On the eve of the Detroit Auto Show 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz fully declassified C-Class sedan new generation. The car is prepared to exploit the success of its predecessor, which was published in 2007, and had managed to disperse among the more than 2.4 million units. Model seriously upgraded. Post decided to increase the size and length of the wheelbase, which affected the increase of space in the cabin.
New 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class reached 4686 mm in length (95 mm) and 1810 mm in width (40 mm). The wheelbase compared to the previous generation sedan increased by 80 mm to 2840 millimeters, the trunk volume is now 480 liters. Distribute dimensions do not become an obstacle to reduce the curb weight. Since the proportion of aluminum components in a car has risen from 10 to 50 percent, C-Class «dumped» at once 100 kg, 70 of which occurred in the body. The minimum drag coefficient is 0.24 and is shown a modification of the C 220 BlueTEC ECO.
Now it is necessary briefly to depart from the numbers and evaluate the design of the car. Sedan still has sporty proportions with short overhangs and a long hood. The manufacturer has provided two versions of the radiator grille. One is positioned as a sport, it has a large logo and two straps. The second gives the car a more rigorous and formal style. reduced-size logo in this case located on the hood. Standard 2018-2019 Mercedes C-Class has halogen headlights, but the list of options appear immediately two versions of the LED forward lighting, including LED Intelligent Light System.
List of engines diesel model opens a new volume of 1.6 liters, available in two versions: 115 l / s and 280 Nm or 136 l / s and 320 Nm. Another diesel, having presented in three versions with a capacity of 115 developed a working volume of 2.2 liters, 204 and 170 horsepower. Gasoline 4-cylinder engines have a capacity from 156 to 238 horsepower, later motor range will join the 333-hp engine with six cylinders.
Of particular interest is the 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz C 300 BlueTEC HYBRID with diesel-electric propulsion, combined cycle consumes a little less than 4 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers. The engines are combined with a 6-speed manual transmission or automatic transmission 7G-TRONIC PLUS. Availability and four-wheel drive 4MATIC.
The new generation of the sedan got AIRMATIC air suspension with electronically controlled shock absorbers. Except as provided in modes Comfort, ECO, Sport and Sport + settings, the driver can use at their discretion, united Individual mode.
Not without a special chip that allows to show off in front of competitors. The climate system of the new C-Class from 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz cooperates with navigation. If the path of the car is detected following the tunnel, before entering in intelligent climate control independently switches to air recirculation mode, so the salon is not penetrated accumulated almost closed space exhaust gases. After leaving the tunnel, the recirculation mode will automatically be disabled. Also in the list of options there are AIR-BALANCE package with ionizer and cleaner air arriving in salon.
In Germany, the price of a 2018-2019 Mercedes C-Class new generation starts with 33558 euros for gasoline modification C 180, C 200 worth of 36414, and the C 220 BlueTEC with a diesel engine will cost 38,675 euros.