The latest offering from the stables of the automobile giant Mercedes is finally here. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic is bound to bring a lot of relief to fans of the brand. The latest model is far more dynamic and imbued with the spirit of the Mercedes brand than the previous model. So how does this latest autos updates fare in terms of performance on the test track and design features? Read on to find out more about the latest model.
Let’s start with the basics. In terms of dimensions, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic is a comfortable if not particularly decadent and large vehicle. The wheelbase measures 111.8 inches which is reasonably well for maintaining the stability of the car during driving. The length measures 184.5 inches while the height is 56.8 inches, which serves to make the car appear short of resembling the stuffy soap dish models rolling out of many an automobile factory lately.
The latest Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic is powered by a turbocharged and intercooled front engine. The engine is among the standard size for the mid-sized sedan category and boasts of a 2.0 liter capacity along with four-cylinders. The engine also comes with 16 valves in the cylinders which contribute to a smoother and more efficient performance. The aluminum block and head model is another positive feature that enhances the performance of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic. In terms of fuel economy, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic is pretty good. On the city roads the EPA readings were 21 mpg while on the highway the performance was better giving up to 30 miles to the gallon.
Speed and Interiors
How fast does the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic perform on the track? The test ride showed some interesting results. The car has an amazing pick-up as it went from zero to nothing less than 60 mph in just 6.4 seconds. It covered the quarter mile mark in just 14.5 seconds flat. The interior of the car lives up to the prestige associated with the Mercedes brand and boasts of high quality materials and state of the art features. The latest model is equipped with power seats that offer much comfort to the passengers. In fact, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic surpasses all its contemporaries in the sedan category in the quality of its interiors.
Power and Transmission
In terms of power, the model offers a great deal. The power readings on the test drive indicated up to 241 horsepower going at 5500 rpm. The torque readings were equally impressive as the C300 notched 273lb-ft going at 1300 rpm. The transmission gear of the model is also quite impressive. Unlike most models in this category, the C300 has an automatic seven speed transmission system with the option to shift to the manual mode. This is a feat many contemporaries in the sedan category are likely to envy.
All in all, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic is probably the closest one can get to luxury without getting a hole in the pocket.