(4.1) 28 reviews
MSRP: $2,152$9,328
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 18-26
Engine: 168-hp, 2.6-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Our Take on the 2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Our Take

Mercedes-Benz’s smallest, lowest-priced sedan earned some enhancements for 2003, including newly available 4Matic four-wheel drive that is an alternative to standard rear-wheel drive. A C320 sport wagon joined the C-Class lineup for the 2002 model year, and a C240 wagon followed later. A C3... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Control layout and usage
  • Price of the C320 and C32 AMG
  • Fuel economy of the C32 AMG

Notable Features

  • Four engine choices
  • RWD
  • Manual or automatic
  • Side-curtain airbags
  • Available C32 AMG


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 28 reviews

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My mommy car

by bree from Biloxi MS on May 12, 2011

I didn't want a mini van- so this worked for me. I love the way it looked and the drive is very smooth. I even started a trend at the private school my children attend! lol. So here is the bad about t... Read Full Review

13 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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