2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate Reviews
With the new Estate version Mercedes Benz will enlarge the C Class family beginning in September 2014. The Estate polishes with an obvious and at once mental- variability, advanced technology, sporty design and a freight volume enlarged beyond that of the predecessor version. Its high class, innovative inside makes high-end palpable that is modern with layout highlights. With these qualities its standing is reinforced by the Estate as a multifaceted lifestyle vehicle with excellent properties for day-to-day use. With its many new support systems, moreover it not only offers the highest standards of security, but thanks to special aerodynamics, intelligent lightweight construction and new economic engines it also establishes new efficiency benchmarks in its section.
The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate joins a hitting, dynamic layout and high class appointments with variability that is exceptional and a higher level of utility. With its versatility it also adapts to a broad variety of conditions. As a fashionable, space vehicle that is sporty it works for families in every regard, and follows active, modern individuals on shopping sprees, on holiday or when playing sports. Thus, it continues the tradition of the C Class Estates, which all in their own time united requirements on practicality, sportiness and lifestyle within an estate car, in the fourth generation on a fresh degree.
With its state of the art technical characteristics it also strikes out in new directions in its segment regarding efficacy, security and relaxation. And both men and women motorists love clearly more driving enjoyment".
Varying and practical
The measurements of new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate have grown significantly. With an 80-millimetre increase in the wheelbase (2840 millimetres) compared with the preceding version, the vehicle is 96 millimetres more (4702 millimetres) and 40 millimetres broader (1810 millimetres). The ensuing increase in space mostly helps the back-seat passengers who appreciate legroom. There's also elbow room, more shoulder room and headroom than in the preceding version.
The load compartment is additionally involved by the average increase spurt. It so surpasses its predecessor. The load compartment volume behind the back seats rose to 490 litres by five litres.
Therefore and variability functionality additionally rose substantially. This opens up a broad variety of chances to use the inside as five-seater, four-seater, three-seater or two seater.
Practical details ensure the load compartment is simpler and more versatile to use, and consequently it can be conveniently tailored to the individual transportation undertakings. The back-seat backrests can be unlocked and folded at the push of a button to create an amount load compartment that is enlarged.
The load convenience that was special can be further improved with the SIMPLE PACK power liftgate and the similarly elective HANDS-FREE ACCESS system. It enables opening and closing the liftgate. All it takes is a movement of the foot in the place of the back fender.
Dynamic and of worth that is high
The new C Class sets highlights that are visual with a modern, dynamic layout that at once exudes sensuous clarity, arouses emotions and, to top it all away, periods hightech in style that is perfect. Customers can select - with the sports grille or - earmarked exclusively for the EXCLUSIVE Line - the high-end grille.
Uncommon for a vehicle with a focus on a higher level of functionality and utility is the high-worth inside of the Estate, that has been embraced in the Saloon. With clear-cut sportiness, thrilling fluid lines and high grade stuff on the amount of a luxury vehicle, a modern, lavish and at once sporty ambience is realised by it. Along with the base version, there are also three distinctive layout and equipment lines each for inside and the outside.
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As on a smartphone, all the head unit functions can be controlled using finger gestures. The 65 x 45 millimetre control surface of the touchpad is assembled into the handrest on the control panel that is central and bordered by a high quality alloy support - a design attribute with a high tech feel which exudes luxury at once.
A head-up display can also be new attribute in the C-Class Estate. As in a jet fighter, significant advice projects right ensuring that there's less distraction in the road ahead. Vehicle rate is informed about by the system, posted speed limits, DISTRONIC messages and navigation directions.
More relaxation, less weight
As a result of alternatives that are revolutionary, the body casing of the new C-Class Estate weighs less, provides the foundation for excellent vehicle handling and best vibration and sound relaxation with exceptional rigidity, while offering a higher level of crash safety. With up to 65 kilograms less gross vehicle weight and an aluminium content of 49 the Estate is the lightweight-structure leader in its section.
Efficient and engines that are dynamic
The efficient and strong petrol and diesel engines with ECO start/stop function ensure sporty functionality and driving enjoyment and comply with Euro VI emissions standards.
The diesel versions of the new C Class are powered by the farther sophisticated four-cylinder or the new little four-cylinder engine, which as BlueTEC versions are wholly equipped with SCR technology (selective catalytic reduction).
Furthermore, Mercedes Benz offers a diesel engine combined with a hybrid module. The C 300 BlueTEC HYBRID VEHICLE with four- cylinder diesel engine and electric motor that is compact creates a power output of 150
As a result of a fresh four-link front axle it offers driving enjoyment and ride comfort at once.
C-Class Estate customers are going to have choice of two variants of the standard-specification steel suspension, which likewise contains a sporty setup. Instead, Mercedes Benz for the very first time offers an air suspension in this section. The AIRMATIC air suspension manages to bridge the difference between a higher level of dynamic and ride comfort -agile management. AIRMATIC additionally features all round self-levelling with the vehicle even for optimum ride comfort.
