New Mercedes C-Class review: The classiest saloon car?

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Published on 30 Aug 2022, 15:00
2022 Mercedes C-Class saloon review:
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The Mercedes C-Class is one of the world’s most historied models, having been locked in a battle with the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series for decades. It’s fighting to be declared the ultimate executive saloon for company-car drivers who need to cover lots of miles affordably, and look sharp meeting clients. Petrol and diesel engines still make up the bulk of the lineup, but now plug-in hybrid technology has come to the fore. And with a much larger 25.4kWh battery, the latest C 300 e can drive for 68 miles in EV mode. Does that give the C-Class the edge? Rich finds out.

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00:00 - Introduction
01:28 - Interior
02:55 - Trim levels & specification
03:40 - Driving experience & powertrains
06:18 - Practicality & boot space
07:46 - Dealmakers & Dealbreakers
08:20 - Verdict