Ever since the C-class Mercedes-Benz was launched in the market, it has been the best-selling cars of this brand name in India. Anyone who was looking for entry level luxury sedan cars which can last for few long years will prefer to buy this car. In the year 2015, when this car received S-class new design then it was considered to be the car for new generation. The option for the engine however remains unchanged. The new generation of car in C class category is still available in 2.0-liter petrol version and 2.2-liter diesel version.
Let us review Mercedes Benz cars of C class in this short article.
Following are the basic features about the exterior of C class variety of Mercedes car
- 3-point star logo with twin slat grille
- Long bonnet
- Short and low stance front overhands
- Light design for daytime running
- Rear bumper
- Tail lamps
- LED headlamps
As compared to its older model this C class version is 95 mm longer and 40 mm wider however the height has been reduced by 5 mm. thus its measurement is 4,686 mm in length, 1,442 mm in height and 1,810 mm in width. Its wheelbase is 2840 mm.
It is quite spacious as compared to older model. Following are few features
- Dual tone dash
- Central console with wood finish
- Ambient lighting with 3 colors and 5 dimming levels
- Flawless finish
- 8.4” display
- 3D satellite navigation
- Phone connectivity
- Reverse parking sensor
- Review camera
- 3- zone climatic control
- Rear and front panoramic roof
- 13 speaker sound system
Performance and handling
It has the capability to reach to 100 kmph within 7.3 seconds. Its body construction has been so designed that it can reduce wind resistance and help in achieving the speed. There are eco, comfort and sport driving modes and based on that engine, gearbox, steering and climate control can be altered. As compared to previous model it is 100 kg lighter which offers fuel economy.
It has a superb braking capabilities and car can instantly stop even if it is running at high speed. It has got anti-locking brake system with electronic brake distribution.
The diesel model can run at 17 km/liter in city and 19 km/liter in highways. In case of petrol model, it is 10 km/liter in city and 14 km/liter in highways.
- 7 airbags
- Electric parking brake
- Hill start assist
- High beam assist
- Parking sensors
- Central locking
- Crash sensor
This model has been awarded as car of the year in 2015.