Mercedes C Class Facelift Review – mercedes c class facelift
It’s been over three years back the accepted Mercedes-Benz C-Class fabricated its admission in the India market, as with its predecessors this has been one of the best accepted models for the aggregation in India. While the antagonism is as able and evolving as ever, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has had to get accessible to become added able and beneath communicable in the countdown to acrimonious norms in India and worldwide. The C-Class facelift is appropriately accurately assertive to booty on this new claiming while additionally accepting a advantageous amend to accumulate it beginning for the abutting brace of years.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class facelift will be launched tomorrow (20 September 2018), here’s a abrupt attending at what’s new:
It’s the aforementioned size
The C-Class facelift, actuality a facelift, has not been fiddled with ambit wise, LxWxH abide identical to the pre-facelift archetypal at 4686mm x 1810mm x 1442mm.
It looks familiar
The C-Class facelift is the alternation of a nip and tuck. Depending on the alternative you accept (details of the trim levels are not accessible as of now) the new C-Class may attending no altered than the accepted model. The changes to the auto accommodate a smarter attractive star-studded grille, redesigned headlamps, new advanced and rear bumpers, new admixture caster designs and redesigned taillamps.
The approved projector headlamps affection new LED adviser lights, with alternative units offered with an all-LED setup. The faux advanced intakes now affection accumbent slats to breach up the monotony. The rear seems to attending accomplished acknowledgment to the redesigned taillamps and the hardly sculpted bonanza with added arresting exhausts, diffuser and chrome highlight.
Familiar on the central too
At aboriginal glance, it would be accessible to absence the changes fabricated to the C-Class’ interior, but there accept been many.
As standard, the alternation dials of the C-Class will be replaced by an all-digital unit, which should acquiesce for added accordant abstracts to be shown. The multimedia awning in some alternative will abide to be a 7-inch unit, but a beyond 10.25-inch awning may be offered on top-end variants or as an alternative extra. The arrangement can be had with a new 225W nine-speaker beleaguer complete arrangement or an alternative Burmester setup.
The council caster gets touch-sensitive buttons and the metallic-scrollers from the flagship S-Class sedan.
A sunroof, switchable alive modes, ambient lighting, automated ambient temperature ascendancy etc. are accepted to be offered on the new C-Class.
While we anticipate the barrage tomorrow for a able idea, there is belief that Mercedes-Benz may add some semi-autonomous tech to the C-Class for added assurance and convenience.
7 airbags, adaptive braking, alive esplanade abetment will be agitated over from the pre-facelift model.
The best important updates as allotment of the facelift are the new BSVI-compliant engines.
Two petrol motors will be on action – an all-new 1.5-litre turbo 4-cylinder with ‘EQ Boost’ mild-hybrid arrangement and a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder unit. The 1.5-litre motor develops 184PS of best ability (same as the pre-facelifts model’s 2.0-litre unit) and 280Nm of aiguille torque (-20Nm). The mild-hybrid arrangement should accomplish it added economical and beneath communicable though, with a slight bang in achievement as it can advance 14PS of addition for abbreviate intervals.
The C-Class gets a new agent agent in two states of tune – 194PS/400Nm and 245PS/500Nm. All these engines will be commutual with 9-speed automated transmissions.
How do these engines feel to drive? Check out our aboriginal drive analysis here.
Stay acquainted for alive updates on ZigWheels tomorrow!
We apprehend the prices to abide agnate to the pre-facelift archetypal which currently retails from Rs 39.90 lakh to Rs 46.87 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. Antagonism includes the BMW 3-Series, Jaguar XE, Audi A4 and the Volvo S60.
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