C Class

2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe: First Drive

By Aaron Bragman on May 18, 2016


CARS.COM — The previous Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe, last sold as a 2015 model, wasn't really much to look at. It was nice, but it didn't light any enthusiasts' hearts on fire, didn't inspire more than a passing glance as it… Read More

2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe: First Drive

By Aaron Bragman on May 18, 2016

CARS.COM — The previous Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe, last sold as a 2015 model, wasn't really much to look at. It was nice, but it didn't light any enthusiasts' hearts on fire, didn't inspire more than a passing glance as it… Read More

Top Cars for Mom's Day Out

By Jennifer Geiger on May 6, 2016

CARS.COM — Charles Dickens once wrote, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." And although his words described London, circa 1775, they also translate to the chaotic, joy-filled, messy, loud state that is motherhood. When… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK300

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 3, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 225 model-year 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK300 roadsters manufactured from June 2 to July 14, 2015, and equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission The Problem: The backup power supply for the ignition switch may not have been properly… Read More

2014-2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Software Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on May 3, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: In affected vehicles, the engine and transmission control module software may cause an irregular engine speed at idle that could lead to an unintentional engine shutdown just before a vehicle stop, such as while coasting toward a… Read More

Which Car Seats Can Be Used With Inflatable Seat Belts?

By Jennifer Newman on May 2, 2016

CARS.COM — Inflatable rear seat belts, which were first introduced by Ford for the 2011 model year, have been approved for use by six car-seat manufacturers, but only for some of their child-safety seats. Related: Car Seat Checks These inflatable… Read More

Drowsy Driver Detection Systems Sense When You Need a Break

By Julie Halpert on April 26, 2016

CARS.COM — Bleary-eyed drivers are a danger to themselves and others: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that drowsy driving causes more than 80,000 crashes (almost 220 per day) and 850 fatalities each year. Automakers have been offering technology… Read More

Feds Tell Mercedes Parent to Open Emissions Investigation

By Kelsey Mays on April 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen isn't the only automaker with diesel woes. At the request of the U.S. Department of Justice, Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler announced that it will investigate its vehicle-emissions systems. Related: Volkswagen, Regulators Announce Diesel-Car Buyback Plan The announcement comes… Read More

2016 Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG Photo Gallery

By Jennifer Geiger on April 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Last year Mercedes-Benz announced the rollout of AMG "light" models; for 2016 the C400 sedan is replaced by the quicker, sportier C450 AMG. The compact sedan slots between the base C300 and performance-topping Mercedes-AMG C63 and C63 S… Read More

2012-14 Mercedes-Benz Diagnostic Software Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 22, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: In affected vehicles, a software glitch in the performance system may cause  it not to log failures in the system's memory. If this happens, when techs access the memory to determine where a problem may lie, the… Read More

2016 Mercedes-AMG G65: First Look

By Aaron Bragman on April 12, 2016

Competes with: Land Rover Range Rover HSE, Bentley Bentayga, Porsche Cayenne Looks like: The same SUV since 1979, intentionally Drivetrains: 621-horsepower, twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter V-12; seven-speed automatic; all-wheel drive Hits dealers: Early 2016 Starting price: $218,825 (includes destination fee) CARS.COM —… Read More