Mercedes Is Back In The Competition With The C300

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With a new and redesigned look, Mercedes-Benz has launched its C-class as an entry-level sports car in the automotive market. The German automaker Mercedes was getting behind in the race for entry-level cars. The BMW 3-series, Audi A4, and Genesis G70 have led this segment for a long time. The modern updates and the makeover changes give Mercedes a chance to be back in this battle. C-class received a lot of features from the superior S-class. It gets better handling and a great road presence.

Along with the luxury, the German automaker offers performance and a load of features to the C-class. It also replicates the design and body of the S-class sedan. Although, the new C-class is a lot more affordable than the S-class. In this article, we will learn more about the Mercedes Benz C300.

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What Are The New Features?

The major change for the 2022 C-class comes from revamped interiors. The cabin gets more luxurious, and it also got enhanced with high-tech features. It receives a new digital gauge display, sports steering wheels like the S-class, touch-sensitive controls, and more premium features. Additionally, Mercedes offers heated seats, a sunroof, and wooden and aluminum accents on the interiors. The new C-class got a bit bigger, offering more rear leg room.

Mercedes Benz C300 gets a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system. This display is placed vertically on the dashboard, which merges with the center console—the digital gauge display measures 11.9-inch. Moreover, the new C300 comes with a head-up display, ambient lighting, a wireless phone charger, and more exciting features.

For Safety Mercedes Benz has provided a lot of assistance features. A few of them are automated emergency braking systems, lane-departure warnings, pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, and lane-keeping assist.

2022 Mercedes C300 interior
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What Power Does C300 Offer?

A turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder powers the new 2022 C-class. This engine offers 255 horsepower, yet more powerful than the previous C-class. C300 gets rear-wheel drive as a standard setup. At the same time, all-wheel drive comes as an option. The handling of the new C-class is very smooth. It provides easy turns and a good ride. The C300 4Matic accelerates from zero to sixty in 5.3 seconds.

It is quicker than the last C-class. The turbocharged engine is mated with a nine-speed automatic transmission which doesn’t provide such smooth shifts. The previous Mercedes C300 couldn’t catch up with the Audi A4 and BMW 330i. In both terms, say its pricing or the performance. But with this new upgrade, it is competing by all means. Overall, the C300 has also received an upgrade in terms of engine specifications and power.

2022 Mercedes C300
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Variants And Price Range Of The 2022 Mercedes C300

Mercedes has given three variants in the 2022 C300 lineup. The three variants are Premium, Exclusive, and Pinnacle. Premium is the base model with all the standard fittings. It comes with a price tag of $44,600. Next up is the exclusive trim. This variant has more features than the base model and is priced at $46,850. And the top trim is the Pinnacle which offers all the features. Pinnacle is priced at $48,550. Therefore, with this price range, it can sustain itself in the market for a long.


By Jayson O'Neil

Jayson is a car-o-holic, and you will often find him writing about cars & bikes here at DaxStreet. You can reach out to him at [email protected]

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