2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabrio (US-Spec)

2017 Mercedes‑Benz C300 Cabrio (US‑Spec)

By Arthur Demi via Caricos Editorial Staff

Quick Specs

Price $50,900

Engine 2.0L inline-4 turbo

Power 241 hp

Torque 273 lb-ft

0-60 mph 6.3 sec.

Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabrio (US-Spec)

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet is all-new for 2017 and is offered with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive systems. Power comes from 2.0-liter inline-4 turbocharged engine, producing 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. That's enough for C300 Cabrio to reach 60 mph from zero in 6.3 seconds. C300 Cabrio Rear-wheel drive is priced from $50,900, and for $2,000 more you'll get the all-wheel drive C300 4MATIC Cabrio.

2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabriolet and C300 4MATIC Cabriolet
Vehicle Type Two-door, four passenger cabriolet
Chassis Steel unibody, aluminum outer sheet metal
Drive Configuration Rear Wheel Drive / 4MATIC

Dimensions

Exterior Dimensions (in)
Wheelbase 111.8
Length 184.5
Width (w/o mirrors) 71.3
Height 55.5
Track (front / rear) 61.53 / 60.86 (4MATIC: 61.61 / 60.75)
Ground Clearance (max load) 3.5
Curb Weight (lbs) 3,836 (4MATIC: 3,957)
Interior Dimensions (in)
Head room (front / rear) 38.7 / TBA
Leg room (front / rear) 42.0 / TBA
Shoulder room (front / rear) 54.8 / TBA

Cabin and Cargo Capacities

Capacities
Cabin Volume (cu-ft) 81.3
Cargo Volume (seats up / down) 8.8 / TBA
Trunk Size (top up / down) 8.8 / TBA

Suspension

Front Independent multi-link suspension with coil spring, single-tube shock absorber tubular torsion bar
Rear Independent multi-link suspension with coil spring, single-tube shock absorber tubular torsion bar

Steering

Type Speed-dependent, electro-mechanical rack-and-pinion
Ratio 15.5 : 1
Turning Circle (ft) 36.8

Brake, Tires, and Wheels

Brake Disc Diameter / Thickness (in)
Front 13.0 / 1.3
Rear 11.8 / 0.5
Standard Wheels
Front 7.5 x 18 (Cast)
Rear 8.5 x 18 (Cast)
Standard Tires
Front 225 / 45 R18
Rear 245 / 40 R18

Engine

Engine Type 2.0L inline-4 turbo
Engine Material Aluminum-Alloy
Valvetrain / Arrangement DOHC, 4-valves per cylinder
Displacement (cc) 1,991
Bore (in / mm) 3.27 / 83.0
Stroke (in / mm) 3.62 / 92.0
Compression Ratio 9.8 : 1
Horsepower @ rpm 241 @ 5,500
Torque @ rpm 273 @ 1,300–4,000
Redline (rpm) 6,500
 
Transmission
Transmission Type 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic
Shift Controls Wheel-mounted shift paddles
Gear Ratios:  
1st 5.35 : 1
2nd 3.24 : 1
3rd 2.25 : 1
4th 1.64 : 1
5th 1.21 : 1
6th 1.00 : 1
7th 0.86 : 1
8th 0.72 : 1
9th 0.60 : 1
Reverse 4.80 : 1
Final Drive 3.07 : 1

Performance

0-60 mph (sec) 6.3
Top Speed (mph) 130 (electronically limited)

Mercedes-Benz C300 Cabrio (US-Spec)

Fuel Economy

City / Highway / Combined (mpg) TBA
Fuel Tank (gallons) 17.4

Pricing

MSRP*
C300 Cabriolet (RWD) $50,900
C300 4MATIC Cabriolet $52,900

*does not include $925 destination & delivery charge