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Mercedes-Benz is all set to launch its new C-Class facelift in India. The facelift version of the C-class is scheduled to launch on the 20th of September 2018. The sedan facelift was first showcased at the Geneva Motor Show, held earlier this year.
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class facelift comes with a host of mechanical and tech updates. It will also feature minor cosmetic changes on both the interior and exterior of the sedan.
The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class facelift comes with minor design update on the bumpers, it also features newly designed alloy wheels. The facelift sedan offers to variations of its all-LED headlamps, as well as a new LED pattern on the taillamps.
Inside, the facelift C-Class sedan now comes with new features, which includea 12.5-inch digital instrument console, 10.25-inch COMAND infotainment system and a new design for the steering wheel. The sedan will also include dual touchpad units, as seen on the larger E-Class and S-Class offerings from the German carmaker.
Other features on the Mercedes-Benz C-Class: panoramic sunroof, five driving modes, dual-zone climate control and a Burmester audio system.
The C-class also includes safety features such as seven airbags, adaptive braking, attention assist, parking assist and a reverse camera.
However, the main updates on the C-Class facelift arethe new and updated power units. The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class will come in three trims: C 200 petrol, C 220d diesel and the C 300d twin-turbo diesel.
The C 200 petrol option will come with a new 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine. This new power unit will replace the old 2.0-litre petrol engine seen in the current generation. The new engine is said to produce 184bhp and 280Nm of torque.
The diesel options on the C-Class facelift will come with the 2.0-litre, four-cylinder engine. This engine will be further available in two state-of-tunes. The first is the C 200d, which produces 194bhp and 400Nm of torque. While the larger twin-turbo C 300d will produce 254bhp.
The new C 300d variant replaces the older C 250d model. All three engines will further come mated to the new 9G-Tronic gearbox.
Thoughts On The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Facelift
The new facelift version of the C-Class sedan from Mercedes-Benz was first showcased at this year's Geneva Motor Show. The sedan comes with a host of updates. The most important being the introduction of the new power units.
Once launched in India, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class facelift will rival the likes of the BMW 3-series, Audi A4 and the Jaguar XE.