MERCEDES-BENZ has announced prices for its latest, updated range of C-Class Saloons and Estates which are now available to order with first deliveries scheduled in July.
The updated line-up features a range of new, more efficient diesel and petrol engines at prices starting from £33,180 for the petrol-powered C 200SE saloon with the equivalent estate costing £1,200 more. At the top of the range the AMG C43 Saloon is priced from £49,675, while the Estate starts at £50,875.
The C 200, available in rear-wheel or 4MATIC all-wheel-drive, features an all-new 1.5-litre petrol engine with a 48-volt onboard network with a belt-driven starter/alternator which adds 14 hp to the car's overall output.
It has an output of 184 hp and 280 Nm of torque and, according to Mercedes figures, can achieve up to 46.3 mpg on the combined cycle while emitting 136 g/km of CO.
The C 220d uses a two-litre diesel engine which was first seen in the E-Class. It generates 194 hp and 400 Nm of torque, while delivering up to 61.4 mpg (combined) and CO emissions from 117 g/km.
The flagship AMG C 43 4MATIC uses a three-litre V6 biturbo petrol engine, with an increased output of 390 hp (+23) and 520 Nm of torque (+44). It can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.7 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph.
The saloon can deliver up to 30.4 combined mpg and emits 213 g/km of CO, while the estate can achieve 29.4 mpg and emits 220 g/km.
All models come as standard with a 9G-Tronic automatic transmission.
SE models come as standard with agility control comfort suspension, 17-inch alloy wheels, collision prevention assist, reversing camera, a10.25-inch media display; heated front seats; DAB radio; SD card-based navigation system; and Speedtronic cruise control.
An additional £1,650, gets you Sport trim which adds lowered suspension, LED high performance headlights and sports seats upholstered in Artico man-made leather and a further £1,495 buys AMG Line variants with bigger, 18-inch alloys; sports suspension and braking systems, AMG bodystyling and sports seats.
As ever there's a wide range of option packs enabling owners to upgrade comfort, convenience, driver assistance and dynamic features.