The latest C Class is an all-round delight and unmistakably a Mercedes Benz with plenty of Germanic style, space, comfort and power. The car is in no way conservative with an elegant design and plenty of refinement, having been developed to offer an experience that closely mimics that of the much bigger and far more costly S Class, it certainly does this rather well.
Being the brands largest selling model Mercedes have not held back in creating a very desirable car that can effortlessly soak up mile upon mile as it traverses the country, or be the perfect sized, well equipped companion for around town.
Inside, you will find room enough for five with plush leather, electronically adjustable seating and visually pleasing alloy and chrome finishes. For the all-important driver they sit comfortably with perfect positioning and everything to hand and easy to use. This includes a central touchpad with information and entertainment settings displayed clearly and driven via a comprehensive menu. Link in your iPod, tablet, or smartphone and stay connected during your journey.
There are four electronic driving modes from Eco to Sport and all, along with the six speed auto gearbox, provide a smooth, quiet and pleasurable drive and, if you're in a hurry, the superb suspension gives heaps of lateral grip and cornering stability. When cruising in Eco mode the car can return up to 67 mpg.
The level of technology throughout the C Class is exceptional but unless you're a techno geek it can just be there to make life easier and the drive more rewarding without you needing to know how.
The Mercedes C-Class has the latest satellite navigation system, Adaptive breaks, Park-Pilot including PARKTRONIC, Bluetooth, USB connection for phones and music players.
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