New Delhi. Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps off the new 2022 C-Class (2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class) luxury sedan. Called the Baby S-Class, the new C-Class will be manufactured at the German carmaker’s plant in Chakan, Pune. Mercedes has already started booking the new C-Class. The 2022 Mercedes C-Class price will be announced next week on May 10. When launched, the new C-Class will take on the Volvo S60, Audi A4 and the BMW 3.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be offered in three color options, which include Manufaktur Opalite White, Cavansite Blue and Obsidian Black. The lower two variants of the C-Class will get three more color options in Celestine Grey, Mojave Silver and Hi-Tech Silver.
Car will increase in size
Mercedes says that the new C-Class has grown in size compared to its predecessor. Its wheelbase is already 25 mm longer, which will give more room for the passenger. On the outside, the new C-Class has received several design updates, including sleek LED headlights with integrated DRLs, a new grille and a new split LED taillight. The sedan will get 17- or 18-inch alloy vehicles.
Car will come with 9-speed automatic gearbox
The fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be launched in three variants, which include the top-of-the-line C300d in addition to the C200 and C220d. The luxury sedan will be powered by a new 1.5-litre petrol and 2.0-litre diesel engines. Both engines will come with mild-hybrid technology and a 9-speed automatic gearbox as standard. Mercedes claims that the new C-Class can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in 7.3 seconds. The top model can reach 100 kmph in just 5.7 seconds.
Many special features will be found in the interior
The interiors of the new C-Class will also get several updates. The cabin will get three color theme options, which include Macchiato Beige and Sienna Brown and Black with wood trim or metal trim. At the center of the dashboard is the new MBUX system and an 11.9-inch touchscreen infotainment system equipped with a 2.3-inch full-digital instrument cluster. Like the S-Class, the infotainment screen offers the user a biometric scanner to save their profile along with a fingerprint scanner. It also offers features like dual-zone climate control, armrests for rear passengers, panoramic sunroof and wireless charging.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 05, 2022, 09:48 IST