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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Gets New Engines

June 5th, 2009
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Three newly developed engines with direct injection will make the Mercedes-Benz C-Class even more efficient. They raise performance and driving enjoyment to a new level, while demonstrating exemplary economy and environmental compatibility.

The new engines impress with a low fuel consumption, and therefore exemplary environmental compatibility, while delivering a high output and therefore outstanding driving pleasure. The new C 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY saloon, the most efficient C-Class ever, generates 125 kW/170 hp and a torque of 400 Nm from a displacement of 2143 cubic centimeters. This accelerates the saloon from standstill to 100 km/h in 8.4 seconds, yet the combined fuel consumption is only 4.8 liters of diesel per 100 km (corresponding to CO2 emissions of 127 g/km) - the best figure in this category.

The newly developed four-cylinder in the C 250 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY also uses direct injection.

It achieves 150 kW/204 hp and offers 310 Newton meters of torque. The saloon requires 7.4 seconds for the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h with the new petrol engine. The combined consumption amounts to 7.2 liters per 100 km (CO2 emissions 168 g/km).

Key technical data for the new C-Class models:

Model
cc
kW/hp
Nm
Fuel consumption (l/100 km)
CO2 emissions
0-100 km/h
km/h
C 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY
2143
125/170
400
4.8 (4.9)
127 (130)
8.4 (8.8)
232 (219)
C 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY
2143
150/204
500
5.1 (5.3)
134 (140)
7.0 (7.5)
240 (238)
C 250 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY
1796
150/204
310
7.2 (7.5)
168 (175)
7.4 (7.5)
240 (233)

provisional figures, figures in brackets = estate model

The new model variants of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class are available as both saloon and estate models.


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