The new C-Class takes a step closer to its arrival in the UK today as prices and specifications are announced.
Available with a choice of two engines and three comprehensively specified model lines, prices for the new C-Class range start from £26,855 OTR. The first examples of the new C-Class are set to be delivered to customers in June.
At launch, a choice of a 1,991 cc, four-cylinder petrol engine and a 2,143 cc, four-cylinder diesel engine will be offered, each available with a choice of six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic gearboxes.
UK engine line-up at launch:
(mpg) / CO2 (g/km)
|C 200 (petrol)||184||300||7.5/147
|C 220 BlueTEC||170||400||7.7/145
A further three engine variants – the C 200 BlueTEC, C 250 BlueTEC and C 300 BlueTEC HYBRID will follow during the course of the year.
Three model lines will make up the new C-Class range – SE, Sport and the AMG Line. Among the equipment highlights, the Sport model adds 17-inch alloy wheels (up from 16-inch on the SE), LED headlights,
lowered comfort suspension, chrome exterior trim and Garmin® Map Pilot Navigation. The AMG Line adds 18-inch AMG wheels, AMG bodystyling and steering wheel, sports suspension and an Artico finish to the upper dashboard.
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 centrally-mounted 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
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.
|C 200||SE||6-speed manual||123||£26,855||£26,800||17%|
|AMG Line||6-speed manual||128||£30,345||£30,290||18%|
|C 220 BlueTEC||SE||6-speed manual||103||£29,365||£29,310||16%|
|AMG Line||6-speed manual||106||£32,855||£32,800||17%|