Costs & verdict
Everyday costs, plus how reliable and safe it is
Costs, insurance groups, MPG and CO2
That means a higher P11D value, which affects costs for company car drivers. However, on the plus side, the C220d stacks up well against the 3 Series Touring, A4 and V60 for CO2 emissions. Overall, company car tax is likely to be more to run a C-Class than a 3 Series, though.
Stepping up to AMG Line Premium means you get a 360-degree camera system, keyless entry and go, augmented reality navigation and the previously mentioned electrically adjustable front seats with three position memory.
Going for the range-topping AMG line Premium Plus adds three-zone climate control, a panoramic glass sunroof and an excellent Burmester surround-sound system.
The latest C-Class Estate is too new to feature in our 2021 What Car? Reliability Survey. Mercedes as a brand didn’t do very well, coming in joint 22nd place out of 30 manufacturers, below BMW in 13th and Audi in 18th.