Pune: The country’s largest and leading luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz today launched the new generation C-Class setting a new benchmark in luxury and technology in the luxury sedan segment. The New C-Class (W206) underlines Mercedes-Benz’s significant progress in creating a world-class product, which combines the most desirable package of luxurious comfort and sportiness, in addition to being highly digital and sustainable.

Overwhelming customer response:

Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, “The C-Class has always enjoyed a strong customer preference in India with more than 37,000 C-Class customers’ loyalty. The unprecedented interest level of customers has exceeded our expectations resulting in over 1000 confirmed bookings for the ‘Baby S’ even before its launch, making it one of the most anticipated luxury cars to be introduced in the market today. It would be our endeavor to deliver these cars to our customers at the earliest. The new C-Class only marks the beginning of our products offensive for the market this year.”


Strengthening Mercedes-Benz’s sedan portfolio:

“With this launch, our sedan portfolio comprising eight products gets bolstered, underlining the strong preference for luxury sedans. It is encouraging to see the strong emergence of luxury sedans making their distinct mark and we are confident the new C-Class will build on the success story of its predecessors. We forecast significant volume contribution to our portfolio in the coming years with the addition of the all-new C-Class.” Martin Schwenk added.


Human-centered innovation with luxurious comfort derived from S-Class:

“The C-Class is one of our global bestsellers and underpins today’s tech savvy customers’ desire from their luxury car: human-centered innovations combined with luxurious comfort and a sporty and modern design.  The car utilizes the ISG technology to offer the best of power as well as best-in-class fuel economy. The new C-Class shares the DNA of the flagship S-Class and derives key luxury appointments and packs the latest in technology like NTG 7 infotainment, latest generation of AI powered MBUX, a revolutionary Car to X Communication, making the New C-Class the most advanced C-Class ever in India.” Martin Schwenk commented.


Top highlights of the new C-Class:

Attractive and sensuous design:

It is the most stylish and exclusive C-Class ever, applying MB’s design philosophy of ‘Sensual Purity’. The design aims at creating desire through the aesthetic beauty of sensuous surfaces, perfect sporty proportions, and an extraordinary ambience in the interior

Highly tech-laden vehicle: (Adopted from New S-Class)

  • The New C-Class comes equipped with NTG7
  • Extensive personalization and biometric authentication
  • Wireless smartphone integration
  • Over the air updates: The software is always kept up-to-date


Latest (second) generation of MBUX: intuitively operated and learning

  • Loaded on technology with game changing MBUX Connect features and “Hey Mercedes” powered by AI


Longer wheelbase: More length, more width results in more space for rear-seat passengers

  • +65 mm longer vehicle length (4751 mm) | +25 mm longer wheelbase | +21 mm more space for rear seat | +10 mm wider (2033 mm) | -9 mm shorter (1438 mm)
  • More legroom for rear passenger | More headroom in rear | More elbow room in front & rear | More shoulder room in front & rear


Hi-resolution central display (Inspired from the S-Class)

  • LCD Touchscreen | 11.9-inch screen | Resolution of 1624 x 1728 pixels | Tilted towards the driver by 6°– 7°


Car to X Communication technology (Adopted from S-Class)

  • Using power of cloud connectivity, MB India equips the New C-Class with the ‘social network’ for Mercedes-Benz cars, Car-to-X communication technology, where cars can talk to each other, increasing the customer safety in real-time
  • In total there are 5 different hazard warnings that Mercedes-Benz cars capture and transmit within the network: Rains, Skidding, General Warning, Accident and Winds 


New engines assisted with 48V Integrated Starter Generator (ISG). First ever diesel with ISG

  • The spearhead of the efficiency improvement measures is the new OM 654 M with an integrated second-generation starter-generator (ISG). It has a 48-volt partial on-board electrical system.


Digital Lights (only in the C 300d)

  • DIGITAL LIGHT has a light module with three extremely powerful LEDs in each headlamp, whose light that is refracted and directed by 1.3 million micro-mirrors. The resolution is therefore more than 2.6 million pixels per vehicle.

Engine variants and specifications:

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class is available with a choice of three engine variants:

Technical Configuration of Powertrain      
  C 200 C 220d C 300d
Fuel Petrol Diesel Diesel
Total Displacement 1496cc 1993cc 1993cc
Number of Cylinders 4 Cylinder 4 Cylinder 4 Cylinder
Rated Output 150kW [204hp]

at 5800 – 6100 at rpm


at 3600 rpm


at 4200 rpm

Rate Torque 300Nm

at 1800 – 4000 rpm


at 1800 – 2800 rpm


at 1800 – 2200 rpm

Acceleration 7.3 s 7.3 s 5.7 s
Top Speed 246 km/h 245 km/h 250 km/h

*ISG supports with up to additional 15kW Power and up to 200 Nm Torque in all three variants


  • Black open-pore aluminum lines wood trim (C 200 and C 220d)
  • Metal-weave trim (C 300d)


  • 43.2 cm (17 inch) 5-spoke light-alloy wheels painted black with high-sheen finish (Available with C 200 and C 220d)
  • 45.7 cm (18 inch) AMG 5-spoke light-alloy wheels aerodynamically optimized, painted black with high-sheen finish (Available with C 300d)

Paint Options:

  • Obsidian Black | MANUFAKTUR Opalite White Bright | Cavansite Blue
  • Mojave Silver (Available with C 200 and C 220d only)
  • High-Tech Silver (Available with C 200 and C 220d only)
  • Selenite Grey (Available with C 200 and C 220d only)