2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Change Vehicle
2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Available in 6 styles:  2009 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG 4dr Sedan shown
Asking Price Range
Estimated MPG

12–18 city / 19–26 hwy


    Expert Reviews 2 of 3
2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4.5 26
$ 6,071-26,467
July 2, 2008
Vehicle Overview
Mercedes-Benz redesigned its entry-level C-Class sedan last year, offering new styling reminiscent of the automaker's S-Class flagship. Engine choices remain the same for 2009: The C300 has a 228-horsepower V-6, while the C350 offers a larger, 268-hp V-6 and the high-performance C63 AMG packs a 451-hp V-8. Prime competitors include the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4 and Infiniti G35.

New for 2009
There are two new pelvic airbags for front-seat occupants, and a memory seat and power-adjustable steering column are now optional. There are new interior color choices for Sport models, and the optional navigation system gets a larger internal hard drive that can store up to 6GB of music.

The C-Class grew 3.7 inches longer and 1.7 inches wider when it was redesigned last year, taking on a cleaner, more angular appearance.
  • Luxury and Sport versions available
  • Luxury models have comfort suspension and traditional Mercedes-Benz grille and hood ornament
  • Sport models have a large grille-mounted star (think SL-Class roadster), subtle ground effects and a sport-tuned suspension
  • Seventeen-inch wheels are standard, 18-inch wheels are optional

Two front bucket seats and a three-place rear bench provide seating for five. An angular dashboard design mimics the car's exterior styling theme, and Luxury and Sport models have unique instrument panels. The trunk measures 12.4 cubic feet, which is slightly more than a 3 Series sedan but less than a G35's 13.5-cubic-foot trunk.
  • Standard eight-way power front seats
  • Standard dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Standard moonroof
  • Optional features include leather upholstery, xenon headlights and a navigation system governed by Mercedes' Comand interface

Under the Hood
The C300 is powered by a 3.0-liter V-6 while the C350 has a 3.5-liter V-6. The C63 AMG performance sedan packs a 6.2-liter V-8.
  • 228-hp C300 is available with a six-speed manual or seven-speed automatic transmission
  • C300's engine can run on E85 ethanol
  • All-wheel drive is offered on C300
  • 268-hp C350 and 451-hp C63 AMG have rear-wheel drive and a seven-speed automatic

Standard safety features include:
  • Side-impact airbags for the front seats
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Front-seat pelvic airbags
  • Active front head restraints
  • Four-wheel-disc antilock brakes
  • Traction control
  • Electronic stability system

    Expert Reviews 2 of 3

Featured Services for this Mercedes-Benz C-Class

  • Sell your current car quickly and easily on Cars.com.
  • Not sure what auto repair should cost you? Use our price estimator.
  • Get help with car repair now on Cars.com. Visit Repair & Care

Search Inventory Near You

Calculate Monthly Payment

What will my monthly cost be?

Check Payment

Calculate Affordable Price

What is the most I can afford?

Check Price

More Calculators

Compare finance offers to decide what's right for you.

Certain specifications, prices and equipment data have been provided under license from Chrome Data Solutions ("Chrome Data"). ©2013 Chrome Data Solutions, LP. All Rights Reserved. This information is supplied for personal use only and may not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of Chrome Data. Chrome Data makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. All specifications, prices and equipment are subject to change without notice.