Mercedes Benz C180 for Sale in Sri Lanka
Mercedes Benz C180 Review
The Mercedes Benz C180 in Sri Lanka comes with aggressive design cues that gives it a sporty, powerful and very imposing looks on the road. The latest offering from the company comes with an aggressive front section complete with two-louvre radiator grilles and large air intakes as well as muscular creases that help it stand out on the countries busy roads.
The Mercedes Benz C180 seen in Sri Lanka comes with all the options one could ask for. These includes features such as Air conditioning, Power Steering, Power Shutters, Power Mirrors, Central locking, ABS, EBD, VSC. The newer models also comes with a 178 mm central display infotainment system (a 213 mm unit comes with the optional COMAND Online system), including modern technology such as Touchpad, Head-up display and AIRMATIC agility package, which provides a very refined driving experience to its owners.
Top 10 Reasons to Consider When Buying a Mercedes Benz C180
1. History and Facts about Mercedes Benz C180 in Sri Lanka
The Mercedes Benz C-Class was introduced to the world in 1993 as a replacement for the 190 (W201) range and represents a series of compact executive cars. It remained the entry-level model until Mercedes Benz introduced the A-Class to Sri Lanka. The Mercedes Benz C-Class in Sri Lanka is loved by many as it provides affordable luxury without compromising on performance or looks. The C180 is positioned to compete directly with the Audi A4 and the BMW 3-Series.
It is a known fact that Mercedes Benz makes cars that are dependable and thoroughly enjoyable whether you are the driver or the passenger. Mercedes Benz brought the fuel economy aspect in to the equation and made a car that is worthy of praise. If you are in the market for a luxury car with a budget in mind, the Mercedes Benz C180 will be a definitive option for you.
2. Mercedes Benz C180 Specifications and Performance
The Mercedes Benz C180 comes with a midrange, yet very powerful engine that moves its drivetrain on the roads seen in our country.
Mercedes Benz C180 Engine Specs
- Type: in-line Turbocharged
- Size: 1.6 L/ 1.8 L
- Cylinders: 4-Cylinder
- Compression Ratio: 10.3: 1
- Maximum Output: 115 kW @ 5300 rpm
- Maximum Torque: 250 Nm @ 1250 rpm
- Transmission: 7G-Tronic Plus Automatic/ 6-Speed Manual Transmission
- Top Speed: 223 km/h
- Acceleration: 8.5 seconds (0-100 km/h)
- Steering Specs: Rack & Pinion - Power Assisted
- Drive Type: Rear Wheel Drive
- Suspension (Front / Rear): Multi-link suspension, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, anti-roll bar/ Multi-link suspension, coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, anti-roll bar
- Brakes (Front / Rear): Ventilated Disc/ Disc
- Dimensions (L x W x H): 4686 mm x 1810 mm x 1442 mm
- Curb Weight: 1,425 kg
- Seating Capacity: 5-Seats
3. Mercedes Benz C180 Fuel Consumption
The Mercedes Benz C180 in Sri Lanka comes with either a 1.6 L or 1.8 L drive train configuration paired with either a 6-speed manual, 7G-TRONIC PLUS 7-speed automatic or an AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 7-speed automatic sports transmission.
The official figures from Mercedes state that the C180 Bluetec is capable of achieving 18 km/l on the combined cycle. Under Sri Lankan conditions, the car does not do half bad with its frugal drive train configuration as it has recorded between 9-10 km/l in the city and close to 13 km/l on the highway.
Fuel Category: Petrol
Recommended Fuel Type: Regular Unleaded (95 RON)
Fuel Tank Capacity: 66 L
CO2 Emissions: 127 g/km (As tested by LTA)
4. The Design and Features of the Mercedes Benz C180
The design of the Mercedes Benz C180 is simply beautiful, even when compared with other luxury level cars. The car is made to make a statement while on the road with its sharp and straightforward executive style. The front side of this sedan carries the legendary Mercedes Benz logo at the middle of its front grill and has long and narrow headlights to improve its looks. Similar to most Mercedes Benz cars, the Mercedes Benz C180 also has a longer front hood that helps to cover its high performing engine underneath. The center cabin is larger and has a wide range of features to keep the passengers’ comfortable while on the road. The rear side of the C180 comes with narrow high mounted stoplights and similarly has a larger rear hood to cover the cargo area.
Mercedes Benz C180 Interior: AC Front, AC Rear, Climate Control, AM/ FM Stereo, Auxiliary Input, CD Audio System, Cup Holders, DVD Player, Heated Seats, Navigation System, Onboard Hard-Drive, Power Seats, Sunroof (Panoramic), TV, iPod/ USB Compatible, Trip Computer, Multi-Function Steering Wheel, Keyless Engine Start, Cruise Control, Bluetooth Interface, Knockdown Rear Seats, Leather Steering Wheel, Leather Seats.
