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2001 Mercedes C-Class Specifications

New Base MSRP
$37,450.00 - $49,950.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Sedan

N/A
4

Trim

C320
C240 Classic
C240 Elegance
New Base MSRP
$49,950.00
Fuel Consumption
12.3Aut. City
8.6Aut. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Suspension Self-Levelling
front and rear
Suspension Category
touring
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P205/55R16
Suspension Category (Optional)
sport
Special feature (Optional)
Firmer springs and shocks
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tires (Optional)
P225/50R16

Mechanical

Engine
3,2L V6 SOHC 18 valves
Transmission
5 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
automatic
Axle Ratio
3.46
Drivetrain
rear-wheel drive
Differential
limited-slip differential
Traction Control
yes
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Audio Amfmstereo
yes
Audio Cassette
yes
Audio Speakers
7
On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Central Locking
central locking
Remotekeylessentry
yes
Powerwindows
yes
Cruisecontrol
yes
Operated Internally
operated internally
Garagedooropener
yes
Yes,Fade Out
yes,fade out
Interiorlighting Illuminatedentry
yes
Front
front
Operated Internally
operated internally
Trunkcargo Cargonet
yes
Trunkcargo Trunklight
yes
Lighter,Ashtray
lighter,ashtray
Interiorairfilter
yes
Illuminated
illuminated
Illuminated
illuminated
Auto Day/Night Sensor
auto day/night sensor
Power Tilt/Telescopic, Memory Feature
power tilt/telescopic, memory feature
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Heater Ducts
heater ducts
Engineblockheater
yes
Variable Intermittent
variable intermittent
Windshieldwipers Heatedwiperwasher
yes
Bose Audio Pilot (Optional)
Bose Audio Pilot
In-Dash 6-Cd (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD
10-Speaker Bose (Optional)
10
9-Inch Nd Neodynium Iron Boron Woofer (Optional)
9-inch Nd Neodynium Iron Boron woofer
Tele Aid Gps (Optional)
Tele Aid GPS
Motorola Timeport Cellular Phone (Optional)
yes
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent (Optional)
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Command System (Optional)
COMMAND system

Exterior Details

Bumper Colour
body-color
Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Door Handles
body-color
Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Rear Fog Lights
yes
Side Turn-signal Lamps
yes
Left Exterior Mirror
power, memory feature
Right Exterior Mirror
power, memory feature
Mirror Tilt Parking Aid
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Lower Side-Body Extension (Optional)
side skirts
Door Handles (Optional)
body-color
Headlight Type (Optional)
high intensity
Headlight Washers (Optional)
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power, glass
Sunroof Operation (Optional)
tilting and sliding
Tinted Glass (Optional)
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Black Opal Metallic
Wedgewood Blue
Black
Glacier White
Obsidian Black Metallic
Magma Red
Brilliant Silver Metallic
Capri Blue Metallic
Bordeaux Red Metallic
Desert Silver
Tectite Grey
Aspen Green
Midnight Blue
Orion Blue Metallic

Interior Colours

Charcoal
Blue
Java
Oyster
Ash Grey

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Parking Distance Sensor
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Rear Airbag
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Rear Seat Belts
height adjustable, center 3-point
Length (mm)
4528
Width (mm)
1728
Height (mm)
1401
Wheelbase (mm)
2715
Front Headroom (mm)
987
Rear Headroom (mm)
1059
Front Legroom (mm)
1053
Rear Legroom (mm)
837
Cargo Capacity (L)
434
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
62
Curb Weight (kg)
1540
Anti-Theft Alarm (Optional)
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000 km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000 km)
120
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000 km)
120
Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited
Maintenance (Months)
24
Maintenance (in 1,000 km)
40
Emission (Months)
48
Emission (in 1,000 km)
80
New Base MSRP
$37,450.00
Fuel Consumption
11.6Aut. City
8.2Aut. Hwy
12.8Man. City
8.0Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Suspension Self-Levelling
front and rear
Suspension Category
touring
Wheel Type
steel wheels with covers
Tires
P205/55R16

