Other Mercedes-Benz C-Class (1993 - 2001) models:

Classic specs

Engine Power
(bhp)
0-60 mph
(secs)
Miles Per Pound*
What is MPP?
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown was phased out from 2017. These figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving than figures obtained under the newer test (called WLTP). You should only ever compare these older figures to other pre-WLTP figures.
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown (called WLTP) was introduced in 2017, and generally gives a more realistic indication of a car's mpg then the previous test, which tended to overstate mpg. You should only ever compare these figures to other WLTP figures.
Insurance
Group
Road Tax
(per annum)
Length
(mm)
Full
specs
180 Petrol 122 11.6 - 12.9 N/A 30 N/A 23 £270 4,516
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Full
specs
200 Kompressor Petrol 163 0 N/A 29 N/A 30 £270 4,516
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Full
specs
200 Petrol 136 10.6 - 11.7 N/A 29 - 30 N/A 25 - 26 £270 4,516
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Full
specs
220 CDI Diesel 125 10.5 - 10.9 N/A 41 - 46 N/A 25 £270 4,516
Full
specs
220 D Diesel 95 16.1 - 16.5 N/A 38 N/A 23 £270 4,516
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Full
specs
230 Kompressor Petrol 193 8.1 - 8.2 N/A 28 - 29 N/A - £270 4,516
Full
specs
230 Petrol 150 9.7 N/A 31 N/A 27 £270 4,445
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Full
specs
240 Petrol 170 8.8 - 9.8 N/A 25 - 28 N/A 27 - 30 £270 4,516
Full
specs
250 TD Diesel 150 9.6 - 10.2 N/A 35 - 36 N/A 27 £270 4,516
Full
specs
280 Petrol 197 8.2 N/A 27 N/A 31 £270 4,516
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Full
specs
280 V6 Petrol 197 8.4 N/A 28 N/A 31 £270 4,516
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Esprit specs

Engine Power
(bhp)
0-60 mph
(secs)
Miles Per Pound*
What is MPP?
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown was phased out from 2017. These figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving than figures obtained under the newer test (called WLTP). You should only ever compare these older figures to other pre-WLTP figures.
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown (called WLTP) was introduced in 2017, and generally gives a more realistic indication of a car's mpg then the previous test, which tended to overstate mpg. You should only ever compare these figures to other WLTP figures.
Insurance
Group
Road Tax
(per annum)
Length
(mm)
Full
specs
180 Petrol 122 11.6 - 12.9 N/A 30 N/A 23 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
200 Kompressor Petrol - 0 - 9.0 N/A 30 N/A 25 £270 -
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
200 Petrol 136 10.6 - 11.7 N/A 29 - 30 N/A 25 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
220 CDI Diesel 125 10.5 - 10.9 N/A 41 - 46 N/A 23 - 25 £270 4,516
Full
specs
220 D Diesel 95 16.1 - 16.5 N/A 38 N/A 23 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
230 Kompressor Petrol 193 8.1 - 8.2 N/A 28 - 29 N/A - £270 4,516
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Full
specs
230 Petrol 150 9.7 N/A 31 N/A 27 £270 4,445
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Full
specs
240 Petrol 170 8.8 - 9.8 N/A 25 - 28 N/A 27 £270 4,516
Full
specs
250 TD Diesel 150 9.6 - 10.2 N/A 35 - 36 N/A 27 £270 4,516
Full
specs
280 Petrol 197 8.2 N/A 27 N/A 31 £270 4,516
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Full
specs
280 V6 Petrol 197 8.4 N/A 28 N/A 31 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:

