Mercedes C-Class prices revealed
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Mercedes-Benz has revealed the prices and specifications for the new C-Class ahead of the first models arriving with customers in June.
Available with a choice of two engines and three comprehensively specified model lines, prices for the new C-Class range start from £26,855 on the road.
At launch 184hp C 200 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol and 170hp C 220 BlueTec CDI 2.1-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel engines will be available, each with six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic gearboxes.
The petrol engine has combined fuel economy of 53.3mpg with emisions of 123g/km in SE trim for both manual and auto models while the diesel's figures are 70.6mpg and 103g/km for the manual and 65.7mpg and 109g/km for the auto.
Three more engines – C 200 BlueTEC, C 250 BlueTEC and C 300 BlueTEC HYBRID will follow during the course of the year.
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Three model lines will make up the new C-Class range – SE, Sport and AMG Line. Among the equipment highlights, the Sport model adds 17in alloy wheels (up from 16in on SE), LED headlights, lowered comfort suspension, chrome exterior trim and Garmin Map Pilot Navigation.
AMG Line adds 18in AMG wheels, AMG bodystyling and steering wheel, sports suspension and an Artico artificial leather finish to the upper dashboard.
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The new C-Class is set to be among the best-equipped cars in its class. Standard equipment fitted to every new C-Class will include an advanced and intuitive touchpad to control the entertainment functions via the central seven-inch colour display. Enhancing comfort, Artico upholstery will be fitted as standard along with two-zone air conditioning and a media interface located in the central storage between the front seats.
Practical technologies are also fitted as standard – with a reversing camera, rain-sensing wipers, Attention Assist, Speedtronic cruise control, heated windscreen wiper washers, a tyre pressure monitoring system and Collision Prevention Assist Plus all appearing on the new C-Class.
The comfort and safety systems are joined by the Agility Select system – a rocker switch allowing the driver to choose between Comfort, Eco, Sport, Sport+ and bespoke Individual modes each affecting the vehicle's behaviour.
A series of option packs includes:
SE executive pack, £995 – Garmin Map Pilot navigation, heated front seats and split-folding rear seats.
Sport and AMG Line driving assistance package, £1,495 – Distronic Plus, Blind Spot Assist, Pre-safe and Lane-Keeping Assist.
Sport and AMG Line premium pack, £1,595 – electric panoramic glass sunroof, memory package for the electric front seats, ambient lighting system, keyless-go, hands-free access to the boot and powered boot closing.
Sport and AMG Line premium plus pack, £2,795, includes all the elements of the premium pack but adds Comand Online and 590W Burmester surround sound system.
Launch prices range from £26,855 for the C 200 SE manual to £34,355 for the AMG Line automatic.