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Mercedes-Benz C Class News

  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz C350e, Catskill Mountains, NY, Nov 2017

    It's been two and a half years since we drove the plug-in hybrid version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan at its San Francisco launch event. It took a while for the car to go on sale in the U.S., which it did in January 2017. Now we've had a chance to spend a weekend with the Mercedes-Benz C350e and get a sense of what it's like to live with in the real world. DON'T MISS: Mercedes-Benz C350e Plug-In Hybrid: First Drive (Jun 2015) When we got the car, a 2018 model, in late November, its electric range and fuel-economy ratings still hadn't been finalized on the window sticker by the EPA. That...

  • 2016 Mercedes-Benz C 350e plug-in hybrid, San Francisco, March 2015
    Diesel cars dwindle as Mercedes-Benz C300d is pulled from U.S. before launch

    The Volkswagen diesel scandal has had wide-ranging impacts globally, and specific local effects in the U.S. vehicle market. No VW Group brand will sell diesel vehicles in North America again any time soon, and most likely ever—meaning Audi, Volkswagen, and Porsche. But the questions around...

  • 2016 Mercedes-Benz C 350e plug-in hybrid, San Francisco, March 2015
    2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e Plug-In Hybrid: First Drive

    While BMW leads the Germans with five different plug-in electric vehicles announced, Mercedes-Benz is close behind with three. A few months ago, we had the chance to drive the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C 350e, the upcoming plug-in hybrid version of the new generation of C-Class luxury sedan. The C 350e...

  • 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG Line
    Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In Hybrid: More Details Revealed

    Mercedes-Benz revealed back in May that it would launch a plug-in hybrid version of its all-new C-Class in the fall of 2015. Further details of that car have now emerged, including drivetrain specifics and its efficiency figures in European testing. Mercedes sources have revealed to Autocar that...

  • 2015 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid
    Three Mercedes Plug-In Hybrids On Sale By End Of 2015: S-Class, C-Class, ML-Class

    The first wave of electric cars and plug-in hybrids has been largely centered on smaller vehicles, mostly from mass-market brands (Tesla excepted). Four years later, German luxury makers are entering the fray--and the plug-in cars and utility vehicles they sell will markedly expand the offerings on...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz C 250, Maine, September 2011
    2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Four-Cylinder C 250 Drive Report

    The onslaught of four-cylinder engines into vehicles that previously wouldn't have had anything lower than six cylinders continues. It's in the service of gas mileage, and the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C 250--with a 1.8-liter turbocharged and direct-injected four putting out 201 horsepower and 229...

  • 2009 Mercedes-Benz C Class 6.3L AMG RWD

    Mercedes-Benz just took the wraps off its facelifted C-Class range, which enters the market as a 2012 model and comes with a host of modifications to make it more fuel efficient. Namely, the introduction of a 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the first four the C-Class has been available within the U.S. for several years. However, at the same time, the automaker is also deep in the development of the next-generation C-Class, which is expected to bow into the market in late 2013 as a 2014 model. While Mercedes-Benz has already confirmed that U.S. delivered versions of its new...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Refresh Creates Envy Among Current Owners

    In 2007 Mercedes-Benz came to market with the fourth generation C-Class. It was a car positioned to entice those looking to make the move to the luxury brand, but not quite ready to step up to the payments of an E-Class. The problem was that the car was a little light on the touches that one might...

  • 2008 Mercedes-Benz A-Class
    Mercedes-Benz To Introduce Compact Front-Wheel Drives In U.S. Market

    Mercedes-Benz is known as a luxury brand to U.S. consumers—one that symbolizes success. The chances are that when you think of a Mercedes images of lawyers, doctors and celebrities will come to mind. And why not, some of the Mercedes portfolio will take six figures in order for a consumer to...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Half of Sales To Be High-MPG Fours

    Mercedes-Benz likes to launch technologies and lead trends, but sometimes they follow along with the crowd. In this case, Hyundai's doing it. Chevy's doing it. Chrysler's going to do it. Even Porsche will be doing it. And now Mercedes-Benz has joined the gang: The luxury carmaker too will fit a...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    Six to Four: Mercedes Reintroduces the Four-Cylinder to the C-Class

    The times are a changing, at least as far as the relationship between engine size and power output are concerned. We are starting to see V8 coming down to V6 with direct injection and turbochargers and V6 engines coming down to four-cylinder engines with direct injection and a combination of either...

  • 2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sports Coupe
    Entry Level Mercedes C Class Coupe Hybrid a Possibility

    Mercedes entered the entry level luxury vehicle category years ago with it C230 Kompressor coupe.  The vehicle was a capable model with strong performance, solid handling and a refined driving experience.  Mercedes buyers showed little interest and sales were unexpectedly low.  Then BMW entered...

  • 2009 Mercedes-Benz C Class

    Mercedes Looks At Taking Advantage of the Weak Dollar to Euro Currency Exchange

  • Mercedes-Benz 190 D BlueEfficiency, based on 1992 Mercedes 190 E 2.6 diesel
    Fast Forward: Mercedes-Benz Updates 1992 Diesel

    Now, this is cool. You've likely seen the Mercedes-Benz diesels of the 1980s and 1990s chugging along somewhere or other. But how much better are today's clean diesels than the solid old oil-burners of 20 years ago that still power those sturdy survivors? Back to the future: 1992 to 2009...

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