Mercedes Benz C180 Exterior: Alloy Wheels, Fog Lights, HID Lights, Tinted Glass, Xenon Headlights, Auto Headlights, Rain Sensing Wipers, Electrical Retractable Side Mirrors, LED Headlights, Daytime Running Lights, Reverse Sensors, Side Mirror Indicators, Dynamic Front Bumper, Air Intakes, Diamond Grille.
5. Available Color Options of Mercedes Benz C180 in Sri Lanka
For Interior: Black, Gray, Brown, and White
For Exterior: Black, Polar White, Tenorite Grey, Obsidian Black, Diamond Silver, Palladium Silver, Iridium Silver, Cavansite Blue, Hyacinth Red ‘Designo’, Diamond White
6. Safety Rating and Associated Features of the Mercedes Benz C180
The safety is definitely an important aspect that has been addressed within the Mercedes Benz C180 and the car comes with a number of features to keep its passengers secured for a long distance journey.
- Antilock Braking System (ABS)
- Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
- Brake Assist (BAS/EBA)
- Sports Suspension
- Traction Control System
- Smart Key
- Remote Boot Release
- Electric Tailgate
- Reverse Camera
- Stability Control
- Tyre Pressure Sensor Monitor
- Deflation Detection System
- Driver Airbag
- Front Passenger Airbag
- Driver Knee Airbag
- Front Side Airbags
- Rear Side Airbags
- Curtain Airbags
- Airbag Quantity
- Lane Departure Warning
- Lane Change Blind Spot Warning Assist Monitor
- Automatic Drive Away Locking
- ISOFIX Child Seat Mountings
- Directional Turning Headlights
- Adaptive Headlights Varying Light Distribution
7. Standout Elements of the Mercedes Benz C180
The aggressive design cues, bold presence on the road, driving dynamics, fuel economy provided by the new range of Bluetec engines, the plush interior finish, patented technology that is only available through Mercedes Benz, the overall driver/ passenger comfort and the prestige associated with owning a Mercedes Benz in Sri Lanka sets this car apart.
Apart from that, it should also be noted that the dedicated service provided by the authorized Mercedes Benz agent in Sri Lanka has also worked towards its advantage in the local market.
8. Mercedes Benz C180, Compared to Other High-Featured Cars in Sri Lanka
The Mercedes Benz C180 can be compared with other luxury level car models from competing brands such as the BMW 318i, the Audi A3 and the Jaguar XF.
Mercedes Benz C180 vs. BMW 318i - The Benz C180 comes with a more powerful engine compared to the 318i
Mercedes Benz C180 vs. Audi A3 - The Benz C180 has a faster acceleration compared to the A3
Mercedes Benz C180 vs. Jaguar XF - The Benz C180 has better spare part availability compared to the XF
9. Key Reasons to Buy a Mercedes Benz C180
If you are now thinking about buying a Mercedes Benz C180 in Sri Lanka, then it is best to look at the following pros and cons of this model, which will give you a better understanding of your buying decision.
- Very powerful engine
- High level of interior space
- Luxury design
- Admirable fuel economy
- Availability of spare parts in the local market
One of the notable disadvantages of the Mercedes Benz C180 is that according to some reviewers, the backseat space provided is not enough for three adult passengers. However, the C180 comes with a range of comfort features to keep the passengers occupied for the journey.
The Mercedes Benz C180 for being a luxury car is not offered at an easily affordable price in the Sri Lankan market. While this may be the case, it should also be noted that the Mercedes Benz C180 is also one of the more affordable models from this German automaker.
10. Where to Find a Mercedes Benz C180 for Sale in Sri Lanka?
For a prospective buyer who is searching to buy a Mercedes Benz C180 from the local market can do so through contacting the official agent for Mercedes vehicles in the country, which is Mercedes-Benz Sri Lanka, located at No. 800, Sririmavo Bandaranaike Mawatha, Colombo 14. However, this is not the only option available and the car can be obtained from third party distributors who are based in some of the prominent cities mentioned below.
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Mercedes Benz C180 Price in Sri Lanka
If you intend to buy a Mercedes Benz C180, you will come across many options in Colombo and Greater Sri Lanka. The C180 belonging to the pre 2010 era will cost you between 2-8 million Rupees based on the year of manufacture, trim level and overall condition. The latest Mercedes Benz C180 in Sri Lanka can fetch between 11-15 million Rupees based on its year of manufacture, the trim level and the overall condition.
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Price for Reconditioned or Used Mercedes Benz C180 (As Of 2016)
- Mercedes-Benz C180 2015: Rs. 15,000,000
- Mercedes-Benz C180 1997: Rs. 1,800,000
- Mercedes-Benz C180 Avantgarde 2007: Rs. 4,600,000
- Mercedes-Benz C180 Kompressor 2009: Rs. 5,900,000
- Mercedes-Benz C180 Kompressor 2010: Rs. 6,500,000
- Mercedes-Benz C180 2011: Rs. 6,800,000
- Mercedes-Benz C180 2012: Rs. 7,700,000
- Mercedes-Benz C180 2014: Rs. 12,200,000