New Mercedes-Benz C 300 Petrol Model Launched at Rs 69 Lakh

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In addition to unveiling a new petrol variant for its sedan, Mercedes-Benz has enhanced the C-Class and GLC SUV lineup with extra features.

Mercedes-Benz has refreshed the C-Class sedan and GLC SUV for the 2024 model year, introducing notable updates. The highlight is the introduction of the new C 300 petrol variant in the C-Class lineup, priced at Rs 69 lakh (ex-showroom). This new addition replaces the previous C 300d diesel variant, becoming the new top-tier option for Mercedes’ sedan, as the diesel variant is no longer available. Alongside this new variant, both the C-Class and the GLC SUV receive additional features across all models, with prices for the range starting at Rs 61.85 lakh and Rs 75.90 lakh (ex-showroom), respectively.

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Key highlights:

  • New C 300 petrol variant replaces the previous C 300d diesel model.
  • C 200 and C 220d models receive updated features.
  • GLC SUV lineup receives additional features for the 2024 model year.
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2024 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

C 200 Rs 61.85 lakh ex- showroom
C 220d Rs 62.85 lakh ex- showroom
C 300 Rs 69 lakh ex- showroom

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC

GLC 300 4Matic Rs 75.90 lakh ex- showroom
GLC 220d 4Matic Rs 76.90 lakh ex- showroom
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Beginning with the fresh addition, the C 300 petrol seamlessly transitions from where the C 300d left off. Sporting the AMG Line specification, the C 300 boasts a more dynamic body kit and interior design elements compared to its lower counterparts, along with added technological features. Moreover, the C 300 is available in the exclusive Patagonia Red paint finish from Mercedes’ Manufaktur series. Additionally, for the 2024 C-Class lineup, all variants can be selected in the new Sodalite Blue paint finish.

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The new C 300 petrol takes the place of the C 300d diesel in the C-Class lineup.

Powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo-petrol engine paired with a 48V mild-hybrid system, the C 300 petrol delivers 255 bhp and 400 Nm of torque. The mild hybrid system provides an extra boost of up to 23 bhp and 205 Nm in specific driving scenarios. Additionally, the engine features an overboost function that increases power by 27 bhp for 30 seconds. Transmitting power to the front wheels is a 9-speed automatic gearbox, enabling the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just 6 seconds.

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Regarding technology upgrades, Mercedes has enhanced the entire C-Class lineup with several new features. The entry-level C 200 petrol and C 220d diesel variants now come equipped with heated and ventilated front seats, 360-degree cameras, six USB Type-C fast charging ports, adaptive high beam assist, and a digital key with a sharing function via the Mercedes ME App.

Building upon these enhancements, the C 300 variant offers additional features such as a Burmester 3D sound system, Mercedes’ Digital Lights headlamp technology, an augmented reality display for the navigation system, a keyless-go package enabling users to open any vehicle door while having the key in their pocket, remote boot operation, and blind spot assist.

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The GLC now features heated and ventilated front seats along with nine airbags. While the updates to the GLC are less comprehensive, the SUV has gained a few additional features. These include standard heated and ventilated front seats and the inclusion of more airbags. The GLC SUV now comes with nine airbags, with rear passengers benefiting from new side airbags for the outer seat passengers.