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Mercedes-Benz C230 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Mercedes-Benz C230 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Should I buy an old European car?
From personal experience I would advise against buying an old Euro, they can be expensive.
They can be nice to drive, and it’s nice to have a prestigious brand in your driveway, but parts can be expensive if you need to repair them.
My dalliance wasn’t with a Mercedes, it was another European brand, but I was regularly forking out for repairs as one thing after another failed and I mean seriously spending money. The problem is that they all look like new on the outside, even when they’re clapped-out.
It would need to be low mileage, less than 100,000 km, properly serviced, should have no oil or water leaks, no exhaust smoke, the engine should be smooth running, and the transmission should be smooth and seamless in operation.
Servicing isn’t necessarily expensive if you avoid dealers and use an experienced specialist mechanic.Show more
Which small car to buy
LIKE you, I prefer rear-wheel-drive cars for the way they drive and feel on the road. I'm also in favour of buying used BMWs and Mercedes-Benzes because you get to drive a better car than you might otherwise be able to afford, but they can be expensive to service and repair. For that reason I am loathe to recommend them. But I also agree that some of the cars coming from Japan look good, and I particularly like the new Lancer. I wouldn't be concerned about front-wheel drive at all, there's nothing wrong with the way they drive, handle, steer or brake.Show more
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Models Price and Specs
The price range for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class varies based on the trim level you choose. Starting at $64,500 and going to $194,000 for the latest year the model was manufactured. The model range is available in the following body types starting from the engine/transmission specs shown below.
|Year||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|2021||Sedan||2.0L, ULP, 9 SP AUTO||$64,500||$165,836|
|2021||Wagon||2.0L, ULP, 9 SP AUTO||$66,923||$168,536|
|2021||Coupe||2.0L, ULP, 9 SP AUTO||$69,200||$188,600|
|2021||Convertible||2.0L, ULP, 9 SP AUTO||$89,842||$194,000|
|2020||Sedan||2.0L, ULP, 9 SP AUTO||$64,500||$165,836|
|2020||Wagon||2.0L, ULP, 9 SP AUTO||$66,923||$168,536|
|2020||Coupe||2.0L, ULP, 9 SP AUTO||$69,200||$188,600|
|2020||Convertible||2.0L, ULP, 9 SP AUTO||$89,842||$194,000|
|2019||Sedan||1.5L, Hyb/PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$47,600||$153,450|
|2019||Wagon||1.5L, Hyb/PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$49,400||$155,870|
|2019||Coupe||1.5L, Hyb/PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$51,000||$158,950|
|2019||Convertible||1.5L, Hyb/PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$66,400||$176,220|
|2018||Sedan||2.0L, Hyb/PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$40,800||$169,620|
|2018||Wagon||2.0L, Hyb/PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$42,500||$137,500|
|2018||Coupe||2.0L, PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$44,300||$160,710|
|2018||Convertible||2.0L, PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$54,200||$154,880|
|2017||Coupe||1.8L, PULP, 7 SP AUTO||$35,000||$147,620|
|2017||Sedan||2.0L, PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$35,700||$157,410|
|2017||Wagon||2.0L, PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$37,100||$123,970|
|2017||Convertible||2.0L, PULP, 9 SP AUTO||$47,800||$136,510|
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Fuel Consumption
The Mercedes-Benz C230 is available in a number of variants and body types that are powered by ULP fuel type(s). It has an estimated fuel consumption starting from 9.6L/100km for Coupe /ULP for the latest year the model was manufactured.
|Year||Body Type||Fuel Consumption*||Engine||Fuel Type||Transmission|
|2008||Coupe||9.6L/100km||2.5L||ULP||5 SP AUTO|
|2008||Wagon||9.6L/100km||2.5L||ULP||7 SP AUTO|
|2007||Coupe||9.6L/100km||2.5L||ULP||5 SP AUTO|
|2007||Sedan||9.6L/100km||2.5L||ULP||7 SP AUTO|
|2007||Wagon||9.6L/100km||2.5L||ULP||7 SP AUTO|
|2006||Coupe||9.6L/100km||2.5L||ULP||5 SP AUTO|
|2006||Sedan||9.6L/100km||2.5L||ULP||7 SP AUTO|
|2006||Wagon||9.6L/100km||2.5L||ULP||7 SP AUTO|
|2005||Coupe||9.2L/100km||1.8L||ULP||6 SP MAN|
|2005||Sedan||9.6L/100km||2.5L||ULP||7 SP AUTO|
|2005||Wagon||9.6L/100km||2.5L||ULP||7 SP AUTO|
|2004||Coupe||9.2L/100km||1.8L||ULP||6 SP MAN|