Hyundai IONIQ 5 vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Should you buy Hyundai IONIQ 5 or Mercedes-Benz C-Class? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Hyundai IONIQ 5 price starts at Rs 45.95 Lakh ex-showroom for Long Range RWD (Electric) and Mercedes-Benz C-Class price starts Rs 57 Lakh ex-showroom for C 200 (Petrol).

IONIQ 5 Vs C-Class

Key HighlightsHyundai IONIQ 5Mercedes-Benz C-Class
On Road PriceRs.48,38,018*Rs.73,05,310*
Range (km)631-
Fuel TypeElectricDiesel
Battery Capacity (kWh)72.648 v
Charging Time6H 55Min 11 kW AC-
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Hyundai IONIQ 5 vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class Comparison

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        Hyundai IONIQ 5
        Hyundai IONIQ 5
        Rs45.95 Lakh*
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            Mercedes-Benz C-Class
            Mercedes-Benz C-Class
            Rs62 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.48,38,018*
          Rs.73,05,310*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.92,082/month
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          Rs.1,39,039/month
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          Insurance
          User Rating
          4.1
          Based on 71 Reviews
          4.2
          Based on 81 Reviews
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          Running Cost
          Running cost per km measures the expense of driving your EV per kilometer. Running Cost/Km = (Battery Capacity of EV * Per Unit Electricity Cost ) / Range on full charge.
          ₹ 1.15/km
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          Not applicable
          OM654M
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          Not applicable
          1993
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Not applicable
          Fast Charging
          Fast charging typically refers to direct current (DC) charging from an EV charge station, and is generally quicker than AC charging. Not all fast chargers are equal, though, and this depends on their rated output.
          Yes
          Not applicable
          Charging Time
          6H 55Min 11 kW AC
          Not applicable
          Battery Capacity (kWh)
          72.6
          Not applicable
          Motor Type
          Permanent magnet synchronous
          Not applicable
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          214.56bhp
          261.49bhp@4200rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          350Nm
          550Nm@1800-2200rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          Not applicable
          4
          Fuel Supply System
          Responsible for delivering fuel from the fuel tank into your internal combustion engine (ICE). More sophisticated systems give you better mileage.
          Not applicable
          ISG
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          Not applicable
          yes
          Range (km)
          631 km
          Not applicable
          Battery Warranty
          A battery warranty is a guarantee offered by the battery manufacturer or seller that the battery will perform as expected for a certain period of time or number of cycles. Battery warranties typically cover defects in materials and workmanship
          8 Years or 160000 km
          Not applicable
          Battery Type
          Small lead-acid batteries are typically used by internal combustion engines for start-up and to power the vehicle's electronics, while lithium-ion battery packs are typically used in electric vehicles.
          Lithium-Ion
          Not applicable
          Charging Time (A.C)
          The time taken to charge batteries from mains power or alternating current (AC) source. Mains power is typically slower than DC charging.
          6H 55Min-11 kW AC-(0-100%)
          Not applicable
          Charging Time (D.C)
          The time taken for a DC Fast Charger to charge your car. DC or Direct Current chargers recharge electric vehicles faster than AC chargers
          18Min-350 kW DC-(10-80%)
          Not applicable
          Regenerative BrakingYes
          Not applicable
          Charging Port
          CCS-I
          Not applicable
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          1-Speed
          9-Speed TRONIC
          Mild HybridNoYes
          Drive Type
          RWD
          Charging Options
          11 kW AC | 50 kW DC | 350 kW DC
          Not applicable
          Charger Type
          3.3 kW AC | 11 kW AC Wall Box Charger
          Not applicable
          Charging Time (7.2 k W AC Fast Charger)
          6H 10Min(0-100%)
          Not applicable
          Charging Time (50 k W DC Fast Charger)
          57min(10-80%)
          Not applicable
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Electric
          Diesel
          Mileage City (kmpl)
          -
          20.37
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          -
          66
          Emission Norm Compliance
          ZEV
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          -
          250
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          McPherson Strut
          Adaptive Damping System
          Rear Suspension
