New Delhi, Auto Desk. Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz this month launched its new 5th generation car C-Class, which is being well-liked by Indian customers. This can be gauged from the fact that so far it has received more than 1,000 bookings. The special thing is that this is the highest booking ever taken by the brand in India. At the same time, the new C-Class will be offered in three options – C200, C220d and C300d.

Design

In terms of design, the India-spec C-Class gets many features like digital LED headlights, a sunroof, a 12.3-inch driver display, an 11.9-inch central infotainment system with a fingerprint scanner. At the same time, due to this car being 6 mm long and 10 mm wide in size, its ground clearance has increased by 7 mm. In the cabin, you get front powered seats with memory package and Burmester surround sound system with wireless phone charger and a 15-speaker.

engine power

The company has equipped this new sedan car with a 48-volt mild hybrid system, which is capable of generating 20bhp power and 200Nm peak torque. Meanwhile, all three engines are mated to a 9-speed automatic gearbox. Variant-wise, the C200 gets a new 1.5-litre four-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine that churns out 201bhp power and 300Nm of torque, while the C220d gets a 2.0-litre four-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine. -Diesel motor is available which produces 197bhp and 440Nm. Lastly, the C300d variant is powered by a 1,993cc four-cylinder turbocharged diesel that is capable of producing 261bhp and 550Nm.

cost

The starting price of the petrol variant of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts at Rs 40.55 lakh, which goes up to Rs 1.34 crore for the top model. At the same time, the starting price of the Dujal variant is Rs 3.85 lakh. The diesel model goes up to Rs 4.48 lakh for the top variant. All these prices are ex-showroom, Mumbai.

Edited By: Sonali Singh