Pick your own experience that is driving
In the new C Class Estate the desirable driving programme can be determined by the driver . According to the gear level, the motorist can select from one the driver can design to some substantial extent and various preconfigured drive programmes. These features are accessible: "Relaxation", "ECO", "Sport" and "Sport ". The added "Individual" choice enables drivers to configure their vehicle to suit their own tastes.
Like the Saloon, the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate has an electrical parking brake. This brake is released automatically when parking manner is ended by the motorist with the intention of going away.
As is usual, the new C Class can also be available with 4MATIC all-wheel drive.
Steering System with a character that is sporty
All versions of the C Class family will in future feature the electromechanical Direct-Lead system as normal. It joins road-speed dependent power assistance in the speed-sensitive power steering system, with a steering ratio that changes in accordance with the steering angle that is specified. The power steering assistance supplied by the rack and pinion steering gear is controlled thus contributing towards efficiency.
Mercedes-Benz Intelligent Drive: the auto that is intelligent
It's the stated intention of Mercedes Benz to make the greatest standard of security accessible to everyone. That is why nearly all new support systems are adopted by the Estate in the S- and E Class, which were improved with essential functions. Both security and comfort increases. Mercedes Benz calls this Intelligent Drive.
The C-Class Estate is fitted as standard with CONSIDERATION SUPPORT, which may warn the motorist of drowsiness and inattentiveness. It offers an adjustable sensitivity level and can supply information to motorists on their degree of exhaustion and the quantity of driving time that's elapsed since the last rest.
Additionally part of the gear that is normal is CRASH PREVENTION ASSISTANCE PLUS. The system additionally brakes in response to standing vehicles at a rate of up to 50 km/h, and is not unable to prevent rear-end collisions at up to 40 km/h.
New support systems with increased functions are available, joining information from various detector technologies within the Intelligent Drive theory to improve security and relaxation:
DISTRONIC PLUS - alleviates the weight on the motorist in keeping a safe following distance
DISTRONIC PLUS with Stop&Go Aviator and Directing Aid alleviates the weight on the motorist in keeping a safe following distance in stop & go traffic. Directing Assistance helps the motorist with lateral control of the vehicle in light bends and is new, while offering a tailback vehicle following function.
BAS PLUS with Cross- Traffic Support fosters motorist braking according to the scenario, if needed up to total brake use and, for the very first time, also can respond to crossing pedestrians and traffic.
Active Lane Keeping Aid warns of unintentional lane departures through pulsed shakings of the steering wheel and in the existence of solid lane markings corrects the vehicle's path with one sided brake application. It also intercedes with one sided brake applications in the existence of lane mark that are broken if the next lane is inhabited by, for instance, oncoming traffic, overtaking that is rapid or vehicles that are overtaken.
The battalion of support systems that are optionally accessible additionally contain, among others
Active Parking Assist, which enables automated parking with brake intervention and active steering in parallel and end on parking spaces
Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus, allowing the high beam headlamps to be kept on forever by masking other vehicles out in the light cone of the high beam headlamps
Airbags for security
Included in these are:
a kneebag for the motorist
The front-passenger's seat can also be equipped with the automatic child seat recognition system. Contrary to other systems that need the airbag to be deactivated with a vital, this system prevents functioning that is wrong. As no specific transponder is needed, the system operates with all back-facing child restraint systems.
Climate control: signs from space
The sophisticated climate control system that is farther provides improved management functionality, quality, efficacy and air quality. It uses the map data from the GPS location data and the navigation system to shut the air recirculation flap automatically when the vehicle enters a tunnel, later reopening it when the vehicle appears in the tunnel.
Another highlight leading to some feel good feeling is the AIR BALANCE bundle with air ionisation, active fragrancing and better filtration than is on the regular version.
Lively infotainment encounter
With instinctive operation, the new Estate offers an entirely new multimedia generation like the Saloon, featuring complex animations and visual effects which present all the functions in a way that is clear and exceptionally appealing. The Estate is moreover additionally equipped with the Frontbass system. The result is a listening experience nearly on a level with that experienced in a concert hall.
Its contents are presented by the navigation system in interactive way. Its features include an animated compass, a "Drive Show" with tips for passengers much like the onscreen demonstrations on board airliners and Google Maps shown on the head unit. COMAND Online is now also capable to supply more precise real time information regarding the scenario on the roads when it receives its traffic information via the web through the "Live Traffic Info" service.
Internet and data sources that are varied
A Bluetooth-compatible mobile phone with information choice is all it takes to make the Audio 20 system web-able. This empowers the web to be browsed without limitations when the vehicle is standing.
In conjunction with COMAND Online, Mercedes Benz Programs such as Weather, GoogleTM Local Search with StreetView destination, and Panoramio /path Facebook and download can be utilized while. Video playback and sound is possible from various sources.
In addition, it empowers digital TV/radio reception, by way of example, while offering quickly hard disc navigation, automatic tailback avoidance via up to date and precise "Live Traffic Tips", an incorporated WLAN hotspot functionality and the LINGUATRONIC voice-operated control system.
I am connected by vehicle online with Mercedes
The "Mercedes connect me" services can be utilized via a KOM module with its SIM card incorporated into the vehicle. The services that are available include failure, care and injury direction, as an example.View PhotosView Videos
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