          Multi-link
          Adaptive Damping System
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          -
          Rear Brake Type
          Disc
          -
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          -
          250
          0-100kmph (Seconds)
          -
          5.7s
          Tyre Size
          255/45 R20
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          Tyre Type
          -
          Tubeless,Radial
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4635
          4751
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1890
          1820
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1625
          1437
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2888
          2636
          Front Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
          1430
          -
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1830
          1675
          Rear Headroom (mm)
          Rear headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the center of the rear seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point
          -
          955
          verified
          Rear Legroom (mm)
          Rear legroom in a car is the distance between the front seat backrests and the rear seat backrests. The more legroom the more comfortable the seats.
          -
          357
          Front Headroom (mm)
          Front headroom in a car is the vertical distance between the centre of the front seat cushion and the roof of the car, measured at the tallest point. Important for taller occupants. More is again better
          -
          1041
          verified
          Front Legroom (mm)
          The distance from the front footwell to the base of the front seatback. More leg room means more comfort for front passengers
          -
          295
          verified
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          584
          540
          No. of Doors
          5
          4
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Power BootYesYes
          Automatic Climate Control
          2 Zone
          2 Zone
          Air Quality Control
          -
          Yes
          Remote Trunk Opener
          Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
          No
          -
          Low Fuel Warning LightYesYes
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Trunk LightYes
          -
          Vanity MirrorYesYes
          Rear Reading LampYes
          -
          Rear Seat HeadrestYesYes
          Adjustable HeadrestYesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm RestYes
          -
          Height Adjustable Front Seat BeltsYesYes
          Cup Holders FrontYesYes
          Cup Holders RearYesYes
          Rear AC VentsYesYes
          Heated Seats FrontYes
          -
          Heated Seats RearYes
          -
          Seat Lumbar SupportYesYes
          Active Noise CancellationYesYes
          Multifunction Steering WheelYesYes
          Cruise Control
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Navigation SystemYesYes
          Find My Car LocationYesYes
          Foldable Rear Seat
          -
          40:20:40 Split
          Engine Start Stop Button
          -
          Yes
          Glove Box CoolingYesYes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          Front Door
          Voice CommandYesYes
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Steering Mounted Tripmeter
          -
          Yes
          Central Console ArmrestYesYes
          Tailgate AjarYesYes
          Hands-Free TailgateYesYes
          Gear Shift Indicator
          -
          No
          Rear Curtain
          -
          No
          Luggage Hook And NetYesNo
          Battery SaverYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Column type shift-by-wire, Hands free smart power tail gate with height adjustment, Front and Rear seat (Power adjustment seat with lumbar support, Premium relaxation seat, Ventilated & heated function, Power sliding & manual reclining function, Heated function)
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          Memory Function Seats
          Front & Rear
          Front
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          Driver's Window
          -
          Drive Modes
          2
          4
          Idle Start Stop SystemYes
          -
          Vehicle to Load ChargingYes
          -
          Drive Mode Types
          ECO | NORMAL | SNOW | SPORTS
          -
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYesYes
          KeyLess Entry
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          Yes
          Ventilated SeatsYesNo
          Height Adjustable Driver Seat
          -
          Yes
          Electric Adjustable Seats
          -
          Front
          Follow Me Home Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Electronic Multi TripmeterYes
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          Fabric UpholsteryYes
          -
          Leather Steering Wheel
          -
          Yes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift Selector
          -
          Yes
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          Yes
          -
          Outside Temperature DisplayYes
          -
          Digital OdometerYesYes
