded gasoline (premium recommended with the 2.0 turbo 4-cylinder engine for maximum performance). The AMG C-Class Cabriolet requires premium, which can cost 20 to 55 cents more per gallon.

The Camaro has 1.6 gallons more fuel capacity than the AMG C-Class Cabriolet (19 vs. 17.4 gallons), for longer range between fill-ups.

The Camaro has a standard cap-less fueling system. The fuel filler is automatically opened when the fuel nozzle is inserted and automatically closed when it’s removed. This eliminates the need to unscrew and replace the cap and it reduces fuel evaporation, which causes pollution. The AMG C-Class Cabriolet doesn’t offer a cap-less fueling system.

Transmission

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A 10-speed automatic is available on the Chevrolet Camaro, for better acceleration and lower engine speed on the highway. Only a nine-speed automatic is available for the AMG C-Class Cabriolet.

Brakes and Stopping

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The Camaro stops much shorter than the AMG C-Class Cabriolet:

Camaro

AMG C-Class Cabriolet

70 to 0 MPH

137 feet

155 feet

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Tires and Wheels

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For better traction, the Camaro has larger standard tires than the AMG C-Class Cabriolet (245/50R18 vs. 225/45R18). The Camaro ZL1 1LE Coupe’s tires are larger than the largest tires available on the AMG C-Class Cabriolet (F:305/30R19 & R:325/30R19 vs. F:255/40R18 & R:285/35R18).

The Camaro SS 1LE/ZL1’s tires provide better handling because they have a lower 30 series profile (height to width ratio) that provides a stiffer sidewall than the AMG C-Class Cabriolet’s optional 35 series front tires.

For better ride, handling and brake cooling the Camaro offers optional 20-inch wheels. The AMG C-Class Cabriolet’s largest wheels are only 19-inches in the front and 20-inches in the rear.

The Camaro has a standard easy tire fill system. When inflating the tires, the vehicle’s integrated tire pressure sensors keep track of the pressure as the tires fill and tell the driver when the tires are inflated to the proper pressure. The AMG C-Class Cabriolet doesn’t offer vehicle monitored tire inflation.

Chassis

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The Chevrolet Camaro may be more efficient, handle and accelerate better because it weighs about 100 to 900 pounds less than the Mercedes AMG C-Class Cabriolet.

Passenger Space

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The Camaro Convertible has 3.7 cubic feet more passenger volume than the AMG C-Class Cabriolet (85 vs. 81.3).

Cargo Capacity

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The Camaro Convertible has a larger trunk with its top down than the AMG C-Class Cabriolet with its top down (7.3 vs. 7 cubic feet).

Ergonomics

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The Camaro’s instruments include an oil pressure gauge and a temperature gauge - which could save your engine! Often ‘idiot lights’ don’t warn you until damage has been done. The AMG C-Class Cabriolet does not have an oil pressure gauge.

On extremely cold winter days, the Camaro’s optional heated steering wheel provides comfort, allowing the driver to steer safely and comfortably before the car heater warms up. The AMG C-Class Cabriolet doesn’t offer a heated steering wheel.

Economic Advantages

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Insurance will cost less for the Camaro owner. The Complete Car Cost Guide estimates that insurance for the Camaro will cost $1065 to $11185 less than the AMG C-Class Cabriolet over a five-year period.

IntelliChoice estimates that five-year ownership costs (depreciation, financing, insurance, fuel, fees, repairs and maintenance) for the Chevrolet Camaro will be $11538 to $45735 less than for the Mercedes AMG C-Class Cabriolet.

Recommendations

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The Camaro was chosen as one of Car and Driver’s “Top Ten” for 3 of the last 5 years. The AMG C-Class Cabriolet has never been a Car and Driver “Top Ten” pick.

Motor Trend selected the Camaro as their 2016 Car of the Year. The AMG C-Class Cabriolet has never been chosen.

The Camaro was chosen as one of Automobile Magazine’s “All Stars” in 2013. The AMG C-Class Cabriolet has never been an “All Star.”

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