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2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43View 2019 Model Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

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2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 Overview (See Available Styles)

  • Standard twin turbo V-6; nine-speed automatic and AWD
  • Available 8.4-inch COMAND multimedia touchscreen
  • More premium interior treatments are optional
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 is one of three high-performance versions of the compact C-Class. It has three body styles: a coupe, a sedan, and a cabriolet convertible. The AMG C 63 and AMG C 63 S will be covered in separate overviews.

Overall, the AMG C 43 is sporty, aggressive, and sleek. The front-end features pillow-shaped headlights, a dual-bar grille with chrome accents, and a sporty, segmented lower fascia. Deeply channeled bodylines give it an athletic appearance. At the rear, the dual-pipe exhaust system is molded to blend-in with the lower fascia. Standard features include sport-tuned AMG brakes, suspension, and exhaust. Available features include adaptive LED headlights, power/heated side mirrors, and a panoramic moonroof.

Under the Hood
The AMG C 43 is powered by a 362-hp, twin turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive (AWD).

Inside, the AMG C 43 has a premium interior that fuses luxurious and sporty elements together. The center stack features a standard multimedia system with a standing 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio, and dual USB ports. It can be upgraded to the COMAND multimedia system with an 8.4-inch touchscreen, a rotary controller, an integrated navigation system, voice command recognition, a WiFi hotspot (subscription required), an SD card reader, and a Burmester premium audio system. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, power/heated front seats, a memory seat, a 40/20/40-split folding rear seat, remote keyless entry, and push-button start. Nappa leather upholstery, Linden wood trim, AMG performance seats, ventilated front seats, and a cabin fragrance system are available as well.

Standard safety features include a backup camera, a blindspot monitoring system, adaptive brake assist, and a drowsiness monitoring system. Available features include a surround view system, active park assist, vehicle diagnostics, roadside assistance, a vehicle locator, automatic alarm notification, automatic collision notification, SOS emergency call, and stolen vehicle assistance.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 19 - 20 MPG
  • Highway: 26 - 28 MPG

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:

16 of 17 (94%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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