Mercedes-Benz C-Class gets new direct-injection engines, becomes most fuel-efficient C-Class

Mercedes-Benz unveiled three new engines with direct-injection technology that will make the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class the most fuel-efficient C-Class ever.

First up in the lineup is the new C 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY which is powered by a 170-hp engine with a peak torque of 295 lb-ft. That will accelerate the C 220 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY from 0 to 62 mph in 8.4 seconds while averaging a fuel-economy of 4.8L of diesel per 100 km (49 mpg in U.S. terms).

Second in line is the C250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY that makes 204-hp with a maximum torque of 369 lb-ft. 0 to 62 mph comes in 7 seconds and fuel-economy is estimated at 46 mpg.

Finally, Mercedes-Benz is offering a C 250 CGI BlueEFFICIENCY model that produces 204-hp and a peak torque of 228 lb-ft. 0 to 62 comes in 7.4 seconds with a fuel-economy of 33 mpg.

Not to break your hearts or anything but everything you just read applies only to the European markets.

– By: Kap Shah