Mechanical

Engine
2,6L V6 SOHC 18 valves
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Axle Ratio
3.46
Drivetrain
rear-wheel drive
Differential
limited-slip differential
Traction Control
yes
Transmission (Optional)
5 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
5-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Audio Amfmstereo
yes
Audio Cassette
yes
Audio Speakers
7
On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Central Locking
central locking
Remotekeylessentry
yes
Powerwindows
yes
Cruisecontrol
yes
Operated Internally
operated internally
Garagedooropener
yes
Yes,Fade Out
yes,fade out
Interiorlighting Illuminatedentry
yes
Front
front
Operated Internally
operated internally
Trunkcargo Cargonet
yes
Trunkcargo Trunklight
yes
Lighter,Ashtray
lighter,ashtray
Interiorairfilter
yes
Illuminated
illuminated
Illuminated
illuminated
Auto Day/Night Sensor
auto day/night sensor
Manual Tilt / Telescopic
manual tilt / telescopic
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control
dual-zone auto climate control
Heater Ducts
heater ducts
Engineblockheater
yes
Variable Intermittent
variable intermittent
Windshieldwipers Heatedwiperwasher
yes
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent (Optional)
rain-sensing variable intermittent
10-Speaker Bose (Optional)
10
9-Inch Nd Neodynium Iron Boron Woofer (Optional)
9-inch Nd Neodynium Iron Boron woofer
Bose Audio Pilot (Optional)
Bose Audio Pilot
In-Dash 6-Cd (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD
Motorola Timeport Cellular Phone (Optional)
yes
Tele Aid Gps (Optional)
Tele Aid GPS

Exterior Details

Bumper Colour
body-color
Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Door Handles
body-color
Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Rear Fog Lights
yes
Side Turn-signal Lamps
yes
Left Exterior Mirror
power, memory feature
Right Exterior Mirror
power, memory feature
Mirror Tilt Parking Aid
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Headlight Type (Optional)
high intensity
Headlight Washers (Optional)
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power, glass
Sunroof Operation (Optional)
tilting and sliding

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Brilliant Silver Metallic
Aspen Green
Black
Midnight Blue
Orion Blue Metallic
Capri Blue Metallic
Obsidian Black Metallic
Wedgewood Blue
Tectite Grey
Desert Silver
Magma Red
Bordeaux Red Metallic
Glacier White
Black Opal Metallic

Interior Colours

Charcoal
Blue
Java
Oyster
Ash Grey

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Parking Distance Sensor
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Rear Airbag
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Rear Seat Belts
height adjustable, center 3-point
Length (mm)
4528
Width (mm)
1728
Height (mm)
1401
Wheelbase (mm)
2715
Front Headroom (mm)
987
Rear Headroom (mm)
1059
Front Legroom (mm)
1053
Rear Legroom (mm)
837
Cargo Capacity (L)
434
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
62
Curb Weight (kg)
1500
Anti-Theft Alarm (Optional)
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000 km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000 km)
120
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000 km)
120
Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited
Maintenance (Months)
24
Maintenance (in 1,000 km)
40
Emission (Months)
48
Emission (in 1,000 km)
80
New Base MSRP
$42,850.00
Fuel Consumption
11.6Aut. City
8.2Aut. Hwy
12.8Man. City
8.0Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Suspension Self-Levelling
front and rear
Suspension Category
touring
Wheel Type
alloy wheels
Tires
P205/55R16
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tires (Optional)
P225/50R16
Suspension Category (Optional)
sport
Special feature (Optional)
Firmer springs and shocks

