Mercedes-Benz C-Class was initially launched in 1993 and here you can see a fourth generation model from the first year of production. Among the most popular body styles are the sedan (as shown here) and estate. Upon the introduction of the A-Class and B-Class, Mercedes-Benz C-Class was the entry level model of Mercedes-Benz.
Model: Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W205) / Mercedes-Benz C 220 CDI BLUETEC 7G-TRONIC
Body type: sedan/saloon, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 46,075 Euros
Engine: 2.2-litre (2,143 cc) in-line four-cylinder turbocharged engine, four valves per cylinder, direct diesel injection. The maximum output is 125 kW / 170 PS/hp at 3,000-4,200 rpm and peak torque is 400 Nm (approx. 295 ft-lbs) available between 1,400 and 2,800 rpm.
Gearbox: 7-speed automatic
Tyres: Michelin Primacy 3 225/45 R18 95Y (front) and 245/40 R18 97Y (rear)
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 7.4 seconds
Top speed: 233 km/h (electronically limited)
Declared average fuel consumption: 4.3-4.5 liters of diesel per 100 km (depending on tyre format)
Emissions: EU6, 109-117 g CO2/km (depending on tyre format)
Fuel tank (l): 41 (66 available as an option)
Dimensions (mm): L 4,686 / w 1,810 / h 1,442
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 480
Wheelbase (mm): 2,840
Weight: 1,570 kg
Front suspension: Multi-link suspension, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, anti-roll bar.
Rear suspension: Independent multi-link suspension, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, anti-roll bar.
Main standard equipment
Airbags for driver and front passenger, side airbags for driver and front passenger, curtain airbags for front and rear seats, knee airbag for driver; three-point inertia-reel seatbelts on all seats with belt latch tensioner and belt force limiter at the front, ESP/ESC, dual zone automatic air conditioning THERMATIC, four electric windows, electrically adjustable and foldable side mirrors, with heating, anti-dazzle mirrors, auto Start/Stop, adaptive braking lights, electric adjustable front seats.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Iridium Silver Metallic Paint (780); AMG Design Pack for exterior (2,300) consisting 18 inch alloy wheels and AGILITY CONTROL function; 7-speed automatic transmission 7G-TRONIC PLUS (2,100); COMAND online multimedia system (2,700); full LED headlights (1,450); PARKTRONIC and active parking assistant (730); heated front seats (325); Driving Assistance Pack Plus (2,100) consisting DISTRONIC PLUS with Steer Assist, blind spot assistant, Lane Departure Prevention, PRE-SAFE PLUS; foldable rear seats (290), rain sensor (60).
+ good soundproofing
+ very good rigidity and no torsion
+ precise handling
+ good engine performance
+ fast transmission
+ great technology pack(s)
– stiff and noisy suspension
– no touchscreen for COMAND online multimedia system, as its position suggest to have
Driven by Adrian M. for 328 km, 8 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 4,172 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at AFI Palace Cotroceni