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What You Need To Know About the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan

The C-Class sedan will start at a MSRP of $38,400 for the four-cylinder C300, and $48,590 for the C400 4MATIC sedan

by  Jim Davis  | 

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The C-Class sedan will start at a Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $38,400 for the four-cylinder C300, and $48,590 for the C400 4MATIC sedan and will feature cutting edge technology, safety, expressive design and sophistication. Much of the new safety equipment which first debuted on the new S-Class last year appears now in the new C-Class including COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS, a radar-based system which can brake autonomously to avoid collisions or minimize their effects in combination with PRE-SAFE which prepares the vehicle if a collision is imminent.

2015 Mercedes C-Class Pricing:

  • 2015 C300 – $38,400, (Launch Q1 2015)
  • 2015 C300 4MATIC – $40,400
  • 2015 C400 4MATIC – $48,590

Technical Data

C300 C300 4MATIC C400 4MATIC
Vehicle Type Four-door, five- passenger sedan Four-door, five- passenger  sedan Four-door, five- passenger  sedan
Chassis Steel unibody Steel unibody Steel unibody

Engine

C300 C300 4MATIC C400 4MATIC
Type 1.8-liter inline
four-cylinder
Turbocharged
1.8-liter inline
four-cylinder
Turbocharged
3.0-liter V sixcylinder
natural
aspiration
Material Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Valve arrangement Four valves per cylinder Four valves per cylinder Four valves per cylinder
Displacement (cc) 1,991 1,991 2,996
Bore (in.) 3.27 3.27 3.46
Stroke (in.) 3.62 3.62 3.23
Compression ratio 9.8:1 9.8:1 10.7:1
Horsepower
@ rpm
241 hp @ 5,500
rpm
241 hp @ 5,500
rpm
329 hp @ 5,250-
6,000 rpm
Torque
(lb-ft) @ rpm
273 @ 1,300-4,000
rpm
273 @ 1,300-4,000
rpm
354 @ 1,600-4,000
rpm
Max. engine speed (rpm) 6,500 rpm 6,500 rpm 6,500 rpm

Performance

C300 C300 4MATIC C400 4MATIC
0-60 (sec.) TBD TBD TBD
Top speed (limited) (mph) 130 130 130
Fuel economy:
city
hwy
Comb.
TBD 24
31
27
21
29
24

Exterior Dimensions (in inches)

C300 C300 4MATIC C400 4MATIC
Wheelbase 111.8 in. 111.8 in. 111.8 in.
Length 184.5 in. 184.5 in. 184.5 in.
Width ex. mirrors 71.3 in. 71.3 in. 71.3 in.
Height 56.8 in. 56.8 in. 56.8 in.

Interior Dimensions (in inches)

C300 C300 4MATIC C400 4MATIC
Head room front 37.1 in. 37.1 in. 37.1 in.
Head room rear 37.1 in. 37.1 in. 37.1 in.
Leg room, front 41.7 in. 41.7 in. 41.7 in.
Leg room, 2nd/3rd row 35.2 in. 35.2 in. 35.2 in.

Capacities

C300 C300 4MATIC C400 4MATIC
Trunk capacity (cu. ft.) 12.8 cu. ft. 12.8 cu. ft. 12.8 cu. ft.
Curb weight (lbs.) 3,417 lbs. 3,583 lbs. 3,737 lbs.
Fuel tank (gallons) 18.0 gallons 18.0 gallons 18.0 gallons

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