Mercedes C 300 de Saloon

Plug-in Hybrid

Price from £43,015

Availability In production
Available since July 2019
Available until -

Lease (BCH) from £500 pcm

Annual VED £455
Congestion Charge £0
Insurance Group N/A
Price shown is On The Road Price: it includes VAT, first year VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. Lease estimate is based on a BCH calculation excluding VAT, 6+35 months payment profile, 10,000 miles per annum, excluding optional maintenance package. For comparison only, actual lease offers can differ significantly from the indication shown.

Real Range (Electric Only) between 18 - 35 mi

City - Cold Weather 26 mi
Highway - Cold Weather 18 mi
Combined - Cold Weather 22 mi
City - Mild Weather 35 mi
Highway - Mild Weather 22 mi
Combined - Mild Weather 28 mi
Indication of real-world range in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. The actual range will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

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Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph 5.6 sec
Top Speed 155 mph
Electric Range 25 mi
Fuel Range 634 mi
Total Power 225 kW (302 hp)
Total Torque 516 lb-ft
Drive Rear
Fuel Diesel

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity 13.5 kWh
Charge Port Type 2
Port Location Rear Side - Right
Charge Power 7.4 kW AC
Charge Time (0->25 mi) 1h45m
Charge Speed 15 mph
Battery Useable* 10.8 kWh
Fastcharge Port -
FC Port Location -
Fastcharge Power (max) -
Fastcharge Time -
Fastcharge Speed -

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range 25 mi
Vehicle Consumption 430 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 94 mpg

NEDC Ratings

Range 35 mi
Rated Consumption 300 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 300 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Rated Fuel Equivalent 134 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 133 mpg

WLTP Ratings

Range 34 mi
Rated Consumption 325 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 315 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Rated Fuel Equivalent 123 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 128 mpg
Rated = official figures as published by manufacturer. Rated consumption and fuel equivalency figures include charging losses.
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.

Real Energy Consumption (Electric Only) between 305 - 600 Wh/mi

City - Cold Weather 415 Wh/mi
Highway - Cold Weather 600 Wh/mi
Combined - Cold Weather 490 Wh/mi
City - Mild Weather 305 Wh/mi
Highway - Mild Weather 490 Wh/mi
Combined - Mild Weather 385 Wh/mi
Indication of real-world energy use in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. The energy use will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Fuel Consumption

Rated NEDC 205 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 38 g/km
Battery Empty NEDC 61 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 124 g/km
Fuel Range NEDC 893 mi
Total Range NEDC 928 mi
Fuel Tank 66 L
Real 15/30/60 mi 0 / 220 / 72 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 0 / 35 / 105 g/km
Battery Empty Real 44 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 172 g/km
Fuel Range Real 634 mi
Total Range Real 659 mi
Engine Displacement 1950 cc

Dimensions and Weight

Length 4686 mm
Width 1810 mm
Height 1442 mm
Wheelbase 2840 mm
Weight Empty 1820 kg
Cargo Volume 300 L
Cargo Volume Max No Data
Towing Weight Unbraked No Data
Towing Weight Braked No Data
Roof Load No Data

Miscellaneous

Seats 5 people
Isofix No Data
Turning Circle 11.2 m
Car Body Saloon
Segment Large Family Car
Roof Rails No Data
* = estimated value. Average energy consumption and range based on moderate drive style and climate. Real-life values may differ significantly. Pricing information might not be actual for some regions. No rights can be derived from the information on this site.

Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)

Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the Mercedes C 300 de Saloon. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Max. Power Power Time Rate
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 5h45m 4 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 3h30m 7 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW 1h45m 14 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 400V / 2x16A 7.4 kW † 1h45m 14 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 400V / 2x16A 7.4 kW † 1h45m 14 mph

† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

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All about the Mercedes C 300 de Saloon

Pricing

The Mercedes C 300 de Saloon has a Recommend Retail Price (RRP) of £42,220 and an On The Road Price (OTR) of £43,015. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery.

Drivetrain and Performance

The Mercedes C 300 de Saloon is a plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The maximum power of the Mercedes C 300 de Saloon is 225 kW (302 hp). The maximum torque is 516 lb-ft. The Mercedes C 300 de Saloon is rear wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 5.6 seconds. The top speed is 155 mph.

Battery and Charging

The battery of the Mercedes C 300 de Saloon has a total capacity of 13.5 kWh. The usable capacity is 10.8 kWh (estimate). A range of about 25 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in a range of around 18 mi. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the range to around 35 mi.

Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 7.4 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 1 hour 45 minutes. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 5 hours 45 minutes.

Rapid charging is not possible.

Energy Consumption

The combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the Mercedes C 300 de Saloon is about 430 Wh per mile in electric-only mode. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 94 mpg in a traditional petrol car.

The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style. For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in an energy use of around 600 Wh per mile. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the efficiency to about 305 Wh per mile.

Fuel Consumption

The Mercedes C 300 de Saloon has a combined (electric and fuel) range of about 659 mi, of which about 25 of fully electric range. Please note that, even when driving in full-electric mode, the internal combustion engine may kick in under high loads.

When the battery is empty or 'hold charge' mode is engaged, the fuel consumption is about 44 mpg on the combined (motorway and city) cycle. When starting off with a full battery and applying a moderate driving style, no fuel is consumed over a 15 mile trip and fuel consumption is about 220 mpg over a 30 mile trip and 72 mpg over a 60 mile trip.

The combined average consumption of diesel of the Mercedes C 300 de Saloon will therefor depend on the average trip distance and whether the car is charged before each trip. Climate, driving style and route will have a further impact on the actual fuel consumption. The official figures in accordance with the NEDC driving cycle for fuel consumption of 205 mpg and a range of 893 mi are irrelevant in practice.

CO2 Emission

While driving in full-electric mode, the Mercedes C 300 de Saloon will not emit any CO2. When the battery is empty, or if the engine load is high, the internal combustion engine will be used. As fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are directly proportional, the average CO2 emssions of a Mercedes C 300 de Saloon will depend greatly on several key factors that determine fuel consumption. Note: CO2 emissions are calculated per kilometre.

When driving using only the diesel engine, CO2 emissions will be around 172 grams of CO2 per kilometre on the combined (motorway and city) cycle. However, if the average trip distance is relatively short and the car is charged between trips, the average CO2 emissions will be reduced significantly.

CO2 Emissions will drop to 0 g/km on a 15 mile trip, 35 g/km on a 30 mile trip and 105 g/km on a 60 mile trip. This only includes tailpipe CO2 emissions. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels. The offical figures in accordance with the NEDC driving cycle for CO2 emissions of 38 g/km are for comparison of vehicles only and have no relevance in practice.

More information from Mercedes

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