Mercedes C300 Specifications

by Andy Joseph

The Mercedes C300 is the lower-level trim of the C-Class of compact luxury cars from German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz. Named after its engine capacity (in liters), the C300 is available as a Luxury Sedan and the more expensive Sport Sedan.

Engine, Transmission and Fuel Economy

The Mercedes C300 has a 3-liter 228-horsepower V-6 engine, which is paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission on the Luxury Sedan and a six-speed manual transmission on the Sport Sedan. While the Luxury Sedan's fuel economy rating is 18/25 mpg (city/highway), the Sport Sedan receives 18/26 mpg.

Interior Specs

Designed as a five-seater vehicle, the Mercedes C300 provides 37.1 inches of headroom, 41.7 inches of legroom, 54.7 inches of shoulder room and 52.3 inches of hip room in the front. The rear space includes 36.9 inches of headroom, 33.4 inches of legroom, 55.1 inches of shoulder room and 54.9 inches of hip room.

Exterior Specs

The Mercedes C300 is 182.3 inches long and 69.7 inches wide, with a 56.3-inch height for the Sport Sedan and 56.9-inch length for the Luxury Sedan. The curb weight is 3,527 lbs. for the Sport Sedan and 3,560 lbs. for the Luxury Sedan.

About the Author

Based in the D.C. area, Andy Joseph works full-time as a data analyst and technical writer. He has been writing articles about technology, health, politics, music, culture and automobiles since 2007. His work has appeared in The Express, Congressional Report and Road & Track. He has a master's degree in journalism and technology management.