Mercedes Benz C 230
Model Year 2004 (Mercedes Benz W 203 restyle), D - Segment (Large family car)

drivers'

3.0

rating

sedan
sedan
x 4
x 4
Rear
Rear
2.5 V6 24v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Mercedes Benz C 230

The German car first seen in 2004 and powered by a 6 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by Mercedes Benz. The engine offers a displacement of 2.5 litre matched to a rear wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 6 or a automatic gearbox with 7 gears. Vehicle in question is a large family car with the top speed of 245km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 8.4s and consumping around 9.3 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Mercedes Benz

2.5 M272 KE25

displacement:
2496
cc
configuration:
6 - V config
 
valves:
24, 4 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
204
hp
torque:
245
Nm
Vehicle information - Mercedes Benz C
~90% score
produced:
2004. - 2007.
 
body style:
sedan
4 door
length:
4526
mm
width:
1728
mm
height:
1426
mm
boot:
455
l
fuel tank:
62
l

Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

F

category

manual gearbox

6 gears

average

9.3

l/100km

weight:
1430
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
8.4
s
top speed:
245
km/h
cons. (urban):
13.5
l/100km
cons. (highway):
6.8
l/100km
cons. (average):
9.3
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
222
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

F

category

automatic

7 gears

average

9.3

l/100km

weight:
1450
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
8.9
s
top speed:
238
km/h
cons. (urban):
13.2
l/100km
cons. (highway):
7.1
l/100km
cons. (average):
9.3
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
222
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

safety
comfort
practicality
performance
economy
boot space

Safety results for Mercedes Benz C

EuroNCAP: ~90% occupant safety

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