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2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe 4MATIC reviews
2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe 4MATIC reviews

The two entryway Mercedes-Benz C-class now wears a perfectly sized dress that underscores its bends in all the correct spots, which implies it now nearly looks like the greater and far pricier S-class roadster. When it presented this new model for 2017, Mercedes stressed that its brought down rooftop and seating position make it to a greater degree a driver's auto than its antecedent, which was essentially only a two entryway rendition of the vehicle as far as looks and driving character. While we've found the "driver's auto" name to seem to be valid for the AMG-badged C63 and C43 models, what of the most reduced on the chain of command the Mercedes-Benz C300? It has the style to warrant our posting it among the most wonderful autos available today, and it begins at $43,575, well underneath the AMG variants that can cost more than twice to such an extent. The case tried here was outfitted with 4MATIC all-wheel drive, making it more appropriate for year-round use than the back drive demonstrate we beforehand tried.

Stuttgart's W205 C-class stage is nothing if not flexible. Mercedes offers it in 16 variants for American clients and significantly more in worldwide markets that have the choice of the station-wagon models that aren't sold here. That implies every one involves a certain specialty additionally that individuals can to a great extent pick the correct C they need. All things considered, the 4MATIC all-wheel-drive framework is offered on the C300 and C43 vehicle and roadster however not on the higher-controlled C63. Benz's all-wheel-drive setup consequently circulates torque to the pivot with the most hold and is fit for guiding almost all the push to either hub. Prime contenders for the all-wheel-drive C300 are the BMW 430i xDrive, the Cadillac ATS car AWD, the Audi A5 Sport, and the Infiniti Q60 2.0t AWD (the Lexus RC200t doesn't offer AWD).

2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe 4MATIC
2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe 4MATIC

Stuttgart's W205 C-class stage is nothing if not flexible. Mercedes offers it in 16 renditions for American clients and much more in worldwide markets that have the alternative of the station-wagon models that aren't sold here. That implies every one possesses a certain specialty additionally that individuals can to a great extent pick the correct C they need. All things considered, the 4MATIC all wheel-drive framework is offered on the C300 and C43 vehicle and car however not on the higher fueled C63. Benz's all-wheel-drive setup naturally disseminates torque to the pivot with the most hold and is equipped for guiding almost all the push to either hub. Prime contenders for the all-wheel-drive C300 are the BMW 430i xDrive, the Cadillac ATS roadster AWD, the Audi A5 Sport, and the Infiniti Q60 2.0t AWD (the Lexus RC200t doesn't offer AWD).

Try not to mix up the C300's high style for a sign that it's a tire-blazing heartbeat pounder in the shape of the comparative looking C-class AMGs; rather, its smooth lines indicate a more polite identity. In the engine is an intercooled turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four that makes 241 drive and 273 lb-ft of torque. That is steered through a seven-speed programmed transmission. Throttle reaction appears to be slow, especially given that the transmission can be hesitant to kick down a rigging, however the drivetrain performs all around ok for individuals looking for more extravagance than excite.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe 4MATIC Interior
2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe 4MATIC Interior

The additional footing, cordiality of 4MATIC, marginally enhanced the back drive C300's dash to 60 mph, doing the deed in 6.0 seconds contrasted and 6.2, despite the fact that the standard C300 demonstrate wore 19-inch haggles P Zero summer tires while this one had Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season elastic on 18-inch wheels. Additionally with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four and all-wheel drive, the BMW 428i (renamed the 430i and instilled with more power since our latest test) was a half-second speedier to 60 mph yet the Audi A5 was one-tenth behind.

The C300 4MATIC additionally went through our quarter-mile test 0.2-second snappier than the base car, in 14.5 seconds at 96 mph. Regardless of the tire disservice, the 4MATIC pulled the same 0.91 g on the skidpad as did the back wheel-drive C300, however it took 163 feet to prevent from 70 mph contrasted and the back drive model's 157.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe 4MATIC engine
2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe 4MATIC engine

Like other new C-class roadsters, this one feels nimbler and more lithe than past eras. The controlling is pleasantly weighted, and hand over is exact. The strong body and suspension ingest street inconsistencies well, in spite of the fact that this auto had the Sport bundle and additionally 4MATIC, so the ride quality tilted toward the firm end of the range.

With a little relocation turbocharged motor comes the desire that it gets satisfactory efficiency. We watched 22 mpg amid our time with the auto, coordinating what we recorded in the four-entryway form yet shy of the EPA consolidated rating of 25 mpg. Amid our 200-mile interstate test at 75 mph, it scored 29 mpg, which is right on target the EPA parkway figure.