Mercedes C-Class Saloon C300 AMG Line Premium Plus 4dr 9G-Tronic Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP £49,700What Car? Target Price£48,975
Review

Good looks and a tech-laden interior may win the Mercedes C-Class many fans, plus the C300e plug-in hybrid looks to be a seriously promising company car choice. However, there are more accommodating executive cars out there for boot space and passenger comfort, and many outshine it in terms of interior quality.

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 plug-in hybrid C300e will be of most interest to company car drivers. The electric motor is more than capable of keeping up with traffic up to motorway speeds, and the official electric range of up to 60 miles is double the BMW 330e's. You get 308bhp when the petrol engine kicks in (which happens seamlessly), giving a 0-62mph time of 6.1sec.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

455

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

159

g/km

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