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Mercedes Benz C Class for sale

Are you looking for a C Class for sale?

Contact your nearest Group 1 dealer if you are looking for a Mercedes C Class for sale. Whether you are looking for a clean Mercedes Benz C200 or C180, or the delectable C Class Coupé, for sale, we are there for you.

At Group 1 we offer only the newer models of the last two generations of used Mercedes Benz C Class for sale. If you come across a Mercedes Benz C Class 2010 for sale with us, it will be in pristine condition.

The Mercedes Benz C Class was introduced in 1993 as a compact executive car (W202). It was replaced by the second generation (W203) in 2000. The third generation (W204) was built between 2007 and 2014, with the corresponding Coupé built from 2012 to 2015.

The current fourth-generation (W205) was launched in 2014. Group 1 generally offers the current generation Merc C class for sale, as well as later models of the third generation Benz C Class for sale.

4th Generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W205)
2014 – present

The current fourth-generation Mercedes Benz C Class for sale in South Africa was launched at the North American International Auto Show in 2014.

It is the first Merc to use the Modular Rear Architecture platform, using aluminium and high-strength steel throughout the body to save 100kg in weight. The 2015 Mercedes Benz C Class was the first model year of this generation.

In addition to the sedan, wagon and cabriolet, there is also the ever-popular Mercedes Benz C Class Coupé for sale.

The current generation pre-owned Mercedes Benz C Class was launched in 2014 as the 2015 Model.

Here is an overview of this generation.

4th Generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • 1.6L Turbo
  • 1.5L Turbo EQ Boost
  • 2.0L Turbo
  • 2.0 L I4 Hybrid Turbocharged
  • 3.0 L DELA 30 Biturbo V6
  • 4.0 L (Mercedes-AMG) V8 Bi-Turbo
  • 2.2L Turbo Diesel & Bluetec Hybrid
  • 1.6L Turbo Diesel & Bluetec
  • 2.0L Turbo Diesel

Transmission

  • 6-speed manual
  • 7-speed 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic (-2018)
  • 9-speed 9G-TRONIC PLUS automatic
  • Please note that all engine and transmission types may not be available in South Africa

Production

  • 2014 – present

Vehicle Class

  • Compact Executive car (D) Body style

Body Style

  • 4-door sedan
  • 5-door station wagon
  • 2-door convertible
  • 2-door coupé

Dimensions

  • Wheelbase: 2,840 mm
  • Length: 4,686 mm
  • Width: 1,810 mm
  • Height: 1,442 mm

3rd Generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W204)
2007 – 2014

The third generation C-Class Merc was introduced at the Geneva Auto Show in 2007.

This was the first car in the world to be developed and even crash-tested as a digital prototype.

When launched in 2007, it featured a longer wheelbase and track and stiffer body/shell than its predecessor.

The third-generation C-Class was available as a sedan, wagon and coupé. Very popular models are the Mercedes Benz C200 and C180 for sale. As the final model year, the 2014 Mercedes Benz C Class is much sought after. When available, the C200 Coupé and C350 for sale also attract attention.

Here is an overview of this generation.

3rd Generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • Petrol:
  • 1.6–1.8 L Supercharged Kompressor I4
  • 1.6–1.8 L M271 Turbocharged CGI I4
  • 2.5–3.5 L V6
  • 6.2 L AMG V8(C 63 AMG)
  • Diesel:
  • 2.1 L OM646 I4
  • 2.1 L OM651 I4
  • 3.0 L OM642 V6
  • Please note that all engine types may not be available in South Africa

Transmission

  • 6-speed manual
  • 5-speed automatic
  • 7-speed automatic

Production

  • 2007–2013 (saloon and estate)
  • 2011–2016 (coupé)

Vehicle Class

  • Compact Executive car (D) Body style

Body Style

  • 4-door sedan
  • 5-door station wagon
  • 2-door coupé

Dimensions

  • Wheelbase: 2,760 mm
  • Length: 4,582 mm (saloon)
  • Length: 4,596 mm (wagon)
  • Length: 4,726 mm (C63 AMG saloon)
  • Width: 1,770 mm
  • Width: 1,795 mm (C63 AMG)
  • Height: 1,447 mm

2nd Generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W203)
2000 – 2007

The second generation C-Class Merc (W203) was launched in 2000. It featured the double overlapping round headlights.

