The prices of the eight model line-up have been announced ahead of its arrival in UK showrooms this summer, with the cheapest C 220 d Sport Cabriolet costing £38,580 and most expensive weighing in at £43,205 for the C 220 d 4MATIC AMG Line Cabriolet. Available to order now, buyers have a choice of a 168bhp 2.1-litre turbodiesel engine in C 220 d guise, or a more powerful 201bhp C 250 d edition. A 4MATIC four-wheel-drive system is offered for the first time on C 220 d versions, costing £1,500 extra, and mated exclusively to a nine-speed automatic transmission.
All C-Class Cabriolet models come with 17-inch alloy wheels, DAB radio, a Garmin navigation system, an automated parking system, LED headlights, keyless entry and start and comfort suspension, as well as a choice of five driving modes, an Aircap air deflector, Airscarf neck-heating, mood lighting, heated front sports seats with man-made leather and a memory package consieting of memory function for the front seats, electric steering column and exterior mirrors. Sportier AMG Line versions build on this with the addition of 18-inch alloy wheels, a bolder body kit, diamond-effective grille with chrome pins, sports suspension, uprated brakes and a sports AMG steering wheel. AMG Line specification costs £1,495 more than the entry-level Sport editions.
CO2 emissions are as low as 116g/km on C 220 d Sport Cabriolet models with a six-speed manual gearbox, with 62.8mpg quoted as the official fuel economy figure on the combined cycle. The launch of the soft-top editions of the C-Class completes the renewal of the BMW 3 Series rivalling car, with four-door saloon, five-door estate and two-door coupe editions also available.
|Gearbox||Price £||Combined mpg||CO2 emissions|
|C 220 d Sport Cabriolet||6-speed manual||38580||62.8||116|
|C 220 d Sport Cabriolet||9-speed Automatic||40080||61.4||121|
|C 220 d AMG Line Cabriolet||6-speed manual||40075||62.8||119|
|C 220 d AMG Line Cabriolet||9-speed Automatic||41575||58.9||123|
|C 220 d 4MATIC Sport Cabriolet||9-speed Automatic||41580||56.5||130|
|C 220 d 4MATIC AMG Line Cabriolet||9-speed Automatic||43205||tba||134|
|C 250 d Sport Cabriolet||9-speed Automatic||41235||61.4||121|
|C 250 d AMG Line Cabriolet||9-speed Automatic||42730||58.9||123|