5 Reasons Why Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the Best Sedan in its Segment

Mercedes Benz C-Class undoubtedly comes out as the best option when considering a mid-size luxury sedan in India. The car is offered with one petrol and one diesel engine while the latter further has been tuned for two different outputs. These highly refined engines along with the perfectly mated gearbox makes the C-Class a fun to ride car in all driving conditions. The price for the same starts at INR 39.97 lakh for the C220d while goes up to INR 45.58 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the top spec C250d. Here are five solid reasons to consider the new Mercedes Benz C-Class.


5 Reasons Why Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the Best Sedan in its Segment

1) Brand Value

First thing first, most Indian buyers opt for a Mercedes Benz car as they have that unbreakable bond with the brand from last few decades. Mercedes was the first brand to enter India and retail their products out of the current segment of luxury cars. C-Class has been in the charts of highest selling car in the lineup as none other brand sold their cars in the same proportion.


Mercedes-Benz is the Most-Preferred Luxury Car Brand in India

It carries the perfect blend of luxury, compactness and performance. Mercedes sold the highest number of cars in India (within competition) last year and most of the credit goes to C and E-Class. Mercedes Benz India registered sales of 13,231 units in the year 2016 (January to December). Despite of the the problems faced like Delhi diesel ban and demonetization, the sales number was slightly lower than the number recorded previous year (13,502).

2) Powerful Engine

Mercedes C-Class comes with the most powerful diesel engine in its segment. The C250d variant is powered by the same 2143 cc, 4-cylinder engine producing 204 BHP at 3800 rpm and 500 Nm at 1600 rpm. It comes mated to a 9G-Tronic gearbox and takes just 6.6 seconds to sprint from 0-100 kmph. The same power is found in cars that are double its price. Mercedes claim a top speed of 247 kmph for the top spec model. The car still claims 19.71 kmpl of certified mileage, crowning it the best car of its segment without any doubt.


New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Diesel Engine


New Mercedes-Benz C-Class 9G-Tronic Gearbox

3) Head Turning Design

The new C-Class is highly inspired from the range topping S-Class sedan and carries the same lines in a compact dimension. The high performance headlights, dynamic taillights, rear bumper with diffuser and panoramic sliding sunroof further enhance its charismatic feel. Not just that, the option between various exciting alloy wheel designs further boost the character of the new C-Class. It measures 4686 mm in length, 1810 mm in width and 1442 mm in height. The wheelbase of the car stands at 2840mm and new C-Class has boot space of 480 litres. The proportions are perfect as this brings a good amount of legroom, headroom and shoulder room to all the passengers inside the car.


New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Front 3-Quarter


New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Rear 3-Quarter

4) Spacious Interior

Undoubtedly, the new C-Class carries the best in class cabin quality and further excites your senses through its premium wood and leather finish. The interior comes wrapped in luxury with notable wooden inserts in the dashboard, door panels and center console. Apart from premium looks, the interior is rich in equipment and carries paddle shifters, ambient lighting, dual zone climate control, Audio 20 with touchpad and high resolution display. The combination of dual tone interior with wood adds the feel of exclusivity inside the Mercedes C-Class.


New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Dashboard


New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Beige Interior


New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Comes with Easy to Use Touchpad

5) Safety Features

Mercedes Benz takes care for the safety of every passenger through its 7 airbag setup. The car carries Attention Assist, helping the driver stay conscious at all times and giving a mild reminder when the system feel fatigue through the driver’s actions. The features like adaptive braking, hill start assist and active parking assist can save the passengers from getting into trouble at most moments. The availability of other options like adaptive high beam assist makes it easy for Mercedes owners to drive in the toughest lighting conditions while Neck Pro and other safety enhancing features help reduce the chances of injury during an accident.

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7 Airbags | PRE-SAFE, BAS, ESP, ASR, , Electric Parking Brake, Hill Start Assist




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