What Is the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class?
The Mercedes-Benz C-Class compact luxury car is available as a sedan, coupe or convertible. The C300 is powered by a 255-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, while the AMG C 43 gets a 385-hp, twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6. The high-performance AMG C 63 is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 that makes 469 or 503 hp. All engines work with a nine-speed automatic transmission. Competitors include the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4 and Lexus IS.
What’s New on the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class?
Blind spot warning, keyless access and a hands-free trunk lid are standard. The coupe and convertible also gain a Burmester premium stereo.
What Features in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Are Most Important?
Standard features include dual-zone automatic air conditioning, a 10.25-inch multimedia screen, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity. Available features include a digital instrument panel, navigation, a head-up display, wireless charging, three-zone automatic air conditioning, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats and a heated steering wheel.
Standard active safety features include forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking and a driver-drowsiness monitor. Available features include adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go capability, automatic high-beam headlights, lane-keeping assist and rear cross-traffic alert.
Should I Buy the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class?
While the C-Class favors comfort over driving performance, it’s still a poised and powerful compact luxury car. Interior luxury is a highlight, as is the car’s multimedia system. We also like the range of available body styles and engines. We did notice, however, that the car’s backseat cushion is close to the floor, which may be uncomfortable for some passengers.