The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Saloon and Estate are now available to order, with prices starting from £35,690 for the petrol-powered C 220 d SE Saloon. Prices for the C 220 d SE Estate start at £36,890.
The updated C-Class features a range of new, more efficient diesel and petrol engines. A 12.3-inch digital cockpit display is now optionally available which, together with a 10.25-inch infotainment display, further enhances the luxurious cabin. The latest in driving assistance technology is also available as an option.
The C 200, available in rear-wheel or 4MATIC all-wheel-drive, features an all-new 1.5-litre petrol engine with EQ Boost. EQ Boost uses a 48-volt onboard network with a belt-driven starter/alternator – the system adds 14 bhp to the car’s overall output..
The C 220 d uses a 2.0-litre diesel engine (codenamed OM654), which was first seen in the E-Class. It generates 191 bhp and and 295 ft lb, while delivering up to 61.4 mpg (combined) and CO2 emissions from 117 g/km.
All models come as standard with a 9G-Tronic automatic transmission.
SE models come as standard with Agility Control comfort suspension; 17-inch alloy wheels; Collision Prevention Assist Plus; reversing camera; Audio 20 with 10.25-inch media display; heated front seats; DAB radio; SD card-based navigation system; and Speedtronic cruise control.
For an additional £1,650, the Sport trim line adds comfort suspension lowered by 15 mm; LED high performance headlights; and sports seats upholstered in Artico man-made leather.
AMG Line standard equipment includes 18-inch alloy wheels; sports suspension; AMG bodystyling; AMG sports seats in Artico leather and Dinamica microfibre; and sports braking system with perforated front brake discs. AMG Line is available for £1,495 over Sport models.
The Premium equipment line is available on all models for £2,795 and includes a 12.3-inch cockpit display; ambient lighting, with a choice of 64 colours; Comand Online; Multibeam LED Intelligent Light System; and wireless phone charging.
The Premium Plus line contains everything in the Premium package, and adds Burmester surround sound system; Keyless-Go Comfort package; and a panoramic glass sunroof. It’s available for £4,995.
The optional Driving Assistance package (£1,695) comprises Active Blind Spot Assist; Active Lane Keeping Assist; BAS Plus with Cross-traffic Assist; Distronic Plus with Steering Assist and Stop&Go Pilot; Pre-Safe Brake with pedestrian detection; and Pre-Safe Plus.
The Airmatic Dynamic Handling package costs £895 and adds air suspension, enabling the driver to adapt the suspension set-up according to the road conditions.
|Trim||CO2(g/km)||OTR price (£)||P11D (£)||Road fund licence (£)||BIK tax rate (%)|
|C 200 Saloon||SE||140||33,180||32,920||205||29|
|C 200 4MATIC Saloon||AMG Line||148||37,925||37,665||515||32|
|C 220 d Saloon||SE||121||35,690||35,430||205||29|
|C 43 4MATIC Saloon||–||213||49,675||48,380||1,240||37|
|C 200 Estate||SE||147||34,380||34,120||205||30|
|C 200 4MATIC Estate||AMG Line||153||39,435||38,865||515||33|
|C 220 d Estate||SE||128||36,890||36,630||205||30|
|C 43 4MATIC Estate||–||219||50,875||49,580||1,240||37|