The Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan is the German luxury auto major’s bestselling model globally, and it is getting a comprehensive update to allure the customers even better. The refreshed new Mercedes C-Class will be coming with more powerful performance as well as advanced automated technology to enhance the entire drive experience.
The new refreshed C-Class will be taking a step forward in the self-driving capability and along with it get Mercedes-Benz closer to the future driver-less mobility system. The new updated C-Class will be offering a new system similar to that of the larger E-Class sedan.
The new Mercedes C-Class will be making its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show, but many of its details are already out. The refreshed new luxury sedan model will be also getting a good number of cosmetic updates apart from mechanical and technology upgrades, making it a comprehensive facelift.
In terms of the exterior design updates, the new C-Class will be coming along with a redesigned front fascia, restyled bumpers, new LED headlights and refreshed tail lights for a fresh overall visual appeal.
Even during the current times, when the customer interest has made a major shift towards SUVs of all sorts, the C-Class sedan’s popularity seems to be on the rise. The huge demands have forced Mercedes-Benz to prioritize the C-Class and endow it with a significant facelift to keep its customer appeal intact even in this rapidly changing market situation. The German luxury carmaker has revealed that it has sold 415,000 C-Class units last year. Mercedes has also revealed that the new 2019 C-Class will be hitting the U.S car market for sale towards the end of this year.
Under the hood, the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be getting powered by a 2 liter 4-cylinder turbocharged mill that has been tweaked to offer an enhanced peak power output of 255 hp as compared against the earlier output of 241 hp in the ongoing model. The engine will be offered paired to a sophisticated 9 speed automatic transmission gearbox which is highly popular in the market for offering better fuel efficiency.
When the new refreshed Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan’s cabin is concerned, it gets a number of updates as well. The cabin has been endowed with a new multifunction leather wrapped steering wheel with mounted controls with swiping motion functionality. These buttons will allow the driver to control the functions on the instrument panel as well as infotainment system without distracting the driver from the steering.
The center console also gets a touchpad to control the infotainment system, which can be controlled by voice commands as well for enhanced convenience.
The new 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will offer great self driving capabilities by using an extensive package of radar and cameras that can detect the road ahead by 1,640 feet. The updated C-Class will be able to offer full autonomous capabilities in some driving situations. It will also offer a bevy of driver’s assistance systems such as lane-keeping system, automatic emergency braking system if it detects a possible crash and many more.