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1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Base

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$2,067-$5,139 Current Listing Price
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Overview

Seats 5
Door Count
Engine 148-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (premium)
Transmission 5-speed automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Combined MPG 26
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 48 mo/50,000 mi

Colors

Exterior (10)
Interior (5)

Packages

Specifications

S
STANDARD
O
OPTIONAL
Engine 148-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (premium)
Transmission 5-speed automatic w/OD
Full size spare tire S
Locking fuel flap included with power door locks S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Security system O
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Power door locks S
Immobilizer S
Traction control O
Front seatbelt pretensioners S
Rear child safety locks S
ABS S
2-way head restraints driver and passenger
4-wheel disc brakes S
Remote keyless entry S
ABS brakes S
Dual front impact airbags S
Engine 2.3L I-4 DOHC 148hp
Engine torque 162 lb.-ft. @ 4,000RPM
HD battery S
Transmission electronic control S
Engine horsepower 148-hp @ 5,500RPM
Automatic transmission 5 speed
Engine bore x stroke 3.58" x 3.48"
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Variable valve control S
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Fuel tank capacity 16 gal.
Fuel economy city 23 mpg
# of valves 16
Engine liters 2.3
Cylinder configuration I-4
Overdrive S
Transmission lock-up torque converter S
Stainless steel exhaust S
5 speed automatic transmission S
Axle ratio 3.07
Fuel economy highway 30 mpg
Wheelbase 105.9"
Front legroom 41.5"
Cruising RPM 1
Front headroom 37.2"
Maximum interior cargo volume 11.7 cu.ft.
Front hiproom 52.8"
Rear hiproom 53.9"
Engine horsepower 148hp @ 5,500RPM
Engine bore x stroke 90.9mm x 88.4mm (3.58" x 3.48")
Passenger volume 89.7 cu.ft.
Interior cargo volume 11.7 cu.ft.
Front tread 58.8"
Front shoulder room 54.6"
Rear headroom 37.0"
Engine torque 162 lb.-ft. @ 4,000RPM
Exterior body width 67.7"
Drag coefficient .32
Turning radius 16.4'
Rear shoulder room 54.3"
Rear legroom 32.8"
Curb weight 3,197 lbs.
Engine displacement 140 cu.in.
Exterior length 177.4"
Exterior height 56.1"
Rear tread 57.6"
Alloy wheels S
Front anti-roll bar S
Front tires 195/65HR15.0
Rear tires 195/65HR15.0
Power steering S
Rear anti-roll bar S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Number of doors 4
Chrome bodyside insert S
Chrome grille S
Body-color or chrome door handles S
Body-colored bumpers S
Grille chrome
Heated door mirrors S
Power door mirrors S
Rear cargo trunk
Bodyside moldings S
Manual folding door mirrors S
Front licence plate bracket S
Body-color or chrome door mirrors S
Chrome rear bumper insert S
Chrome front bumper insert S
Seatback storage pockets S
Passenger door bin S
Driver door bin S
Cell phone O
Power sunroof O
Air conditioning S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
1-touch down S
Sliding and tilting sunroof O
Air filter S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror S
Covered floor storage S
Sunroof sunshade O
Glass sunroof O
Day-night rearview mirror S
Garage door transmitter S
Remote keyless entry S
Full floor console S
Front cupholder S
Automatic temperature control S
Driver's footrest S
12V DC power outlet 1
Power windows S
Locking glove box S
Auto-dimming rearview mirror O
Cruise control S
Remote window controls S
Remote sunroof/convertible roof controls O
Telescoping steering wheel O
Illuminated glove box S
Illuminated entry S
Remote trunk/hatch/door controls S
Seatback storage pockets S
Passenger manual folding mirror S
Power glass tilting and sliding sunroof O
Cell phone O
Driver manual folding mirror S
Air conditioning S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
1-touch down S
Power rear windows S
Air filter S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror S
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Garage door transmitter S
Remote keyless entry S
Full floor console S
Automatic temperature control S
Power windows S
12V DC power outlet 1
Window FOB controls S
Auto-dimming rearview mirror O
Cruise control S
Manual sunshade O
Front cupholders S
Sunroof/convertible roof FOB controls O
Telescoping steering wheel O
Illuminated glove box S
Illuminated entry S
Passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Leatherette upholstery S
Max seating capacity 5
Front seats bucket
Height adjustable driver seat S
Full headliner S
Leather door panel trim O
Floor mats S
Number of driver seat adjustments 8
6-way power driver seat S
Split folding rear seat O
Rear bench seat S
Reclining driver seat S
Front center armrest w/storage
Carpeted cargo space S
Rear seat center armrest S
Reclining passenger seat S
Cargo space floor carpet
6-way power passenger seat O
Leather upholstery O
Leather steering wheel S
Power driver seat S
Front bucket seats S
Leatherette door panel trim S
Max. seating capacity of 5 S
Driver fore/aft adjustment S
Height adjustable passenger seat S
Number of passenger seat adjustments 8
Power passenger seat O
Leather shift knob S
Heated front seats O
Carpet on lower door panel S
Full carpet floor covering S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
AM/FM radio S
Premium audio system O
Radio S
Speakers 8
Multi-disc CD changer O
8 speakers S
Seek-scan S
8 premium speakers O
Cassette S
Audio theft deterrent S
6-disc CD changer O
Power antenna S
Premium speakers O
CD player O
Headlight wiper and washer O
Low washer fluid warning S
Delay-off headlights S
Battery warning S
Engine temperature S
Low fuel warning S
Lights on warning S
Systems monitor S
Brake fluid warning S
Center high mounted stop light S
Front reading lights S
Low oil level warning S
Water temp gauge S
Front fog lights S
Key warning S
Outside temperature display S
Lighting malfunction warning S
Low coolant warning S
Tinted windows S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Trip odometer S
Aero-composite headlamps S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Light tinted windows S
Heated front windshield wiper jets S
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Basic warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Major components warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) unlimited/100,000

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