10 March 2014

The all-new Mercedes-Benz C-class. It’s set to be here for a while, because Mercedes isn’t planning on replacing this fifth-generation C-class for another seven years. So, until 2021, this is the C-class, and if ever Mercedes needed to get a car right, and get it right from the word go, this is it. 

It’s a touch bigger than before, both inside and out, but, crucially, it’s also between 70kg and 100kg lighter than the previous model. And it’s more aerodynamically efficient, which, in turn, helps it to be more ecologically efficient, too. But is it better to drive? Steve Sutcliffe finds out.

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benzw205 17 March 2014

A good point for Benz, they do not change their cars so often.

A good point for Benz, they do not change their cars so often.
Peter Cavellini 11 March 2014

Ho hum..........

Your either a BMW man or a Mercedes,either way,there's too much tech that you'll only use when your bored,so, are they just toys?,or,as the way option packs are done nowadays,you end up with options you just don't/won't use.....?
Leslie Brook 11 March 2014


That diesel is surprisingly audible on the video. Perhaps they should have sacrificed a bit of the weight loss for some more sound insulation?