Mechanical

Engine
2,6L V6 SOHC 18 valves
Transmission
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Axle Ratio
3.46
Drivetrain
rear-wheel drive
Differential
limited-slip differential
Traction Control
yes
Transmission (Optional)
5 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
5-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Audio Amfmstereo
yes
Audio Cassette
yes
Audio Speakers
7
On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Central Locking
central locking
Remotekeylessentry
yes
Powerwindows
yes
Cruisecontrol
yes
Operated Internally
operated internally
Garagedooropener
yes
Yes,Fade Out
yes,fade out
Interiorlighting Illuminatedentry
yes
Front
front
Operated Internally
operated internally
Trunkcargo Cargonet
yes
Trunkcargo Trunklight
yes
Lighter,Ashtray
lighter,ashtray
Interiorairfilter
yes
Illuminated
illuminated
Illuminated
illuminated
Auto Day/Night Sensor
auto day/night sensor
Manual Tilt / Telescopic
manual tilt / telescopic
Dual-Zone Manual A/C
dual-zone manual A/C
Heater Ducts
heater ducts
Engineblockheater
yes
Variable Intermittent
variable intermittent
Windshieldwipers Heatedwiperwasher
yes
Bose Audio Pilot (Optional)
Bose Audio Pilot
In-Dash 6-Cd (Optional)
in-dash 6-CD
10-Speaker Bose (Optional)
10
9-Inch Nd Neodynium Iron Boron Woofer (Optional)
9-inch Nd Neodynium Iron Boron woofer
Tele Aid Gps (Optional)
Tele Aid GPS
Motorola Timeport Cellular Phone (Optional)
yes
Rain-Sensing Variable Intermittent (Optional)
rain-sensing variable intermittent
Dual-Zone Auto Climate Control (Optional)
dual-zone auto climate control
Power Tilt/Telescopic, Memory Feature (Optional)
power tilt/telescopic, memory feature
Command System (Optional)
COMMAND system

Exterior Details

Bumper Colour
body-color
Side-Body Trim
body-color moulding
Door Handles
body-color
Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-Off
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes
Rear Fog Lights
yes
Side Turn-signal Lamps
yes
Left Exterior Mirror
power, memory feature
Right Exterior Mirror
power, memory feature
Mirror Tilt Parking Aid
yes
Exterior Mirror Colour
body-color
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Tinted Glass
yes
Headlight Type (Optional)
high intensity
Headlight Washers (Optional)
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
power, glass
Sunroof Operation (Optional)
tilting and sliding
Left Exterior Mirror (Optional)
power, memory feature
Right Exterior Mirror (Optional)
power, memory feature
Lower Side-Body Extension (Optional)
side skirts
Door Handles (Optional)
body-color
Tinted Glass (Optional)
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Orion Blue Metallic
Bordeaux Red Metallic
Black
Glacier White
Obsidian Black Metallic
Magma Red
Brilliant Silver Metallic
Black Opal Metallic
Capri Blue Metallic
Desert Silver
Tectite Grey
Aspen Green
Midnight Blue
Wedgewood Blue

Interior Colours

Charcoal
Blue
Java
Oyster
Ash Grey

Safety

Brake Type
4-wheel disc
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Parking Distance Sensor
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Rear Airbag
yes
Child Seat Anchor
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Front Seat Belts
height adjustable, pre-tensioner
Rear Seat Belts
height adjustable, center 3-point
Length (mm)
4528
Width (mm)
1728
Height (mm)
1401
Wheelbase (mm)
2715
Front Headroom (mm)
987
Rear Headroom (mm)
1059
Front Legroom (mm)
1053
Rear Legroom (mm)
837
Cargo Capacity (L)
434
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
62
Curb Weight (kg)
1525
Anti-Theft Alarm (Optional)
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (Months)
48
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000 km)
80
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000 km)
120
Anti Corrosion (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000 km)
120
Roadside Assistance (Months)
48
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000 km)
Unlimited
Maintenance (Months)
24
Maintenance (in 1,000 km)
40
Emission (Months)
48
Emission (in 1,000 km)
80

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