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Mercedes-Benz C280 2007 Review

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That is not to say that Mercedes doesn't get it wrong occasionally - its dalliance with R-Class, is one example - but such is not the case with the new C-Class.

This may be the Mercedes version of the “people's car” but this time around it has not shirked at all.

The styling is sharp, the 3.0-litre 170kW V6 is both strong and smooth and the seven-speed auto appears eminently happy to be associated with it. The C-Class, in its Avantgarde guise, is stylishly fitted out with superb seats and a seriously rich feel to the general trim.

Ride comfort is excellent, the suspension is compliant and offers a good balance between highway cruising and backroad bruising.

Steering feel - for a Mercedes - is quite good with a nice progressive weighting.

 

Snapshot

MERCEDES-BENZ C280

Price: $84,974

Engine: 3.0L/V6, 170kW/300Nm

Transmission: 7-speed automatic

Economy: 9.6L/100km

 


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Pricing guides

$13,385
Based on third party pricing data
Lowest Price
$2,900
Highest Price
$23,870

Range and Specs

VehicleSpecsPrice*
C36 AMG 3.6L, PULP, 4 SP AUTO $16,000 – 22,220 1996 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 1996 C36 AMG Pricing and Specs
C200 Classic 2.0L, ULP, 4 SP AUTO $3,500 – 5,720 1996 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 1996 C200 Classic Pricing and Specs
C250 D Classic 2.5L, Diesel, 4 SP AUTO $7,200 – 11,110 1996 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 1996 C250 D Classic Pricing and Specs
C250 D Elegance 2.5L, Diesel, 4 SP AUTO $8,000 – 12,320 1996 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 1996 C250 D Elegance Pricing and Specs
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