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Mercedes-Benz C300 2022 review: snapshot

EXPERT RATING
8.6
The Mercedes-Benz C300 is expected to be the best seller in the sedan-only W206-series range.

The Mercedes-Benz C300 is expected to be the best seller in the sedan-only W206-series range, and is powered by a 190kW/400Nm 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine with mild-hybrid technology, driving the rear wheels via a nine-speed torque-converter automatic transmission.

Standard C300 features include electric front seats, satellite navigation, automatic parking, dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery, tinted windows, digital radio, remote boot lid closing, 19-inch alloys, as well as an AMG Line body kit and interior trim, adaptive cruise control, Lane Keep assist, a 360-degree camera, auto high-beam headlights, keyless entry/start, fingerprint scanner ID tech for the new 11.9-inch media display and a 48V mild-hybrid system to help cut fuel consumption and emissions. 

On the safety front, there are now 10 airbags fitted (including dual-front combined pelvic/thorax airbags, front centre airbag, rear side airbags, window airbags and driver’s knee airbag), Autonomous Emergency Braking front and rear (including for cyclists and pedestrians, at speeds from 7km/h to over 200km/h), adaptive cruise control with active stop/go, a 360 degree camera, Active Parking Assist, drowsy driver monitor, Active Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Assist, ABS anti-lock brakes with Brake Assist, Adaptive Brakes with Hold function, brake drying and Hill Start Assist, electronic stability control, traction control, dusk-sensing LED lights, rain-sensing wipers and runflat tyres with tyre pressure warning.

The C300 also includes Driver Assistance Package Plus, ushering in Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Brake Assist with Cross-Traffic Function, Active Emergency Stop Assist and Active Lane Keeping Assist, among heaps more driver-assist safety features.

Pricing guides

$134,539
Based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)
Lowest Price
$66,900
Highest Price
$202,177

Range and Specs

VehicleSpecsPrice*
C43 3.0L, PULP, 9 SP AUTO $149,900 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2022 C43 Pricing and Specs
C43 3.0L, PULP, 9 SP AUTO $128,800 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2022 C43 Pricing and Specs
C43 3.0L, PULP, 9 SP AUTO $116,176 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2022 C43 Pricing and Specs
C63 S 4.0L, PULP, 9 SP $202,177 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2022 C63 S Pricing and Specs
EXPERT RATING
8.6
Byron Mathioudakis
Contributing Journalist

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