          Driving Experience Control EcoYes
          -
          Dual Tone DashboardYesYes
          Interior Lighting
          Ambient light,Footwell Lamp,Reading Lamp,Boot Lamp,Glove Box Lamp
          -
          Additional Features
          Rear window sunshade , V2L(Vehicle-to-Load):inside and outside, Vision roof, Front trunk 57l, Sliding center console . Eco-processed leather seat upholstery, Dark pebble gray interior color, digital cluster(12.3")
          AMG floor mats(comes with AMG floor mats), AMG Line interior( The AMG Line interior lends your vehicle a more visible and tangible sense of sportiness. Seats with sporty seat upholstery layout and redesigned headrest, Multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather, with horizontal twin-spokes, flat bottom, deep embossing in the grip area, steering-wheel bezel and steering-wheel paddle shifters in silver chrome, AMG brushed stainless steel sports pedals with black rubber studs, Ambient lighting, Instrument panel and beltlines in ARTICO man-made leather in black nappa look, Centre console in high-gloss black with insert in silver chrome, Air vents with elements in silver chrome, Doors with high-gloss black trim elements and surround in silver chrome as well as switches in silver chrome, Floor mats in black with AMG lettering, Overhead control panel in high-gloss black)
          Exterior
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          Wheel
          Available ColorsGravity Gold MatteMidnight Black PearlOptic WhiteIONIQ 5 ColorsSelenite GreyHigh Tech SilverManufaktur Opalite White BrightMojave SilverObsidian BlackCavansite Blue+1 MoreC-Class Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          Fog Lights Front
          Front fog lights are lights placed near the lower half of a car's front bumper. They are designed to improve visibility in bad weather conditions such as fog or heavy rains.
          YesYes
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Alloy Wheels
          Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Rear Spoiler
          A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
          Yes
          -
          Sun Roof
          A sunroof is a glass panel on the roof of the vehicle. It can either be just over the front seats or extend further backward towards the rear.
          YesYes
          Moon RoofYesYes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          YesYes
          Integrated AntennaYesYes
          Chrome Grille
          It refers to a shiny silver finish on the grille of a vehicle.
          -
          Yes
          Chrome Garnish
          Chrome garnish is a chrome strip or panel applied to certain parts of the car to make them look brighter or flashier.
          -
          Yes
          Cornering Foglamps
          Cars with this feature will automatically switch on their fog lamps when the steering is turned, to improve visibility at the front corners of the car.
          -
          Yes
          Roof Rail
          Roof rails are parts attached to a car's roof that can either enhance a car's styling or be used to carry luggage carriers. Not all roof rails are designed to take loads and if they are, they have strict weight limits.
          Yes
          -
          Lighting
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
          Trunk Opener
          Smart
          Smart
          Heated Wing Mirror
          Heated wing mirrors can also be called mirror defoggers. As the name says, using heat, the outside rear view mirrors can be cleared from fogging up during cold/rainy weather, improving rearward visibility and safety.
          Yes
          -
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          YesYes
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          YesYes
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Virtual engine sound system, Rear spoiler with LED high mount stop lamp (HMSL), Auto flush door handles, parametric pixel design alloy wheels, Active air flap (AAF), LED daytime running lights (DRL) & premium front LED accent lighting, Parametric pixel LED headlamps & tail lamps,
          Multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather, DIGITAL LIGHT (DIGITAL LIGHT With more than 1.3 million pixels per headlamp),can experience brilliant lighting conditions – constantly adjusted to other road users and to the surroundings. This HD system responds with constantly adapted light to changing traffic, road or weather conditions)AMG Line exterior( The expressive bodystyling of the AMG Line lends the exterior of the C-Class a sporty, exclusive touch. AMG bodystyling consisting of AMG front apron with sporty, air intakes and chrome trim element, diffuser-look AMG rear apron with insert in black plus AMG side sill panels, Radiator grille with Mercedes-Benz pattern and integral Mercedes star as well as louvre in matt iridium silver with chrome insert, Exhaust system with two visible tailpipe trim elements integrated into the bumper, Night package ( The Night Package adds attractive features: many exterior elements are finished in black. AMG Line Exterior: radiator grille with Mercedes-Benz pattern with pins in high-gloss black, AMG front apron with trim (wing) in high-gloss black, Rear bumper with trim (wing) in high-gloss black, Beltline trim strip and window weatherstrip in high-gloss black, Exterior mirror housings painted high-gloss black)AMG bodystyling consisting of AMG front apron with sporty air intakes and chrome trim element, diffuser-look AMG rear apron with insert in black plus AMG side sill panels, Radiator grille with Mercedes-Benz pattern and integral Mercedes star as well as louvre in matt iridium silver with chrome insert, 18-inch AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels with a high-sheen finish, Exhaust system with two visible tailpipe trim elements integrated into the bumper, 18 inch AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels aerodynamically optimised