Elegance specs

Engine Power
(bhp)
0-60 mph
(secs)
Miles Per Pound*
What is MPP?
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown was phased out from 2017. These figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving than figures obtained under the newer test (called WLTP). You should only ever compare these older figures to other pre-WLTP figures.
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown (called WLTP) was introduced in 2017, and generally gives a more realistic indication of a car's mpg then the previous test, which tended to overstate mpg. You should only ever compare these figures to other WLTP figures.
Insurance
Group
Road Tax
(per annum)
Length
(mm)
Full
specs
180 Petrol 122 11.6 - 12.9 N/A 30 N/A 23 £270 4,516
Full
specs
200 Kompressor Petrol - 0 - 9.0 N/A 30 N/A 26 - 30 £270 -
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
200 Petrol 136 10.6 - 11.7 N/A 29 - 30 N/A 25 - 26 £270 4,516
Full
specs
220 CDI Diesel 125 10.5 - 10.9 N/A 41 - 46 N/A 25 £270 4,516
Full
specs
220 D Diesel 95 16.1 - 16.5 N/A 38 N/A 23 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
230 Kompressor Petrol 193 8.1 - 8.2 N/A 28 - 29 N/A - £270 4,516
Full
specs
230 Petrol 150 9.7 N/A 31 N/A 27 £270 4,445
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
240 Petrol 170 8.8 - 9.8 N/A 25 - 28 N/A 27 - 30 £270 4,516
Full
specs
250 TD Diesel 150 9.6 - 10.2 N/A 35 - 36 N/A 27 £270 4,516
Full
specs
280 Petrol 197 8.2 N/A 27 N/A 31 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
280 V6 Petrol 197 8.4 N/A 28 N/A 31 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:

Sport specs

Engine Power
(bhp)
0-60 mph
(secs)
Miles Per Pound*
What is MPP?
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown was phased out from 2017. These figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving than figures obtained under the newer test (called WLTP). You should only ever compare these older figures to other pre-WLTP figures.
MPG
Close(x)
The test system that gave the mpg figures shown (called WLTP) was introduced in 2017, and generally gives a more realistic indication of a car's mpg then the previous test, which tended to overstate mpg. You should only ever compare these figures to other WLTP figures.
Insurance
Group
Road Tax
(per annum)
Length
(mm)
Full
specs
180 Petrol 122 11.6 - 12.9 N/A 30 N/A 25 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
200 Kompressor Petrol - 0 - 9.0 N/A 29 - 30 N/A 27 £270 -
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
200 Petrol 136 10.6 - 11.7 N/A 29 - 30 N/A 27 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
220 CDI Diesel 125 10.5 - 10.9 N/A 41 - 46 N/A 27 £270 4,516
Full
specs
220 D Diesel 95 16.1 - 16.5 N/A 38 N/A 25 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
230 Kompressor Petrol 193 8.1 - 8.2 N/A 28 - 29 N/A - £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
230 Petrol 150 9.7 N/A 31 N/A 29 £270 4,445
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
240 Petrol 170 8.8 - 9.8 N/A 25 - 28 N/A 29 £270 4,516
Full
specs
250 TD Diesel 150 9.6 - 10.2 N/A 35 - 36 N/A 29 £270 4,516
Full
specs
280 Petrol 197 8.2 N/A 27 N/A 33 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
Full
specs
280 V6 Petrol 197 8.4 N/A 28 N/A 33 £270 4,516
Select a version to view full specs:
* Low Miles Per Pound figures relate to the least economical version; high to the most economical. Based on WLTP combined fuel economy for versions of this car made since September 2017 only, and typical current fuel or electricity costs.

Equipment List

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate (96-01).

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Climate control
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Electric sunroof
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Front fog lights
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Sports seats
  • Steel wheels
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

AMG equipment

AMG standard equipment
  • ABS
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Heated mirrors
  • Heated seats
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Sports seats
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
AMG optional equipment
  • Front fog lights
  • Lumbar support

Classic equipment

Classic standard equipment
Same as basic equipment
Classic optional equipment
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Metallic Paint
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Steel wheels
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Elegance equipment

Elegance standard equipment
Same as basic equipment
Elegance optional equipment
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Esprit equipment

Esprit standard equipment
Same as basic equipment
Esprit optional equipment
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Metallic Paint
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Steel wheels
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Sport equipment

Sport standard equipment
Same as basic equipment
Sport optional equipment
  • ABS
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Alloy wheels
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Cruise control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric mirrors
  • Electric sunroof
  • Folding rear seats
  • Front electric windows
  • Full size spare wheel
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Rear electric windows
  • Remote locking
  • Roof rails
  • Service indicator
  • Side airbags
  • Sports seats
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

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