2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C350 Sport 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 7A)
The C350 shows sporty yet classic MB styling, is well crafted, has excellent power and torque, and is incredibly fun to drive. The navigation and upgraded sound systems are well worth buying, especially for gadget & toy fanatics. Voice command control is a fantastic addition to this car. Handling, acceleration are well-balanced with a smooth, quiet ride. The sport tires are slightly louder than touring tires, but it's well worth the price of driving a sport-tuned suspension. Overall, the car compares very favorably with BMW 335i, but likely cost close to $5,000 less than comparably equipped models.
Front grille, voice control, navigation, very good sound system with many features, including flash drive and iPod integration (upgraded)
I prefer a quiet ride, and although the tires are Continental (have huge issue and can't forgive BMW for Bridgestone choice), they are slightly noisier on rough roads. The sound system can handily drown this out, however, and it is not really an issue, more a personal preference.