          Automatic Driving Lights
          Car headlamps automatically turn on in low light conditions, and switch off in bright conditions.
          YesYes
          Tyre Size
          255/45 R20
          -
          Tyre Type
          -
          Tubeless,Radial
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Brake AssistYesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYesYes
          Anti Theft AlarmYesYes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          7
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYesYes
          Side Airbag RearNoNo
          Day Night Rear View MirrorYesYes
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Door Ajar WarningYesYes
          Tyre Pressure MonitorYesYes
          Engine Immobilizer
          -
          Yes
          Electronic Stability ControlYesYes
          Advance Safety Features
          curtain airbags, Multi-collision-avoidance brake (MCB)
          Parking assistance, Electrochromic mirror, Forward Collision Warning, Forward Collision - Avoidance Assist, Forward Collision - Avoidance Assist – Pedestrian, Forward Collision - Avoidance Assist – Cycle, Forward Collision - Avoidance Assist - Junction Turning, Blind-Spot Collision Warning, Blind-Spot Collision - Avoidance Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Driver Attention Warning, Blind-Spot View Monitor, Safe Exit Warning, Rear Occupant Alert, Safe Exit Assist, Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Lane Following Assist, High Beam Assist, Leading Vehicle Departure Alert, Rear Cross - Traffic Collision Warning, Rear Cross - Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist, Surround View Monitor,
          Tyre pressure monitoring system, TIREFIT, Active Brake Assist, PRE-SAFE
          Anti Theft Device
          -
          Yes
          Speed Alert
          -
          Yes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Isofix Child Seat MountsYesYes
          Sos Emergency Assistance
          -
          Yes
          Hill AssistYesYes
          Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
          -
          Yes
          Curtain AirbagYes
          -
          Entertainment & Communication
          Cd PlayerNo
          -
          Cd ChangerNo
          -
          Dvd PlayerNo
          -
          RadioYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYes
          -
          Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
          USB And Auxiliary InputYesYes
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          CompassYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          12.3
          -
          Connectivity
          Android Auto
          -
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          No. of Speakers
          8
          13
          Additional Features
          Bose premium sound system, Over-the-air update (for infotainment system & maps)Home-to-car with Alexa & Google Voice Assistant(Google Home and Voice Assistant with all related logos are trademarks of Google LLC. Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc.), 12.3"touchscreen Infotainment with navigation, Hyundai Bluelink connected car technology,
          Burmester 3D surround sound system (15 high-quality speakers with 710 watt)
          Subwoofer
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          No
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Hyundai IONIQ 5

            • Sharp design: demands attention, turns heads!
            • Spacious interior has ample space for six-footers.
            • 631km of certified-range. Expect around 500km in the real world.
            • Loaded with tech: dual displays, zero-gravity seats, ADAS and V2L functions.

            Mercedes-Benz C-Class

            • Elegant exterior
            • Spectacular cabin design
            • Refined petrol engine
            • Comfortable ride quality

            Hyundai IONIQ 5

            • Rear seat lacks underthigh support and footroom.
            • Shallow boot means large objects have to be stacked horizontally.

            Mercedes-Benz C-Class

            • Petrol motor lacks outright power
            • Some features missing

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          Which car is cheaper between Hyundai IONIQ 5 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

          Hyundai IONIQ 5 price starts at Rs 45.95 Lakh & Mercedes-Benz C-Class price starts at Rs 57 Lakh in New Delhi. Hyundai IONIQ 5 is cheaper between these two cars.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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