The C-class of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz is an astonishing luxurious car. The 2010 model was redesigned four years ago and this redesign has caused it to get its glory as a very unique car which any company can rest assured to secure insurance. Although, its features come with an incredible price. The C-class is an entry-level sedan that is luxurious and worth more than just the name. An interesting thing about the latest C-class models is that it has different features that cater to the needs of its buyers.

The C300 Luxury is designed for a buyer who is more interested in having a luxurious ride, with its coddling interior and classic styling. The C300 and C350 Sport models are equipped with a more sport stylish luxury, a sport suspension and a classic German interior with brash styling. One thing you can bank on is the flavour and style the 2010 Mercedes C-Class delivers to its buyers.  The C-class will never disappoint.

2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Features

The Mercedes-Benz 2010 C300 models come in two types which are the C300 luxury and the C300 sport. The standard features for both the C300 luxury and the C300 sport include;

  • 17-inch wheels, which comes with different designs.
  • MB-Tex premium vinyl upholstery.
  • Tilt and telescoping steering wheel.
  • Cruise control.
  • A sunroof.
  • Tire pressuring monitoring system.
  • Automatic headlights.
  • Eight-ray power front seats.
  • Auxiliary audio jack
  • A pop-up 5-inch display screen.
  • Higher quality leather wrapped steel.
  • Double zone automatic climate control.
  • Bluetooth which includes an eight speaker stereo with a CD player.
  • Aerodynamic mirrors.
  • Remote window operation.
  • Power Mirrors.
  • Heated Mirrors.

The Premium I package adds other features which include;

  • Power adjustable steering wheel.
  • Heated front seats.
  • Satellite radio.
  • Driver memory functions.
  • Automatic wipers
  • Auto-dimming mirrors.

The dynamic handling package on the C300 sport model adds other features which include;

  • A quicker steering ratio and steering wheel shift paddles.
  • 18-inch AMG wheels.
  • A driver adjustable suspension.

2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Engine

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 is equipped with an engine power of 3.0-liter V6 that produces a horsepower of 228 and 221 pound-feet torque. The C300 Luxury is equipped with a standard seven-speed automatic transmission while it is optional on the C300 Sport which is equipped with a six-speed manual. The rear-wheel-drive is standard for both and the all-wheel-drive (called 4Matic) is optional.

During its performance testing, the C300 Sport with the automatic went from 0 mph to 60 mph in just 7.3 seconds. The estimated fuel economy is an 18 mpg city run and 26 mpg highway run with a combined 21 mpg for rear-wheel drive. The 4Matic drops the EPA estimates to 18/25/20.

2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Safety Features

The 2010 Mercedes-Benz C-class has standard features which include;

  • Front seat mounted pelvic airbags.
  • Stability control.
  • Front side airbags.
  • Traction control.
  • Adaptive antilock brakes with brake assist, pre-pressure and hill-start assist and brake drying.
  • Side curtain airbags.
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system.
  • 4-wheel ABS.
  • Turn signal mirrors.
  • Engine Immobilizer.
  • Dusk sensing headlamps.
  • 2 front headrests and 3 rear headrests.
  • Front fog and driving lights.
  • Front and rear seatbelt pretensioners.
  • Electronic brake force distribution.
  • Rear center 3-point belt.

2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Interior

2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Interior
2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Interior

These C-class models are bigger than the previous years. The car is not really a family-friendly car because it would be difficult installing a child seat since the seat was not built for such. The trunk is relatively small with a size of 12.4-cubic-foot, which indicates that it is not a cargo car either.

Despite all these shortcomings, the interior of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz C-class models is beautifully crafted. The interior has an angular design and the ambience is austere. The controls are quite simple to use. There is also a new iPod interface that is user-friendly.

The interior colours are Almond/Mocha w/MB-Tex Upholstery (Beige), Almond/Mocha w/Leather Upholstery (Beige), Black w/Leather Upholstery (Black), Black w/MB-Tex Upholstery (Black), Gray/Black w/Leather Upholstery (Gray) and Gray/Black w/MB-Tex Upholstery (Gray).

2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Exterior

2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Exterior
2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Exterior

The C300 models are not big cars which may make it uncomfortable for tall drivers to transport themselves or other tall passengers. The car has four door sedans.  The length in inches is 182.3, the width in inches is 69.7, the height in inches is 56.3 and the wheelbase in inches is 108.7.

Few exterior options available include;

  • Roof spoiler.
  • Chrome door handle inserts.
  • Keyless go.
  • Metallic paint.
  • Panorama sunroof.

The exterior colour options include Arctic white (white), Capri blue metallic (blue), Mars red (red), Steel gray metallic (gray), Pewter metallic (silver), Black (Black), Barolo red metallic (red), Iridium silver metallic (silver), Obsidian black metallic (black), Pearl beige metallic (beige), Palladium silver metallic (silver) and Quartz blue (blue).

2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Prices

Mercedes Benz C300 LUXURY 4MATIC 4DRN2.5 Million Naira
Mercedes Benz C300 SPORT 4MATIC 4DRN3.2 Million Naira
Mercedes Benz C300 SPORT 4DR AWDN5 Million Naira
Mercedes Benz C300 LUXURY 4DRN4.7 Million Naira

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