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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class


City 22 - 24 MPG Hwy 29 - 34 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

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Overall Rating:
4.8 (out of 5)
Value 4.5
Exterior 4.8
Interior 4.8
Comfort 4.7
Performance 4.7
Reliability 4.5
Bought a CPO C300 and love it. Amazing car !

by John W from Mission Viejo, CA | February 17, 2020

Coming from a 1997 Chevy S-10 and saving every penny I make to buy a Mercedes-Benz C300......Yeah...... How can you compare; I love this car. Lease one, or buy a CPO and you'll have a incredible car for the money. Here in So. Cal we have such a incredible selection of really nice cars.

A pleasure to drive

by NCStateGuy5 from Charlotte, NC | February 15, 2020

After hunting for a car for a while and testing a few I can across this car prices where I was looking. Being a 2017 with 10,000 miles was also a selling point. This car is a dream to drive and is so luxurious. I love the convertable and the neck warmers are amazing. I can’t say enough about how much I like this ride.

Best car I have ever owned!

by Tom Robbins from Smithtown | January 31, 2020

This car has everything I needed and wanted. Comfort and performance ! It is a pleasure to drive in good weather and bad. the all wheel drive and suspension design really makes this car hug the road.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Overview


The 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is a compact luxury sedan that seats 5 passengers. It competes with the BMW 4-Series, Jaguar XE, and Lexus IS. This year, a coupe version of the C-Class is available. The higher performance AMG versions will be covered in a separate overview.

Two trims are available: the C 300 and C 300 4MATIC

Both the C-Class sedan and coupe are styled in the similar manner. The standard frontend has a sporty fascia, a dual-bar grille, and pillow-shaped headlights. The coupe comes with a standard a panoramic moonroof. Two exterior packages are available: the Sport and Luxury. The Sport Package comes with an aggressive AMG frontend and 18-inch AMG 5-spoke wheels. The Luxury Package has a more executive appearance with the classic Mercedes grille and the stand-up tri-star ornament mounted at the hood. Standard features include power/heated side mirrors with turn signal indicators, and a dual-pipe exhaust system. Available features include LED headlights, LED daytime running lamps, sport-tuned suspension, comfort-tuned suspension, a power moonroof, and a power trunk.

Powering the C-Class is a standard 241-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine mated to a 7-speed automatic transmission and rear- (RWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). Fuel efficiency for the C-Class is an EPA-estimated 25/34 mpg city/highway. It slightly lowers to a 24/31 mpg rating for the AWD model.

Inside the C-Class features a premium leatherette cabin. Leather upholstery, wood trim, and a cabin fragrance system are also available upgrades. The center console features a standard audio system that has CD/MP3 playback and Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio. It can be upgraded to the COMAND multimedia system, which includes an 8.4-inch touchscreen, an integrated navigation system, internet connectivity with Wi-Fi hotspot, a satellite radio, an HD radio, and voice recognition command. Standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, a power driver seat, a memory seat, a spilt folding rear seat, and remote start. Available features include automatic tilt/telescoping steering wheel, heated/ventilated front seats, multicolor ambient lighting, heated front seats, and Burmeister premium audio system.

The C-Class earned a full 5-star overall crash test safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Standard safety features include forward collision warning and adaptive brake assist. Available features include adaptive cruise control, a backup camera, a blindspot monitoring system, rear cross-traffic alert pedestrian detection, and automatic emergency braking.