what is propper RPM for 70mph


Asked by Nov 21, 2007 at 01:34 PM about the 1999 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 Supercharged Sedan

Question type: General

Mine is 3200rpm and it seems hi to me.No lights are on.

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That doesn't sound totally out of range. 2500-3000 is typical but 3200 doesn't seem too far off the norm.

are you running in overdrive,


Yep.. 3200 sounds right. The 4 cylinder cars tend to turn more RPM than the 6 cylinder cars. Its all gearing.


that does seem a bit high to me. I have a 2002 C230k 2 dr and mine is at 3200rpm at 80mph. How many gears does yours have? and do you know the ratio? mine's 5 speed automatic

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