Mercedes just unveiled the all-new 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, introducing a fresh generation for the Cadillac CT5 rival.
Outside, the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers a revised exterior, with cab-back proportions and a wide, low stance. Buyers will have a selection of 18- and 19-inch wheel designs at their disposal, complemented by chrome surrounds and trim. In back, the new C-Class sports two-piece tail lamps.
The C-Class is now larger than before, offering more cabin space as well, with an extra 0.9 inches of front elbow room and an extra 0.6 inches of rear elbow room. There’s also an extra 05 inches of rear headroom, and an extra 1.4 inches of rear knee room.
Inside, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class adopts a similar infotainment and cabin layout as the S-Class, and comes standard with a 12.3-inch digital instrument display and 11.9-inch central infotainment display. Both screens get multiple display modes, and there’s 64-color ambient lighting as well. Further interior features include the Hey Mercedes voice assistant, a variety of driver assist systems, and an optional color Head-Up Display.
As for the engine spec, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes with a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder powerplant with an integrated starter-generator system (mild hybrid). Output is rated at 255 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, with the mild hybrid system boosting output with 20 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque. The sprint to 60 mph takes 5.9 seconds, while top speed is electronically limited to 130 mph.
Both RWD and AWD are offered, with a nine-speed automatic transmission for the cog swaps. Continuously adjustable damping suspension is standard.
The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is set to arrive in U.S. dealers early next year. Pricing information has yet to be announced.
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