2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Overview
What’s New for the 2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class?
For 2013, the C-Class sees a new and larger 3.5-liter V6 for the C300 4Matic. The C-Class also gets a fuel-saving automatic engine stop-start feature, available adaptive cruise control, standard mbrace2 smartphone-integrated telematics, and a new Sport Plus package.
2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Exterior
The C-Class might be Mercedes-Benz’s entry level model, but it’s nothing short of what we’d expect from the German automaker. The C-Class brings racetrack-worthy performance, classic style, and modern technology together in seamless perfection.
Sweeping curves, an aerodynamic stance, and a bold, aggressive design make the C-Class a head-turner. Standard exterior features include 17-inch wheels, automatic headlights, LED running lights, automatic wipers, and a sunroof.
2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Performance
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class can compete with the best of them when it comes to performance cars. The base C250 is powered by a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder that produces 201 hp and 229 lb-ft of torque, while the top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, gets you a 6.2-liter V8 that puts out 451 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. The optional AMG Development package bumps horsepower up to 481.
The C-Class offers a variety of engines and powertrains, depending on trim, so buyers can truly create a car that best fits their lifestyle.
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2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Efficiency
The base C250 gets an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 22 mpg city, 31 mpg highway, and 25 mpg combined, which is incredibly competitive for the segment.
2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Interior
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class’ interior boasts high-quality materials, an ergonomic design, and straightforward controls. The COMAND electronics interface is one of the easiest to use on the market, making it simple to navigate through screens.
Other standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, eight-way power front seats, MB-Tex vinyl upholstery, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, and auto-dimming mirrors.
2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Safety
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes standard with stability and traction control, antilock brakes, a comprehensive suite of airbags, Mercedes-Benz mbrace2 emergency telematics, and Mercedes Attention Assist, which monitors the driver for signs of drowsiness or non-responsiveness.
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