We use cookies on whatcar.com to improve your browsing experience and to provide you with relevant content and advertising, by continuing to use our site you agree to this. Please see our privacy policy for more details. Continue

What Car? says

4 out of 5 stars

For A good cruiser, the Mercedes C-Class is comfortable and classy

Against The middle rear seat is useless, so don't expect to take more than four

Verdict A good, solid prestige car that you can now have for supermini money

Go for… C200 Elegance

Avoid… Costly AMG

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Saloon
  • 1. Comfort is a big plus point, with better head-, shoulder- and legroom than in contemporary rivals
  • 2. Electrical faults aren't unknown, so make sure that all the gadgets work before you buy
  • 3. Don't worry if you hear clonks when turning the wheel. It's a sign of worn bushes in the anti-roll bars and steering joints, but they're cheap to fix
  • 4. The C180 and C200 both perform well, but we'd have the C200 given the choice
  • 5. None of the models are particularly well equipped, but Elegance is the best balance of kit and cost
advertisement
Haymarket Logo What Car? is brought to you by Haymarket Consumer Media
What Car? is part of Haymarket Motoring
© Haymarket Media Group 2014