In the Monday, December 16, 2013, took place the official presentation of the new Mercerdes-Benz C-Class W205 fourth generation in the body, and its world premiere at the Detroit Motor Show in mid-January 2014. Initially, the German manufacturer only version of the sedan has shown, and later tightened as wagon and coupe, plus the expected hatchback and convertible.
Unlike the previous in the back of W204, the next generation of machine is greatly increased in size – the length of the Mercedes C-Class (2015-2016) in the new body has increased to 4686 mm (95), width – up to 1810 (+ 40 ), and the value of the wheelbase has increased from 2,760 to 2,840 millimeters. Cargo capacity is now equal to 481 liters vs. 475 liters previously.
Models & Prices Mercedes C-Class W205 (2016).
|180||$39,900||1.6 petrol (150 hp)||Machine (7)||rear|
|180 Sport||$43,400||1.6 petrol (150 hp)||Machine (7)||rear|
|250||$47,400||2.0 petrol (211 hp)||Machine (7)||rear|
|200 4MATIC||$47,400||2.0 petrol (184 hp)||Machine (7)||full|
|250 Sport||$50,400||2.0 petrol (211 hp)||Machine (7)||rear|
|200 Sport 4MATIC||$51,200||2.0 petrol (184 hp)||Machine (7)||full|
|250 d 4MATIC||$51,200||2.1 diesel (204 hp)||Machine (7)||full|
|350 e||$61,700||Hybrid 2.1 (279 hp)||Machine (7)||rear|
|C 43 AMG 4MATIC||$68,400||3.0 petrol (367 hp)||Machine (7)||full|
The mass of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class W205 even declined somewhat, because the body has become a model of half aluminum and design more widely used as steel hot forming and heavy-duty steel and composite materials appeared. All this made the body of 70 kg lighter, and overall vehicle weight reduced by 100 kilograms – up to 1 300 kg in the basic version.
We note also that the Mercedes C-class (2015-2016) built on a new rear-wheel MRA modular platform, which has formed the basis for the flagship the S-Class W222. The former McPherson type front suspension was replaced by a new independent with aluminum arms and five-link rear left, but its modernization has reduced noise and vibration.
In addition, buyers Mercedes C-Class W205 in the new body will be able to choose from several options for Direct Control suspension. Among them – a sports version with reduced by 15 mm ground clearance, comfortable option, equipped with shock absorbers automatically adjusts the stiffness, and a similar version, which manages the selection mode driver.
But that’s not all. For the first time in this segment, Mercedes-Benz offered for the C-class air suspension that can independently adjust ground clearance, depending on the speed and degree of loading of the car. There are five preset driving modes: Comfort, Eco, Sport, Sport Plus and Individual. In the latter, you can configure various parameters of the machine on your own.
Of course, it was not without a lot of the most advanced security systems and a variety of electronic assistants, including adaptive cruise control, automatically retaining cars in the right lane, the system prevent a frontal collision, which operates at speeds up to 200 km/h, features a circular video review and automatic parking and much more.
Yet it was not possible to keep to the middle of April 2013, the network spy photos of the new Mercedes C-Class W205, imprinted on the tests in Scandinavia without camouflage and later Diariomotor edition published the first pictures of the model, so that the appearance of new items in secret. The car has received a significant change in design with a sloping roof in the style of CLA model, head optics as updated the E-Class W212, as well as the taillights resemble those on the Mercedes S-Class W222.
In October, the manufacturer released an official photo C-Class W205 saloon, which by design resembles the younger model. In general, due to the three round air vents on the center console and the display located above them information system. But the display is more – it is available in versions with a diagonal of 7.0 and 8.4 inches, and the console has a different shape and sports a touchpad for intuitive operation Media with handwriting recognition.
New Mercedes-Benz C-Class (2015-2016) has received a wide range of four- and six-cylinder petrol engines with power from 186 to 335 hp and the upgraded 2.1-liter diesel and the initial 180-strong unit from Renault. Later, there was a modification of the hybrid and “charged” version of C63 from the AMG . The base gearbox is still 7-band automatic, but some modifications in the future will have a new 9-speed 9G-Tronic.
For the first time, European buyers have offered C 180 sedan with the familiar 150-horsepower gasoline turbo engine of 1.6 liters, as well as a more powerful modification of the C 200 with a two-liter turbocharged unit with 184 hp in the impact, as well as the CDI diesel C 220, issuing 170 forces. In the United States immediately appeared four-wheel drive version of the C 300 4MATIC with a 2.0-liter turbo (235 hp) and the C 400 4MATIC with a 3.0-liter “six” (329 troops).
The price of the new Mercedes C-Class 2016 starts from $39,900 for the initial version of the C 180 in a fixed configuration “Special Series” (sales started in the spring of 2014), and the modification of the C 180 Sport Service accessories AMG Line will manage in $42,900. For a more powerful 211-strong version of the C 250 dealers ask of $47,400.
Among the wide list of available options appear on the projection screen, audio system Burmester, climate control with auto-tuning operation in accordance with the GPS data, flavor and ionizer air in the cabin, as well as much more. The cost of the diesel version of the sedan is $51,200, and a hybrid version of the 350 e estimated at $61,700.
In the European market April 7, 2014 g started sales of the new C-Class (W205) in special version Edition 1, which can be ordered only in the first year from the date of commencement of sales of the car.
The model is based on the base versions of Avantgarde with a large three-beam star on the radiator grille, but especially for her prepared two versions of the exclusive 19-inch alloy wheels, painted in gray color Himalaya.
Inside, Mercedes C-Class Edition 1 sports a three-spoke multifunction steering wheel of the AMG accessories range, two-tone leather seating, covered with Nappa leather front panel, velor floor mats with black fabric ceiling and illuminated sill.