2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Expert Reviews

Our view: 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

By Mike Hanley on July 19, 2007

Our view: 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

By Mike Hanley on July 19, 2007

If someone asked you to name a sport sedan, your first thought probably wouldn't be a Mercedes-Benz. With the new 2008 C-Class, Mercedes gets a little closer to that ideal in some categories w... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on July 1, 2007

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on July 1, 2007

The concept of "entry-level luxury" was born in 1975 with the introduction of the Cadillac Seville compact car. It was an unwelcome child of convenience. General Motors, Cadillac's parent, nee... Read full review

Mother Proof's view

By Emily Hansen on June 19, 2007

Mother Proof's view

By Emily Hansen on June 19, 2007

When I was a little girl, I rode in the backseat of my parents' car and looked out the window, often commenting, "That car is just like Daddy's car, but it's blue." As I got older, I... Read full review


Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on July 22, 2007

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on July 22, 2007

The baby Benz is becoming more grown-up. On Aug. 7, the newest generation of the entry-level Mercedes C-class sedans go on sale as 2008 models, slightly larger than their predecessors, and with mor... Read full review

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on October 13, 2007

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on October 13, 2007

There was nothing at all wrong with the last-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class, but Mercedes fixed it anyway. It remains the entry-level Benz, but the improvements are such that, for the first time,... Read full review

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on October 24, 2007

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on October 24, 2007

On average, the angriest e-mails I get are from former Mercedes-Benz owners on the occasion of my saying something nice about the company's products. I imagine an irate reader pounding away at... Read full review

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on January 27, 2008

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on January 27, 2008

One thing before reading on: Please put down the voodoo dolls and stickpins.The vehicle tested this week gets less than 30 m.p.g. highway, has no batteries hidden under the rear seat and will cost ... Read full review

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on April 2, 2008

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on April 2, 2008

Mercedes-Benz operates from the top down, with its large premium cars getting the new stuff that then filters down to the midsize and compact models over a few years.So it goes with the "Baby Benz,... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on May 11, 2008

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on May 11, 2008

The instrument cluster defines the car. There is the tubular framing of fuel, speedometer and tachometer gauges -- traditional for Mercedes-Benz performance models. There are the letters, "AMG," sh... Read full review