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Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Overall verdict

The Top Gear car review:Mercedes-Benz C-Class



Running costs and reliability

Mercedes-Benz C-Class rear

Since these are mostly company cars, what matters is lease rates and emissions-based tax. Lease rates are low, because trade-in values are so solid. This means that though the sticker price looks high, monthly payments are OK. And because the C 250 diesel emits just 109g/km, the monthly tax on that P11D price is also pretty easy to swallow. There’s an ultra-green diesel, but it’s ultra-expensive so best avoided. The gotcha, of course, is to avoid going too bonkers with the options. It doesn’t only look like an S-Class, but can cost like one if you get carried away…

Mercedes-Benz C-Class cars we've tested

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