1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Available in 3 styles:  C280 4dr Sedan shown
Asking Price Range
$2,481–$6,725
Estimated MPG

18–23 city / 23.9–30.1 hwy

Specifications

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Power and Performance

5-spd auto transmission w/OD
100 amp heavy duty battery
Axle Ratio
3.07 axle ratio
Fuel Tank
16.4 gal. fuel tank

Handling and Control

Rear-wheel drive
Front double wishbone suspension
Front anti-roll bar
Coil front springs
Multi-link rear suspension
Rear anti-roll bar
Coil rear springs
Re-circulating ball steering
4-wheel disc brakes
Full-size aluminum spare wheel/tire

Design and Dimensions

Body-colored with chrome insert front and rear bumpers
Body-colored bodyside moldings
Chrome bodyside insert
Chrome grille
Monotone paint
Maximum Cargo Volume
11.7 cu.ft. maximum cargo volume
Exterior Length
177.4 " exterior length
Exterior Width
67.7 " exterior body width
Exterior Height
56.1 " exterior height
Wheelbase
106 " wheelbase
Front Tread
59 " front tread
Rear Tread
58 " rear tread
Turning Radius
16.4 ' turning radius
Drag Coefficient
.32 drag coefficient
Front Legroom
41.5 " front legroom
Rear Legroom
32.8 " rear legroom
Front Headroom
37.2 " front headroom
Rear Headroom
37.0 " rear headroom
Front Hiproom
52.8 " front hiproom
Rear Hiproom
53.9 " rear hiproom
Front Shoulder Room
54.6 " front shoulder room
Rear Shoulder Room
54.3 " rear shoulder room
Passenger Volume
90 cu.ft. passenger volume
Interior Cargo Volume
11.7 cu.ft. interior cargo volume

Standard Warranties and Ownership Benefits

Basic (mths/miles)
48/50,000
Powertrain (mths/miles)
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation (mths/miles)
48/50,000
Roadside Assistance (mths/miles)
unlimited/100,000

Active and Passive Safety

Headlamps with delay-off
Front fog/driving lights
Illuminated entry
Engine temperature
Battery warning
Low oil level warning
Low coolant warning
Lights on warning
Key warning
Low fuel warning
Low washer fluid warning
Lighting malfunction warning
Brake fluid warning
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center high mounted stop light
Driver and passenger airbags
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Immobilizer

Comfort and Convenience

4 doors
Dual power remote heated mirrors
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
Day-night rearview mirror
Seating capacity of 5
Center front armrest w/storage
(6-way power) driver seat
Rear bench seats
Adjustable rear head restraints
Center rear armrests
Full cloth headliner
Carpet floor trim
Carpeted front & rear floor mats
Simulated wood instrument panel insert
Leather gear shift knob
Lighted locking glove box
Dome light w/fade
Front reading lights
Full floor console
Front cupholder
Bin instrument panel storage
Dual door bins
Carpeted cargo floor trim
Carpet trunk lid/rear cargo door trim
Cargo light
Automatic air conditioning
Air filter
Cassette
Compatible CD
Automatic equalizer
Radio theft deterrent
Power retractable antenna
Cruise control
Power with 2 stage unlock door locks
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release
Keyfob remote fuel flap release
Rear child safety door locks
Fuel filler door release included with power doors
Cell phone pre-wiring
1 12V DC power outlet
Driver foot rest
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Tachometer
Engine temperature gauge
In-dash clock
Exterior temperature
Systems monitor
Trip odometer
Leather steering wheel
Power front windows
Power rear windows
Driver and passenger 1-touch down
Light tinted windows
Variable intermittent front windshield wipers
Heated front windshield jets
Rear defroster

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