Merc adds new estate to C-Class

Mercedes-Benz has extended its C-Class model offering with the arrival here of the new C-Class Estate.

Said to be technically similar to the saloon version, with the same level of specifications and options, the new C-Class Estate is larger with an 80mm longer wheelbase (2840mm) within a body 96mm longer (4702mm) and 40mm wider (1810mm) than previously.

The range comprises five diesel and four petrol versions. Diesel models (all with BlueTEC) begin with a C180 driven by a 1598cc, 116bhp engine with Band A4 road tax of €200pa and a price tag of €39,860 (ex works).

Petrol versions begin with a 1595cc, 156bhp C180 with B1 road tax of €270 and a price of €39,450. Included in the rage is a C300 Hybrid diesel with Band A2 road tax of 180pa and a price of €51,120. Coming in March 2015 is a C63 AMG diesel version launching at €98,225.


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