The latest Mercedes C200 Saloon Sport Premium comes from the Mercedes C-Class Saloon (W205) range, which arrives as the first class to have the new Modular Rear-wheel drive Architecture (MRA) platform. Meaning, it utilizes aluminum extensively throughout its body. Thus, resulting in a 100 kg decrease in its weight.
The front end of the Mercedes C200 Saloon Sport Premium exudes dynamism and modernity. It possesses redesigned bumpers and new LED headlights. Furthermore, the new steering wheel comes with touch control buttons, while integrated digital instruments and larger displays are mounted into the dashboard, enabling cutting-edge operation.
It also has wireless charging for all smartphones supporting the Qi standard and smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. Its fully digital instrument display offers three styles – Classic, Progressive, and Sporty. And it comes with a 10.25-inch media display with 1920 x 720 pixels, showcasing brilliant images and relevant information.
Engine and Performance
The Mercedes-Benz C200 Saloon Sport Premium is powered by the all-new 1.5-liter turbocharged engine and with the aid of EQ Boost mild-hybrid technology. Likewise, it has a 4-cylinder, 16-valve engine that delivers 181 hp and 300 Nm.
Furthermore, EQ Boost adds a useful 14 hp whenever the 9G-TRONIC PLUS automatic gearbox performs a kick down with the 48V starter/alternator, which serves as an electric motor to boost performance. This model accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.7 seconds with a maximum speed of 240 km/h, resulting to an impressive performance for an engine this small!
Key Specifications and Comfort Features
The Mercedes-Benz C200 Saloon Sport Premium utilizes premium equipment line features like Ambient lighting and COMAND Online system with a touchpad.
Meanwhile, its dynamic performance is complemented by other goodies like 18-inch aero twin-spoke alloy wheels complemented by Agility control comfort suspension. It also comes with ARTICO leather upholstery with a seat comfort package.
Thanks to its Active Parking Assist, PARKTRONIC, and Mirror Package features, maneuvering in tight spaces becomes much easier in Mercedes-Benz C200 Saloon Sport Premium. Furthermore, the Mirror Package displays detected parking spaces in the instrument cluster plus visual and audible warning of obstacles.
Technical Specifications of the Mercedes C200 Saloon Sport Premium
|Engine capacity||1,991 cc|
|Engine type||4-Cylinder in-line 16-valve Turbocharged|
|Bore x Stroke||(83 x 92) mm|
|Power||135kW (181 bhp)|
|Acceleration||7.3s (0-100 km/h)|
|Top speed||235 km/h|
|Fuel consumption||17.2 km/L|
|CO2 emission||127 g/km (As tested by LTA)|
|Misc technical data|
|Drive type||Rear-wheel drive|
|Vehicle type||Luxury Sedan|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||(4686 x 1810 x 1442) mm|
|Min turning radius||5,610 mm|
|Kerb weight||1,465 kg|
|Fuel tank capacity||66 L|
|Boot/Cargo Capacity||480 L|
|Brakes (Front)||Ventilated disc|
|Suspension (Front)||Multi-link suspension, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, anti-roll bar|
|Suspension (Rear)||Independent multi-link suspension, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, anti-roll bar|