The 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan will finally go on sale in India on September 20. The car has already made its global debut and the new C-Class facelift comes with considerable design and cosmetic updates, along with new and more powerful engine options. Namely, the C200 model will be available with a new 1.5-litre engine, while the C220d will also get more powerful engine 2-litre oil burner. Furthermore, Mercedes will also be offering a new C300 variant along with a more powerful C300d trim as well, which will replace the current C250d model.
The new Mercedes-Benz C300 is powered by a 2-litre motor that makes 258 bhp of peak power and 370 Nm of peak torque. The C300d, on the other hand, gets the same 2-litre diesel engine that will power the C220, however, this one has been tuned to offer more power and more torque, around 245 bhp and 500 Nm of peak torque.
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Visually, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with an updated face, featuring the brand's signature diamond grille design with the three-pointed star at the centre. The updated C-Class also gets a pair new LED headlamps, LED daytime running lamps, and a new front bumper. The profile features a set of new alloy wheels, and slightly revised ORVMs, while towards the rear, the car comes with a pair of new LED taillamps.
On the features front, Mercedes will be offering some major updates and the car will come with a host of new gadgets and gizmos. There's a new 12.3-inch digital instrument display over the standard cluster. The car also gets a new steering wheel with touch control buttons, a feature mainly seen in its older siblings, the E-Class and the S-Class, and the 2018 C-Class also gets a new 10.25-inch screen as an option over the standard 7-inch display. Mercedes is also offering its latest driver assistance systems, offering features like - Active Lane Change Assist and Active Emergency Stop Assist as functions of Active Steering Assist.