Mercedes C 220 CDI

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Mercedes C 220 CDI

Mercedes present the Benz C-Class 220 CDI Sport Edition Saloon with 6 Speed - (Man) / 5 Speed - (Auto), Rear (RWD) running on Diesel

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Review of "Mercedes C 220 CDI"

published 21/02/2010 | IanLM
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Pro Excellent drive train, comfortable, economical, spacious with good lock.
Cons Front suspension and rust on older models.
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I bought my first Mercedes in 1963 from the agents in Dortmund and have used various models since then. The current car is a 2001 E220 CDi Avantgarde which had only gone 4200 miles when I got it three years later, since when another 183000 miles has been added. As a comfortable, spacious and economical saloon it is hard to beat but beware of certain problems, which may have been sorted out on later models. The first is rust as I have had both front wings and the bonnet replaced at no cost under warranty. More seriously the front suspension collapsed due to a design fault with the lower coil spring housing. Fortunately I was stopping for a red light at the time otherwise the result could have been fatal. Roadholding is also not brilliant as it is easy to lose the rear end, but driven sensibly I can average up to 55mpg, and that is with a five speed auto. Last week I managed exactly 60mpg on a trip from Milton Keynes to Penrith. Do not buy a manual because of the foot operated parking brake.

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Product Information : Mercedes C 220 CDI

Manufacturer's product description

Mercedes present the Benz C-Class 220 CDI Sport Edition Saloon with 6 Speed - (Man) / 5 Speed - (Auto), Rear (RWD) running on Diesel

Product Details

Body Type: Saloon

Fuel Type: Diesel

Available Trims: Elegance; Avantgarde SE; SE; Sport; Classic; Classic SE

Range: Mercedes C-Class

Manufacturer: Mercedes, Fantec

Hard Drive / Interface Type: USB 2.0

Hard Drive / Capacity: 1536

Hard Drive / Hard Drive Type: External hard drive

Long Name: AluPlay HD Media Player 1.5TB

Height: 1426

Width: 1728

Length: 4526

Weight: 1540

Insurance Group: 13

Engine Size (cc): 2148

Towing Limit (kg): 1500

Boot Capacity (litres): 455

Power: 150

Transmission type: 6 Speed - (Man) / 5 Speed - (Auto)

Classification: Standard Car

Range + Engine Type: C-Class 2.1

Country of Origin: Germany

CO2 Emissions: 169 g/km - (Man) / 178 g/km - (Auto)

Emissions Class: EU4

Type: Car

NCAP Rating: NCAP 5 Star Rating

Acceleration (0 - 62 mph): 10.1 seconds - (Man)

Maximum Speed (mph): 139

Warranty: 3 years / Unlimited miles

Cylinders: 4

Fuel Capacity (litres): 62

Release Date: 01.01.2005

Torque: 250@2000 lb/ft

Driven Wheels: Rear (RWD)


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