28 Dec 2020: Ahead of world premiere, 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class found testing
German automaker Mercedes-Benz will unveil the 2022 version of its C-Class sedan soon. In the latest development, a partially camouflaged test mule of the upcoming model has been spotted testing on the roads, revealing its design aspects.
As per the pictures, it will have a sloping roofline, a blacked-out grille, and sleek headlights.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: At a glance
The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will have an eye-catching look, featuring a sloping roofline, a muscular bonnet, an enlarged grille, a wide air dam, and sleek LED headlights.
The sedan will be flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, multi-spoke alloy wheels, and chrome garnish around the windows.
As for the dimensions, it should have a wheelbase of 2,840mm and a ground clearance of 157mm.
Fact: Power and performance
At present, the powertrain details of the 2022 C-Class are unclear. For reference, the current-generation model is offered with a 2.0-liter diesel engine that makes 194hp/400Nm and a 4.0-liter petrol mill that generates 476hp/650Nm. Transmission duties are handled by a 9-speed automatic gearbox.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
No details regarding the interiors of the 2022 C-Class are currently available. However, it should have a 5-seater cabin with auto climate control, leather seats, and a multifunctional steering wheel.
The sedan will also pack a touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
All standard safety features, including multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, and a rear-view camera should be available.
Fact: What about the pricing?
The pricing and availability details of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be revealed at the time of launch, which will happen sometime next year. As for the pocket-pinch, it should carry a premium over the current-generation model, which starts at Rs. 41.31 lakh (ex-showroom).
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