Mercedes C-Class C200 AMG Line Premium Plus 4dr 9G-Tronic Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

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  • Mercedes C-Class interior infotainment
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  • Mercedes C-Class PHEV charging socket
  • Mercedes C-Class interior front seats
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RRP £52,530What Car? Target Price£49,780
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors

Many rivals outshine the C-Class in terms of interior quality, but it does have its strengths, especially in C300e plug-in hybrid form. The C300e has a long electric range, which makes for a low company car tax rate, and its standard rear air suspension does wonders for striking a fine balance between ride comfort and cornering composure.

This trim level gets a 12.3in digital driver display and an 11.9in portrait-oriented central touchscreen with the latest MBUX infotainment system that includes wireless smartphone integration and a reversing camera. There’s also LED headlights, blind-spot monitoring, leather trim and heated front seats.

This 201bhp mild-hybrid petrol engine uses electric boost for extra power and efficiency, but it’s a little noisy when revved out, and doesn’t feel as fast as its power and performance figures suggest. It does, however, stack up well against equivalent units in competitors.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

42.2

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

455

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

153

g/km