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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$43,400
Invoice
$40,579
Average Price Paid
$39,773
3,016 listings nationwide

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280CE Coupe
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C 300 4MATIC AWD
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280CE Coupe
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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC AWD
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The compact-sedan end of the luxury-badged market has historically been filled with cars that, while premium, were decidedly short of luxurious. The introduction of the entry-level CLA...

1981 Mercedes-Benz 280
280CE Coupe
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Specs

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC AWD
1981 Mercedes-Benz 280
280CE Coupe
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
22 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 17.4 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
255 hp @ 5,800 RPM
140 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
145 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
8:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.7 in --
Back Legroom 35.2 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.6 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 184.5 in 190 in
Width 79.5 in 70 in
Height 56.8 in 56 in
Wheelbase 111.8 in 110 in

Available Options

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
C 300 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Burmester Premium Sound System
  • Keyless Go
  • 12.3" Digital Instrument Cluster
  • AMG Line
  • Blind Spot Assist
  • DESIGNO Platinum White Pearl/Black Nappa Leather
  • DESIGNO Saddle Brown/Black Nappa Leather
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Exterior Lighting Package
  • Head-Up Display
  • Leather Seating Package
  • MB Entry Navigation
  • Multimedia Package
  • Parking Assistance Package
  • Premium Package
  • Adaptive Highbeam Assist
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Seats
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Panorama Sunroof
  • Wheels: 18" MULTISPOKE W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 18" Twin 5-Spoke
  • Wheels: 19" AMG MULTISPOKE
  • Wheels: 19" AMG MULTISPOKE W/Black Accents
  • Wheels: 19" AMG Twin 5-Spoke W/Black Accents
1981 Mercedes-Benz 280
280CE Coupe

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