What’s the Difference Between a Sedan and a Coupe?

February 23rd, 2018 by

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan Side Profile View

What’s the difference between a sedan and a coupe? Many Mercedes-Benz models come in both formats, so as you make your decision of which luxury model to drive around Long Island, consider what sets each apart.

  • Sedans traditionally have fur doors, while coupes usually have two doors.
  • Coupes were originally vehicles without rear seats, while sedans have always accommodated more passengers.
  • Coupes are said to be sportier in style thanks to a sloping roofline, while sedans maintain a more classic appearance.
  • Within the same lineup, sedans and coupes may run on different powertrains.


While there’s a lot that differentiates sedans and coupes, they also have a lot in common.

  • Today, sedans and coupes often both offer two rows of seating.
  • Within the same lineup, sedans and coupes tend to provide similar features.

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