2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class on sale from £33,180

11 May 2018
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Mercedes-Benz is now taking orders for its refreshed C-Class range, with prices for the launch range starting from £33,180 and first deliveries due in July.

The opening price is for the C200 petrol in entry-level SE spec. It gains a new EQ Boost mild hybrid system that uses 48-volt electrical architecture with a belt-driven starter/generator to provide additional torque (read more on powertrains below). 

There is also a C220d diesel that starts at £35,690, while the hot six-cylinder-powered AMG C43 tops the three-engine launch range and starts from £49,675.

Both saloon and estate versions are offered, while above SE, Sport and AMG Line trims are offered.

The engine range will be bolstered later this year with a lower-priced entry model and further electrified EQ models. These will be full plug-in hybrids, in the form of the C300e petrol, as well as a four-cylinder diesel hybrid called the C300de.

The new EQ Power system increases the output of the electric motor by 40bhp over that used by the existing four-year-old 300h to 120bhp.

Nguồn: www.autocar.co.uk