Mercedes-Benz India launches new C-Class at Rs. 29.79 Lakhs

Mercedes-Benz has launched the all new C-Class in India. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class range starts from Rs 29.79 lakh ex-showroom for the petrol version and Rs 32.30 lakh for the diesel variant. The new C-Class made its worldwide debut long back but it’s only now that Mercedes-Benz has brought the 2012 version to India.

Mercedes-Benz has priced the new C-Class less than the model it replaces. The new petrol C-Class is Rs. 10,000/- cheaper than the old model, while the diesel C-Class is Rs. 90,000/- cheaper than the old C-Class. The company will launch the Elegance variants and C63 AMG to the C-Class line up by the end of the year.

The new C-Class has over 2000 new parts and the company is targeting the youth with the launch of the new model. Mercedes-Benz has shown a 40% year-on-year growth in the first 7 months and claims to be the leader in the C-Class segment. The company sold 4890 units till August and has 55 service outlets in the country. Mercedes-Benz receives 65% demand for diesel cars in its portfolio but with the C-Class they receive more response for the petrol than the diesel.

 

Features of new Mercedes Benz C Class in India –

The features vary for different trim levels. Some of the standard features of New Mercedes Benz C Class in India are as follows –

  • 7G Tronic Automatic transmission
  • Parktronic parking assistance system
  • Attention assist feature
  • Intelligent light system
  • Agility control system
  • Pre-safe and neck pro
  • Dual zone automatic climate control
  • Adaptive brake lights
  • Windscreen wiper with rain sensors
  • Spare alloy wheel
  • Independent boot locking
  • Electric sun bling at rear windows and rear windshield
  • Cruise Control System
  • Run Flat indicator
  • LED Daytime running lights
  • Rear lights with LED

Some optional features with Elegance trim are as follows –

  • Metallic paint
  • Electric sunroof in glass version
  • Intelligent lights with Headlamps cleaning equipment
  • LM7 Twin spoke 17 inch alloy wheels
  • ARTICO manmade leather upholstery
  • 12 button multi function steering wheel
  • Electrically adjustable front seats with memory package
  • Audio system with 6 CD Changer
  • Wooden inserts on the interiors
  • Integrated media infotainment system on the dashboard

 

Technical Specifications of New Mercedes Benz C Class in India –

  • Length 4591 mm
  • Width 2020 mm
  • Height 1447 mm
  • Wheelbase 2760 mm
  • Fuel tank capacity 66 Liters (including 8 Liters reserve)
  • Boot Space 475 Liters

 

Specification of New Mercedes Benz C200 BlueEfficiency –

  • 4 Cylinder Inline MPFI Petrol Engine
  • Displacement  1796 CC
  • 7 speed Automatic transmission
  • Max power 186 BHP @ 5600 RPM
  • Max Torque of 285 Nm @ 2400 to 4000 RPM
  • Tyre Size 255/45 R17
  • Kerb Weight 1585 Kg

Specification of New Mercedes Benz C250 CDI BlueEfficiency –

  • 4 Cylinder Inline CRDI Diesel Engine
  • Displacement 2143 CC
  • 5 speed Automatic transmission
  • Max power 204 BHP @ 4200 RPM
  • Max Torque of 500 Nm @ 1600 to 1800 RPM
  • Tyre Size 255/45 R17
  • Kerb Weight 1655 Kg

Specification of New Mercedes Benz C 63 AMG –

  • 8 Cylinder V8 Engine
  • Displacement 6206 CC
  • 7 speed G-Tronic Automatic transmission
  • Max power 457 BHP @ 6800 RPM
  • Max Torque of 600 Nm @ 5000 RPM
  • Front Tyre Size 235/40 R18
  • Rear Tyre Size 255/35 R18
  • Kerb Weight 1730 Kg

Prices of New Mercedes Benz C Class 2012 (Ex-showroom, New Delhi)-

  • Mercedes Benz C200 BlueEfficiency 2012 Petrol is priced at Rs. 29.79 Lakhs
  • Mercedes Benz C250 BlueEfficiency 2012 Diesel is priced at Rs. 32.30 Lakhs

 

“The New C-Class, with its complete redesign both external and internal, will continue to set newer benchmarks in design, quality and luxury for the segment. With features that are stylish and luxurious like the first ever Panaromic Sunroof in this segment, this latest generation of the best-selling Mercedes model offers the highest level of remarkable driving experience to the Indian consumer. Setting new standard in its segment, this New C-Class will occupy an excellent position in the competitive line-up” Mr. Debashis Mitra, Director Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India, said.

Also see – All Mercedes-Benz C-Class models will feature hybrid technology

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