2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class garners over 1,000 bookings since launch
Mercedes-Benz India has confirmed that the brand has successfully received over 1,000 confirmed bookings for the new fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Cass. Mercedes has also further gone on to state that they received most of these bookings prior to the car even being launched on May 10, 2022.
Bookings for the 2022 C-Class began in mid-April for Rs 50,000 and the luxury sedan is being locally produced at Mercedes-Benz's Chakan facility near Pune.
The fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class is available in three trims. The C 200 gets a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol putting out 204PS and 300 Nm, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz C 220d has a 2.0-litre diesel with 200PS and 440 Nm while C 300d AMG Line uses a higher tune of the same engine making 265 PS and 550 Nm.
For the first time, all three engines in the C-Class come paired with the 9-speed auto and get the 48V mild-hybrid integrated starter generator with adds up to 20PS and 200 Nm of electrical assistance when needed.
The C 200 and C 220d can do 0 to 100 kmph in 7.3s while the C 300d drops this to 5.7s. As for fuel efficiency figures, the C 200 returns 16.9 kmpl, the C 220d 23 kmpl and the C 300d 20.37 kmpl.
The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class have also been modelled around that of the current Mercedes-Benz S-Class. It comes equipped with features such as digital LED headlights, 18-inch wheels(standard 17-inch), panoramic sunroof, 12.3-inch driver display, 11.9-inch central information hub with a fingerprint scanner, front powered seats with memory package, a wireless phone charger, a 15-speaker 710-watt Burmester surround sound system, 64 colours ambient lighting with 10 modes, two-zone temperature control, an electric sunblind for the rear-glass window, roller sunblinds for rear-side windows, car-to-x communication system and Mercedes Me connect.
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