Mercedes C-Class Kenya: Reviews, Price, Specifications, Import

The Mercedes Benz C-Class is a 5-seater executive car that has been in production for four generations since 1993. It’s offered in three body styles; saloon, station wagon and coupe. The first generation known as the W202 was in production from 1993 to 2000. The second generation known as W203 was in production from 2000 to 2007. The third generation known as the W204 was in production from 2012 to 2014. The fourth generation known as the W205 has been in production from 2014 to present.

Mercedes C200 Kenya

Mercedes Benz-Class

Mercedes C-Class Engine and Transmission Options

The 2013 C-Class comes with a choice of five engines, both petrol and diesel. These are;

  1. The Turbocharged 1.6 Litre 154PS petrol engine – Available in the C180 BlueEFFICIENCY
  2. The Turbocharged 1.8 Litre 204PS petrol engine – Available in the C200 BlueEFFICIENCY
  3. The 6.2 Litre 457PS Petrol engine- Available in the C63 AMG
  4. The Turbocharged 2.1 Litre diesel engine – available in the C200 CDI(136PS), the C220 CDI(170PS ) and the C250 CDI(204PS )

These engines are linked to either a 6-speed manual transmission or 7-speed 7G-Tronic Plus automatic transmission.

Mercedes C-Class Interior 

The C-Class is a fairly spacious car with an executive cabin that is well laid out and comfortable to sit in. The Artico leather though not genuine is convincing enough so much so that only a few people can tell it’s not( Artico stands for artificial leather). At the first row, both seats have excellent legroom and can comfortably accommodate tall people. At the second row, the legroom is similarly good and tall people will find it comfortable.

Mercedes C-Class Dashboard. C200. C180, C220, C230, C250. C300

C-Class Legroom

C-Class Legroom

Mercedes C-Class Exterior

The C-Class has a conservative and stylish exterior that resonates well with a sophisticated and upscale clientele. All grades come with alloy rims, fog lights, daylight running lights and chrome trim.

C-Class Rear

Mercedes C-Class

Mercedes C-Class Maintenance Costs in Kenya

The Mercedes C-Class is an affordable car to maintain in Kenya. Service parts are fairly priced and available in major towns in Kenya. Body parts are expensive and mostly available in Nairobi. You can get listings for Mercedes Benz spare part dealers in this link

Mercedes C-Class Reliability

When it comes to Mercedes Benz, proper maintenance is critical to its long term reliability and longevity. If well maintained, the C-Class w204 can run for years without problems but if you skimp on maintenance, things can get nasty. The w204 is an advanced car with lots of electronics and sensors that control pretty much everything from simple tasks such as turning on wipers to complex tasks such as monitoring lane activity and blind spots. If something goes wrong with these sensors and this usually happens if the car is poorly maintained, the consequences can be serious and costly.

Mercedes C-Class Alternatives you can buy in Kenya: Audi A4BMW 3 Series, Toyota Lexus lS, VW Passat, Subaru Legacy and Toyota Mark X.

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