Mercedes C-Class Saloon C300d AMG Line Premium Plus 4dr 9G-Tronic Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP £52,125What Car? Target Price£51,358
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.

We’ve yet to try the most powerful diesel in the range, but with 262bhp and a claimed 0-62mph sprint of just 5.7sec, we expect it’ll be more than fast enough for anything you can throw at it. It's not as efficient as the C200d though, officially managing 54mpg instead of 60mpg, so that’s worth considering.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH5.7 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

55.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

455

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

139

g/km

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