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Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes-Benz C-Class side view
Mercedes-Benz C-Class angular front perspective
Mercedes-Benz C-Class angular rear perspective

Pros and cons of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class

  • Multiple powertrains available
  • Available as sedan, coupe or wagon
  • All-wheel drive available
  • Stiff suspension
  • Touchpad interface takes time to learn
  • Additional options can drive price up
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags7

Specifications of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic or Manual
  • City consumption9.5 - 18 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.1 - 10.6 L/100km
  • Width1770 - 1839 mm
  • Length4581 - 4756 mm
  • Trunk space354 - 475 L
  • Cargo space354 - 475 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2008 - present is available in 4 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Available with the Basic trim:
  • 2 climate zones
  • 3 climate zones (optional)
  • Emergency wheel (optional)
  • Front seats have lumbar support (optional)
  • Heated front seats (optional)
  • Heated rear seats (optional)
  • Heated steering wheel (optional)
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters (optional)
  • Spare wheel (optional)
  • Sport seats in the front (optional)
  • Ventilated front seats (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Passenger seat has lumbar support
  • Power steering
Available with the Basic trim:
  • Adaptive bending lights (optional)
  • Bi-Xenon headlights (optional)
  • Cornering lights (optional)
  • Fog lights (optional)
  • Four-wheel drive (optional)
  • Glare-free high beam (optional)
  • Headlight cleaners (optional)
  • High-beam assist (optional)
  • LED daytime running lights (optional)
  • LED headlights (optional)
  • Sunroof (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Basic trim:
  • Collision warning system (optional)
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Dimming interior mirror (optional)
  • Emergency call system
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Hip airbag
  • Knee airbag (optional)
  • Lane departure warning (optional)
  • Overtaking sensors (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Rain sensor
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Basic trim:
  • 360 degree camera (optional)
  • Adaptive cruise control (optional)
  • Android Auto (optional)
  • Apple CarPlay (optional)
  • Automatic parking (optional)
  • CD disc changer (optional)
  • CD player (optional)
  • Digital radio (optional)
  • Electric tailgate (optional)
  • Front sensors (optional)
  • Front view camera (optional)
  • Hill start assist (optional)
  • Keyless entry (optional)
  • MP3-CD player (optional)
  • Navigation system (optional)
  • Rear sensors (optional)
  • Rear view camera (optional)
  • Satellite radio (optional)
  • Side sensors (optional)
  • Start stop system (optional)
  • USB port for front passengers (optional)
  • WiFi (optional)
  • Wireless charging pad/mat (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
7 engines are available with the Basic trim:
1.8 L - Gas - 201 hp
City consumption:9.5 - 9.6 L/100km
Highway consumption:6.2 - 6.3 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:815 - 824 km
2 L - Gas - 255 hp
City consumption:11 L/100km
Highway consumption:7.3 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:707 km
2.5 L - Gas - 201 hp
City consumption:11.7 - 12.4 L/100km
Highway consumption:7.3 - 8.3 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic or Manual
Range:623 - 679 km
3 L - Gas - 228 hp
City consumption:11.7 - 12 L/100km
Highway consumption:7.7 - 8 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic or Manual
Range:647 - 667 km
3.5 L - Gas - 248 hp
City consumption:10.3 - 10.5 L/100km
Highway consumption:6.1 - 7.3 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:728 - 786 km
3.5 L - Gas - 268 hp
City consumption:12.2 - 12.5 L/100km
Highway consumption:7.9 - 8.2 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:622 - 643 km
3.5 L - Gas - 302 hp
City consumption:10.5 - 10.8 L/100km
Highway consumption:7 - 7.2 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:725 - 732 km

AMG Affalterbach trim features and specs

Available with the AMG Affalterbach trim:
  • 3 climate zones
  • Emergency wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • Paddle shifters
  • Sport seats in the front
Available across all trims:
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Passenger seat has lumbar support
  • Power steering
Available with the AMG Affalterbach trim:
  • Bi-Xenon headlights
  • Fog lights
  • Headlight cleaners
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the AMG Affalterbach trim:
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Knee airbag
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Rain sensor
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the AMG Affalterbach trim:
  • CD disc changer
  • Hill start assist
  • Keyless entry
  • MP3-CD player
  • Navigation system
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • USB port for front passengers
Available across all trims:
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
1 engine is available with the AMG Affalterbach trim:
6.2 L - Gas - 481 hp
City consumption:16.9 L/100km
Highway consumption:10.3 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:473 km

AMG trim features and specs

Available with the AMG trim:
  • 2 climate zones (optional)
  • 3 climate zones (optional)
  • Emergency wheel
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
  • Sport seats in the front
Available across all trims:
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Passenger seat has lumbar support
  • Power steering
Available with the AMG trim:
  • Adaptive bending lights (optional)
  • Bi-Xenon headlights
  • Cornering lights (optional)
  • Fog lights (optional)
  • Headlight cleaners
  • LED daytime running lights (optional)
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the AMG trim:
  • Collision warning system (optional)
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Knee airbag (optional)
  • Lane departure warning (optional)
  • Overtaking sensors (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Rain sensor
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the AMG trim:
  • CD disc changer (optional)
  • CD player (optional)
  • Front sensors (optional)
  • Hill start assist
  • Keyless entry (optional)
  • MP3-CD player
  • Navigation system (optional)
  • Rear sensors (optional)
  • Rear view camera (optional)
  • Satellite radio (optional)
  • USB port for front passengers (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
2 engines are available with the AMG trim:
6.2 L - Gas - 451 hp
City consumption:15.8 - 18 L/100km
Highway consumption:10.1 - 10.6 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:450 - 499 km
6.2 L - Gas - 507 hp
City consumption:15.8 L/100km
Highway consumption:10.1 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:499 km

Mercedes-AMG trim features and specs

Available with the Mercedes-AMG trim:
  • 2 climate zones
  • 3 climate zones (optional)
  • Heated front seats
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
  • Sport seats in the front
  • Tire repair kit (optional)
  • Ventilated front seats (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Passenger seat has lumbar support
  • Power steering
Available with the Mercedes-AMG trim:
  • Adaptive bending lights (optional)
  • Cornering lights (optional)
  • Four-wheel drive (optional)
  • Glare-free high beam (optional)
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED headlights
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Short wheel base
Available with the Mercedes-AMG trim:
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Emergency call system
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Hip airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Lane departure warning
  • Overtaking sensors
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Rain sensor
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Mercedes-AMG trim:
  • 360 degree camera (optional)
  • Adaptive cruise control (optional)
  • Android Auto (optional)
  • Apple CarPlay (optional)
  • Automatic parking (optional)
  • Digital radio
  • Electric tailgate (optional)
  • Front sensors (optional)
  • Front view camera (optional)
  • Hill start assist
  • Keyless entry (optional)
  • Navigation system
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Side sensors (optional)
  • Start stop system
  • USB port for front passengers
  • WiFi
  • Wireless charging pad/mat (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
3 engines are available with the Mercedes-AMG trim:
3 L - Gas - 385 hp
City consumption:12.4 L/100km
Highway consumption:8.7 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:615 km
4 L - Gas - 469 hp
City consumption:13.2 L/100km
Highway consumption:8.7 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:591 km
4 L - Gas - 503 hp
City consumption:13.2 L/100km
Highway consumption:8.7 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:591 km