2020 Mercedes-Benz C-class gets new 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine

    C200 petrol now available with more powerful 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine; available in two trim levels.

    Published On Apr 21, 2020 01:20:00 PM


    2020 Mercedes-Benz C-class gets new 2.0-litre turbo-petrol engine

    Aside from revised styling, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class update also brought in a new powertrain for the C200, a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine paired with a 48V mild-hybrid system. The said mild-hybrid powertrain has been dropped for the 2020 C200 and has been replaced a more powerful 2.0-litre turbocharged unit. Prices for the new C200 petrol now start at Rs 40.90 lakh and range up to Rs 46.54 lakh (ex-showroom).

    While the outgoing C200's 1.5 engine made 184hp (the electric system providing an additional 14hp/160Nm boost) the new 2.0-litre mill makes a higher 204hp. A 9-speed automatic gearbox continues to be offered as standard. Mercedes claims an identical 7.7sec 0-100kph time for the updated C-class.

    As before, the C200 petrol is available in a choice of two trim levels – the entry-level Prime and the mid-spec Progressive. Standard equipment includes 64-colour ambient lighting, the COMAND infotainment system with a 10.25-inch display, satellite navigation, LED headlamps, a powered rear sunblind and powered front seats. The Progressive adds in tech such as a wireless phone charger, a digital instrument cluster, active parking assist, driver-seat memory and a Midline sound system.

    The company’s embedded-SIM based Mercedes Me connected car technology is available as standard across the C-class range. The system offers a variety of location-based and remote vehicle monitoring functions.

    The C-class currently only rivals the BMW 3 Series in the Indian market. Audi and Volvo are set to re-enter the segment with the launch the updated A4 and new S60 later in the year.

    Also read:

    Mercedes-Benz A-class sedan to be available in three variants

    Mercedes-Benz India sells 2,386 units in Q1 2020

    Mercedes-Benz India to create temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients

    Copyright (c) Autocar India. All rights reserved.



    No comments yet. Be the first to comment.

    Ask Autocar Anything about Car and Bike Buying and Maintenance Advices
    Need an expert opinion on your car and bike related queries?
    Ask Now

    Search By Car Price

    Poll of the month

    The Mahindra XUV 300 facelift will be called the XUV 3XO. Should more brands rename models for facelifts?

    Yes, it could give new life to a slow-selling car



    Yes, but only if there are significant changes



    No, it's confusing and dilutes the brand name



    No difference, the product speaks for itself



    Total Votes : 1152
    Sign up for our newsletter

    Get all the latest updates from the automobile universe