Mercedes-Benz India launches the sportiest and most dynamic C-Class of all time

Introduces BS VI diesel engine in the C-Class for the first time


The new C-Class diesel range introduced comprises the C 220d Progressive, C 220d Prime and the C 300d AMG Line

  • Mercedes-Benz for the first time introduces BS VI diesel power train in the C-Class: The four-cylinder OM 654 diesel engine in the C 220d and the C 300d AMG Line
  • The OM 654 engine featured in the C 300d AMG Line and the C 220d, delivers more output as well as reduction in the noise and vibration characteristics
  • The C300d inherits the sporty character of the AMG Line exterior, with specific adjustments to the front and rear aprons and new MULTIBEAM LED headlamps
  • The new C-Class has about 6,500 parts changed over its pre-facelift version, with almost 50 percent changes from the initial C-Class range
  • The interiors of the new C-Class have been enhanced with a new 10.25-inch media display screen and new generation telematics which includes NTG 5.5
  • The new C-Class also comes with a new body colour option - Mojave Silver
  • Class remains one of the most successful product in Mercedes-Benz’s portfolio: more than 30,500 units on Indian roads alone
  • The attractive service package for the C-Class range starts at Rs. 72,700 which will be available for a period of 2 years
  • The New C 220d Prime is priced at Rs. 40.00 lakhs, C 220d Progressive is Rs. 44.25 Lakhs, C 300d AMG line is Rs. 48.50 Lakhs (ex-showroom, India)


New Delhi: India’s largest luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today further strengthened its product offering with the introduction of the new C-Class, one of its most popular executive saloons, now in its fifth generation. The new C-Class combines unmatched luxury with a progressive design dynamics, unsurpassable luxury appointments, state-of-art multimedia system and uncompromising safety features. The new C-Class range comprises–the C 220d Progressive, the C 220d Prime, the most powerful C 300d AMG Line. The new C-Class comes equipped with a new and powerful BS VI engine: the four-cylinder OM 654 diesel power train in the C 220d and the C 300d AMG Line. The new C-Class was launched by Mr. Michael Jopp, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India, the C 220d will be available across all the Mercedes-Benz dealerships in the country and the C 300d will be available in Q4, 2018.


Mr. Michael Jopp, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Mercedes-Benz India said, “Introduction of fascinating products and their continuous honing has been key to our success and with the launch of the new C-Class, Mercedes-Benz yet again set a very high benchmark in the luxury sedan segment. This model update is the biggest in the history of the C-Class. In total, we have changed some 6,500 components, more than half the number of components in an average C-Class sedan. The C-Class we launched today is the sportiest and most dynamic of all time and it perfectly underlines its positioning of ‘Never Stop Improving’. The new C-Class is loaded with a variety of technologies and features that enhance driving pleasure, and offer unmatched luxury. We are confident that these enhancements will add a dash of athleticism and uniqueness to one of the most popular models in Mercedes-Benz’s rich product portfsolio.”


He further added, “Selling over 30,500 units since its inception in India, the C-Class has been one of the best-selling luxury sedans for the Indian market and remains a key contributor to our continued success in the market. With a young and attractive product portfolio, a qualitative network that is expanding and remains a benchmark of luxury

experience, a delightful customer service and carefully curated innovative brand outreach programmes; we are glad to be the most preferred choice for a luxury car buyer today. We are glad that our customer centric strategy for India is on the right track and paying results.”


Technical specifications of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class


Performance Data                        

C 300d AMG Line                       

C 220d Progressive & Prime

Cylinder arrangement/number

4/in line

4/in line



1950 cc


1950 cc


180 kW (245 hp) at 4200 rpm

143 kW (194 hp) at 3800 rpm

Peak Torque

500 Nm at 1600 – 2400 rpm

400 Nm at 1600 – 2800 rpm

Acceleration (0-100 km/h)

5.9 s

7.9 s

Top Speed


250 km/h


232 km/h





Mercedes-Benz C-Class Facelift               

Key Highlights

C 300d AMG Line

  • All new EU6 engine with higher power and torque
  • AMG Line exterior with 18-inch rim design
  • AMG Line interior with new generation flat-bottom steering wheel
  • Multibeam LED headlamps
  • All new telematics NTG 5.5 with 10.25-inch screen media display
  • Smartphone integration package
  • Ambient lighting with 64 colours
  • Anthracite open-pore oak wood trim elements

C 220d Progressive

  • All new EU6 engine (C 220d) with higher power and torque
  • New alloy wheel design
  • New generation steering wheel
  • All new telematics NTG 5.5 with 10.25-inch screen media display
  • Smartphone integration package
  • Ambient lighting with 64 colours
  • Brown open-pore walnut wood trim

C 220d Prime

  • All new telematics NTG 5.5 with 10.25-inch screen media display



Price ex-showroom  all India

C 220d Prime

40.00 Lakhs

C 220d Progressive

44.25 Lakhs

C 300d AMG Line

48.50 Lakhs


The interiors of the C-Class have been significantly enhanced with a new 10.25 inch media display screen and new generation telematics, NGT 5.5 smartphone integration adding better appearance and connectivity in line. The AMG Line interior in the C 300d exudes a more visible and tangible sense of sportiness in this variant, while the expressive body styling of AMG lends the exterior of the C-Class a sporty, exclusive touch. The AMG Line interior in this variant will be available in Saddle Brown and Black upholstery options. The new C-Class range is priced as follows –


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