2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e Plug-In Hybrid Performance Specs
As we’ve recently mentioned on our Mercedes-Benz blog, we’re big fans of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The compact size, evocative luxury and plethora of configuration options make it one of the most welcoming compact luxury vehicles on the road. Whether you prefer the sedan or the coupe, the C-Class is everything for which people choose Mercedes-Benz in a tight, urban-ready package.
With a long and storied performance pedigree, Mercedes-Benz offers high-performance C-Class models in the Mercedes-AMG® C 43, Mercedes-AMG® C 63 and Mercedes-AMG® C 63 S sedans, coupes and cabriolets. On the other end of the spectrum, drivers now have the ability to enjoy Mercedes-Benz luxury in a highly-efficient plug-in hybrid model.
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e plug-in hybrid sedan features a hybrid drive-train that offers increased fuel economy without sacrificing power and performance. The plug-in hybrid model allows the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e to use a battery as its primary fuel source. Once the battery is depleted, the fuel engine recharges it.
Since electricity costs less than standard fuel, keeping a 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e under the electric range number between charges can potentially even negate the need for filling up, making it an incredibly economic vehicle to own.
2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e Power-Train and Drive-Train Specs
As mentioned above, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e doesn’t need to sacrifice engine power to achieve its outstanding fuel economy. In combination with a plug-in hybrid electric motor, the engine of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e is a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder.
The really incredible part about this sophisticated plug-in hybrid isn’t just that it holds its own on performance metrics, but it actually beats the conventionally-powered 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 300, providing almost 30 more horsepower and 170 additional lb-ft. of torque. That’s not a typo.
Here’s a rundown of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e power-train:
- Engine – 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder X plug-in hybrid electric motor
- Horsepower – 275-horsepower
- Torque – 443 lb-ft. torque
- Acceleration – 0 – 60 mph in 5.8 seconds
- Compression Ratio – 9.8:1
This unexpectedly high-powered engine is mated to a 7G-TRONIC® 7-speed transmission, providing smooth and accurate shifting from any gear. Drivers will feel every single one of the 275 horses through the model’s high-performance rear-wheel drive system.
You may forget it exists, but the fuel tank on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C 350e plug-in hybrid is 13.2 gallons.
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