2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe 4MATIC

Video 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe 4MATIC

The two-entryway Mercedes-Benz C-class now wears a perfectly sized dress that underlines its bends in all the correct spots, which implies it now intently looks like the greater and far pricier S-class car. When it presented this new model for 2017, Mercedes stressed that its brought down rooftop and seating position make it even more a driver’s auto than its forerunner, which was basically only a two-entryway adaptation of the car as far as looks and driving character. While we’ve discovered the “driver’s auto” mark to seem to be valid for the AMG-badged C63 and C43 models, what of the most minimal on the command hierarchy—the Mercedes-Benz C300? It has the style to warrant our posting it among the most delightful cars on the market today, and it begins at $43,575, well underneath the AMG adaptations that can cost more than twice to such an extent. The case tried here was furnished with 4MATIC all-wheel drive, making it more appropriate for year-round utilize than the raise drive display we beforehand tried.

HIGHS

Charming sheetmetal and inside styling, loads of innovation.

LOWS

Not as drawing in as a few contenders, little trunk, including the tech gets expensive.

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Stuttgart’s W205 C-class stage is nothing if not adaptable. Mercedes offers it in 16 forms for American clients—and significantly more in worldwide markets that have the alternative of the station-wagon models that aren’t sold here. That implies every one involves a certain specialty yet in addition that individuals can to a great extent pick the correct C they need. All things considered, the 4MATIC all-wheel-drive framework is offered on the C300 and C43 car and roadster however not on the higher-controlled C63. Benz’s all-wheel-drive setup consequently appropriates torque to the hub with the most grasp and is fit for guiding about all the push to either pivot. Prime contenders for the all-wheel-drive C300 are the BMW 430i xDrive, the Cadillac ATS roadster AWD, the Audi A5 Sport, and the Infiniti Q60 2.0t AWD (the Lexus RC200t doesn’t offer AWD).

Different things 4MATIC does are add money to the window sticker—to the tune of $2000—and mass to the control weight. On our scales, the C300 tried here weighed 3789 pounds, up 157 from the back drive display. This Benz additionally weighs no less than 100 pounds more than the previously mentioned contenders from BMW and Cadillac.

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Try not to confuse the C300’s high style for a sign that it’s a tire-consuming heartbeat pounder in the shape of the comparative looking C-class AMGs; rather, its smooth lines signify a more polished identity. In the engine is an intercooled turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four that makes 241 strength and 273 lb-ft of torque. That is directed through a seven-speed programmed transmission. Throttle reaction appears to be drowsy, especially given that the transmission can be hesitant to kick down an apparatus, yet the drivetrain performs all around ok for individuals looking for more extravagance than excite.

The additional footing, graciousness of 4MATIC, marginally enhanced the back drive C300’s dash to 60 mph, doing the deed in 6.0 seconds contrasted and 6.2, despite the fact that the standard C300 demonstrate wore 19-inch haggles P Zero summer tires while this one had Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season elastic on 18-inch wheels. Additionally with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four and all-wheel drive, the BMW 428i (renamed the 430i and saturated with more power since our latest test) was a half-second quicker to 60 mph yet the Audi A5 was one-tenth behind.

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