Most of this generation engines evolved from the W202, but the C 320 was new, offering 160 kW. The diesels now featured common rail direct fuel injection and variable geometry turbochargers. Six-speed manual gearboxes were now standard, except the C 320.

This generation enjoyed an extensive facelift and technical boost in 2004.

Here is an overview of this generation.

2nd Generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • Petrol:
  • 1.8–2.3 L I4
  • 1.8 L I4 Kompressor
  • 2.0–2.3 L I4 Kompressor
  • 2.6 L–3.2 L V6
  • 2.5 L–3.5 L V6
  • 3.2 L Supercharged V6 AMG
  • 5.4 L V8 AMG
  • Diesel:
  • 2.1 L I4
  • 2.1 L I4
  • 2.7 L I5
  • 3.0 L V6
  • 3.0 L I5 AMG

Transmission

  • 6-speed manual
  • 5-speed automatic
  • 7-speed automatic
  • Please note that all engine/transmission types may not be available in South Africa

Production

  • 2000–2007

Vehicle Class

  • Compact Executive car

Body Style

  • 4-door sedan
  • 5-door station wagon
  • 2-door coupé

Dimensions

  • Wheelbase: 2,715 mm
  • Length: 4,526 mm (saloon)

    Length: 4,541 mm (wagon)

    Length: 4,343 mm (sports saloon)

    Width: 1,728 mm

    Width: 1,795 mm (C63 AMG)

    Height: 1,426 mm (saloon)

    Height: 1,465 mm (wagon)

    Height: 1,406 mm (coupe)

1st Generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W202)
1993 – 2000

The first generation C-Class Merc (W202) was built from 1993 to 2000. It was the replacement for Mercedes Benz 190. It was the smallest Merc until the launch of the A-Class in 1997.

The C-Class Merc was launched as a sedan and a station wagon.

This Merc has a smoother and rounder body design than its predecessor.

In 1995 the C-Class received its first performance model, the C36 AMG. This was a successful move to counter the new BMW M3. The AMG tuning house became a subsidiary of Merc.

During the 1996/7 Formula 1 season, the C36 AMG served as the sport’s safety car.

1st Generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class at a Glance

Power Train

Engine

  • Petrol:
  • 1.8 16V I4
  • 2.0 16V I4
  • 2.2 16V I4
  • 2.3 16V I4
  • Kompressor 2.0 16V I4
  • Kompressor 2.3 16V K I4
  • 2.6 18V V6
  • 2.8 24V I6
  • 2.8 18V V6 197
  • 3.6 24V AMG I6
  • 4.3 24V AMG V8
  • Diesel:
  • 2.0 8V I4
  • 2.2 16V CDI I4
  • 2.2 16V D I4
  • 2.2 16V CDI I4
  • 2.5 20V D I5
  • 2.5 20V TD I5

Transmission

  • 5-6-speed manual
  • 4-speed automatic
  • Please note that all engine/transmission types may not be available in South Africa

Production

  • 1993 – 2000

Vehicle Class

  • Compact Executive car (D) Body style

Body Style

  • 4-door sedan
  • 4-door station wagon

Dimensions

  • Wheelbase: 2,670 mm
  • Length: 4,505 mm (saloon)
  • Width: 1,720 mm
  • Width: 1,795 mm (C63 AMG)
  • Height: 1,425 mm

Look no further to find the best pre-owned Mercedes Benz C Class

Whether you are looking for a specific car like the C180 Coupé, the ever popular C200, C230 or C250 for sale, or a specific year like the 2012 or 2016 C Class, please contact your nearest Group 1 Pre-owned branch. They can help you.

Group 1 Pre-owned in the Western Cape

You can find your Merc at one of the following Group 1 Pre-owned Showrooms in Kuils River, Stellenbosch and Knysna:

Group 1 Pre-owned in Kuils River
Tel:
021 900 5200

Group 1 Pre-owned in Stellenbosch
Tel:
021 887 6900

Group 1 Pre-owned in Knysna
Tel:
044 302 2600

Group 1 Pre-owned in Gauteng

There are two showrooms in Gauteng to find your ideal C Class:

Group 1 at The Glen
Tel:
010 593 4393

Group 1 in Midrand
Tel:
011 312 2678

Group 1 Pre-owned in the Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape is also well equipped to help you out with two branches:

Group 1 in Port Elizabeth
Tel:
041 994 1800

Group 1 in Uitenhage
Tel:
041 994 1800

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