Kelley Blue Book Value®
$9,365 - $44,370
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 31 HWY
Horsepower
201-451
Seats
5
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$9,365 - $44,370
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 31 HWY
Horsepower
201-451
Seats
5

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.7 Overall Score
Performance 3.8 Comfort 3.8 Styling 3.8 Value 3.5

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Owner Reviews

4.54

56 Reviews

66% 25% 7% 2 star 0% 2%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

Mercedes-Benz: quality at a comfortable price.

My car is not only stylish but above the norm in comfort and smooth drivability. It has all the modern amenities and yet is easy to drive without needing to learn a new computer language. The Mercedes-Benz name is known for elegance and this model has that plus great gas mileage and reliability on the road. It is also among the best-priced cars today and has superior trade-in value.

- Wendy B

That it is as reliable as cars come.

My vehicle is a 2012 Mercedes Benz c-class. It has over 10, 000 miles and runs diesel-fueled. I use Bridgestone tires and get my gas from ExxonMobil. I’d say it is decently comfortable seating in the interior. It has a black paint job. It has yet to experience any performance issues as high get my oil changed and engine checked periodically.

- James A

Shiny white car that drives very smoothly.

The vehicle is very low and kind of small. I really like the leather seats, it even has seat warmers which is really nice. The vehicle is also a very smooth drive, I always feel safe in this car. The vehicle is has inside of it all types of features including air conditioning, a place for CDs and working radio and even a sunroof.

- Ray S

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$14,249 - $16,110
$42,370 - $44,370

Horsepower

Horsepower
201 hp
302 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.8L 16
3.5L DOHC 24
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
in.
in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37 in.
37 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
in.
in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
35.5 in.
35.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
11.7 cu. ft.
11.7 cu. ft.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Heating & Cooling

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Seats

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional
Exterior Features

Accessories

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.7 in.
108.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.5 ft.
35.5 ft.

Length

Length
180.7 in.
180.7 in.

Width

Width
69.7 in.
69.7 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3419 .lbs
3562 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
201 hp
302 hp

Torque

Torque
229 ft. lbs.
273 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
.lbs
.lbs

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.4 gal.
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
11 - 16 mpg
10 - 14 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
19 mpg

Highway

Highway
31 mpg
28 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Optional

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Assistance

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Air Bags

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
  • ‌Overall

  • Mechanical

  • Powertrain Quality

  • Body & Interior Design

  • ‌Features

*JD Power Circle Ratings