The Mercedes C-Class looks swish and the diesels are very fuel efficient. There are roomier and more comfortable rivals, thoughread the full model review
Based on Sport, this trim brings stiffer suspension, even sportier seats, more aggressive bodystyling and even larger wheels. You also get some smart open-grain wood inserts that rather lift the interior. But, again, it’s costly to buy.
This 191bhp diesel engine is our favourite in the range. It delivers its best performance low down, right where you need it, yet also returns impressive fuel efficiency. True, it’s quite noisy when it’s pushed hard, but it settles down when you’re just cruising along.