2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class review

New 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Release Date, Specs & Info

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is an embodiment of modern luxury, athleticism, cosseting comfort, and spirited performance. He dynamically configured chassis forms the basis for agile handling, low road roar and tire vibration, high-level of suspension, and driving pleasure. Furthermore, it gets excellent aerodynamics, lightweight curb weight, and powerful yet efficient engines. This review offers everything anyone needs to know about the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class including its release date and pricing.

After a two year hiatus, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class is here with us again. Both the Coupe and the Convertible were worth the wait. The coupe – being the sportiest variant of the C-Class – comes with a striking, sporty exterior highlighted by a striking front section. Relative to its predecessor, it is slightly longer and features a bold, powerful-looking exterior profile. Its sporty demeanor is further highlighted by the high beltline and the free-standing exterior mirrors integrated with the free-standing doors. The Coupe also shares some certain traits with the Sedan such as the long list of available high-tech features, and a meticulous craftsmanship.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet is also among those offered for the new model year. It is the first cabriolet C-Class to be offered. It features plenty of distinctive character, and quality details. Some of the distinct highlights it features include four soft-top colors, seven trim variants, twelve paint finishes, and 13 upholstery variants. Safety has been optimized by restraint systems, and high structural safety.

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class exterior spy shots

Three engines with four outputs are offered beneath the hood of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The least powerful engine is a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine rated at 241 horsepower and 273 lbs. ft. of torque. The mid-level engine is a 3.0L turbocharged V6 good for 363 horsepower and 384 pounds-feet of torque. With this engine, expect to zoom from 0-60 mph in just 4.7 seconds. Those looking for more power can opt for the 469 horsepower, turbocharged 4.0L V8. Lastly, the most powerful model gets an output of 503 horsepower and 516 lbs. ft. of torque that enables it zoom from 0-60 mph in a swift 4.0 seconds.

Inasmuch as the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is worth your consideration, it isn’t the only game in town. Closer back home, the BMW 4 Series is perhaps the toughest rival that the C-Class should worry about. Also in its own backyard is the Audi A5. Other possible alternatives include the Lexus RC 350, and the Cadillac ATS Coupe.

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Release Date & Price

Its release date should be expected sometime in early 2021. As for the pricing, buyers should expect the C-Class C300 2dr Coupe to go for sale for an MSRP starting from $42,650, the C-Class C300 4Matic 2dr Coupe – $44,650, the C-Class AMG C43 Coupe – $55,500, the C-Class AMG C63 – $67,000, and the C-Class AMG C63 S – $75,000.

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Exterior

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class rear view, spy shots

The Coupe’s end has a sportier, distinctive shape relative to the sedan. Features the Coupe offers include automatic LED headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels, rain-sensing wipers, a panoramic sunroof, and a sport-tuned suspension system. The Cabriolet features a removable wind blocker, a mechanical limited-slip differential, 19-inch wheels, and a power trunk lid.

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Interior

As can be seen from the pictures, the interior makes an emphatic statement of sensual purity. The interior artfully blends upscale materials and a modern high technology with evocative classic design. The infotainment system is driver-centric although it features some questionable elements on the tablet-like display.

Materials quality is excellent regardless of the trim level or body type. The seats provide ample lateral support and comfort. Some of the standard accessories available include aluminum/gloss-black interior trim, a universal garage door opener, a CD player, a seven-inch infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity, a power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, automatic front seatbelt presenters, a six-way power adjustable front seats, a dual-zone automatic climate control, an auto-dimming rearview and driver-side mirror, and driver memory functions.

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class interior

Available Trims

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C300 is available in both coupe and convertible body styles, along with the high-performance C63 S, and AMG C63 models. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In Hybrid review is offered separately, as is the C-Class C450 AMG 4Matic.

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Wheelbase: 111.8 in
Length: 184.5-187.0 in
Width: 71.3-73.9 in
Passenger volume: 81 ft³
Cargo volume: 9 ft³
Curb weight: 3950-4400 lb
Top Speed: 130-174 mph
0-60: 4.0-6.2 sec
MPG: 20-24/28-33 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: N/A
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

Engine Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class engine

As already mentioned, three engines are offered for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: a 241 horsepower, turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder; a 363 horsepower, turbocharged 3.0L V6; and a 469/503 horsepower, turbocharged 4.0L V8.

Lots of passive and active features are offered for the safety of passengers. Some of the safety features include automatic high beams, frontal collision warning, rear side curtain airbags, stability and traction control, antilock brakes, adaptive headlights, lane-keep assist, rear-end collision warnings, and a surround-view camera system. The federal government is still conducting crash testing for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2021. Results will be offered here on its release date.

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