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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

At a Glance

Pricing $40,250 - $73,700
Drive Types RWD, AWD
Engines 2.0l I4 HEV, 2.0l I4 T, 3.0l V6 T, 4.0l V8 T
Transmissions A7, A9, SM7
Fuel Economy 18-24 (city), 24-34 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 81
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Overview Information

Mercedes-Benz long-running compact series, the C-Class was redesigned for the 2015 model year. A variety of powertrains are offered including 4-cylinder, 6-cylinder and 8-cylinder engines. The model range also includes the C350e Plug-in hybrid. The C-Class lineup in the US also includes a coupe and convertible.

What Changed:

A 9-speed automatic replaces the 7-speed in C300 models. A sunroof is now standard.

Official Word:

Driving Performance - the AMG brand promise and the typical character traits can now be experienced by an even broader target group. The new C450 AMG 4MATIC expands the product range of the performance and sports car brand of Mercedes-Benz with another new AMG sports model. As an attractive entry into the world of AMG, the C450 AMG 4MATIC combines a 362 horsepower 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with a permanent Performance all-wheel-drive system and sophisticated suspension...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
C-Class C300 2 2.0l I4 T (241-bhp) A9 RWD 24/34/28 72 $40,250
C-Class C300 4MATIC 2 2.0l I4 T (241-bhp) A9 AWD 24/31/27 74 $42,250
C-Class C350e Plug-in 2 2.0l I4 HEV (275-bhp) A7 RWD 69 $47,900
C-Class AMG C43 2 3.0l V6 T (362-bhp) A9 AWD 20/28/24 78 $53,400
C-Class AMG C63 2 4.0l V8 T (469-bhp) SM7 RWD 18/25/21 81 $66,100
C-Class AMG C63 S 3 4.0l V8 T (503-bhp) SM7 RWD 18/24/21 81 $73,700

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