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2015 Mercedes-Benz C Class US Pricing Announced

Today Mercedes-Benz also released the completely-new 2015 C class pricing for US market. Before discussing the price please pay attention that starting from the 2015 model year, the C class will be build in Mercedes’ US factory, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Pricing data:

C300 RWD (available in 2015 Spring): base MSRP $38,400
C300 4Matic (available this September): base MSRP $40,400
C400 4Matic (available this September): base MSRP $48,590

Destination charge: $925

The C300 will be equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo engine, 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque.

The C400 will see the 3.0L twin-turbo V6 engine which is good for 329 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque.


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Crash Test Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C Class 2015 Model vs. 2008 Model

The redesigned W205 Mercedes-Benz C Class has not be on sale in US at this moment (the expected date will be around end of August), so there is no US crash protection ratings at this moment.

However European test program Euro NCAP has fully tested the new C Class recently. Unlike IIHS, Euro NCAP does not provide detailed measure data to the car frame, it only provides a rating and points system to the public, so besides the similar result between the new W205 and older W204 generation, we can only judge their performance from the video.


Below are two comparisons between the new and old C class, one is the 64 kph (40 mph) frontal crash test; and another is the 29 kph (18 ...

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