Without a doubt the new Mercedes C-Class with plug-in hybrid technology which has just landed on the Spanish market will mark a before and after in the segment of modern PHEVs thanks to a sensational range of no less than 110 km in electric mode.
The new medium saloon debuts a PHEV engine that develops 313 CV of total power and is combined with a lithium ion battery with no less than 25.4 kWh capacity, that is, it is larger than the battery that can be used by the Smart EQ ForTwo, Fiat 500e Action or the Renault Twingo E-Tech itself.
Taking into account that it is a battery of a certain capacity that allows to travel up to 110 km in electric modeThe on-board charger that they include as standard has a power of 11 kW, a very good figure. Another advantage is that it supports fast charges of up to 55 kW, something that greatly reduces times.
In Spain, users can choose between the saloon body or the station wagon. In both cases they include as standard HighBeam LED headlights, cruise control with limiter, digital instrumentation, warning and lane assistant, fatigue and pedestrian detector, parking sensors with assistance, push-button start and heated mirrors.
Other standard items are MBUX system with 11.9-inch screen, DAB radio, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, rear camera, partially electric seats, rain sensor, photosensitive interior mirror, recharging cable, keyless access, four electric windows, etc.
The recommended prices are as follows:
- C300e 313 CV 9AT Saloon € 58,006
- C300e 313 CV 9AT Estate € 59,540