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Mercedes-Benz W202 C 280

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Mercedes-Benz W202 C 280

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 18-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2799 cm3 / 170.8 cu in / 170.8 cu in, 144.0 kW / 193.1 hp / 193.1 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 265.0 N·m / 195.5 lb·ft / 195.5 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from1997
ModelW202 C 280Issued until2000
SerieC classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformW202Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4516 mm / 177.8 in / 177.8 inTotal (curb) weight1355 kg / 2987 lb / 2987 lb
Width1723 mm / 67.8 in / 67.8 inDry weight
Height1427 mm / 56.2 in / 56.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2690 mm / 105.9 in / 105.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1464 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6788104089219  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves18
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore89.9 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke73.5 mm / 2.89 in / 2.89 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.2231292517007
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement2799 cm3 / 170.8 cu in / 170.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity466.55 cm3/cylinder / 28.471 cu in/cylinder / 28.471 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power144.0 kW / 193.1 hp / 193.1 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque265.0 N·m / 195.5 lb·ft / 195.5 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)57.6 kW / 77.2 hp / 77.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output51.5 kW/l / 1.131 bhp/cu in / 1.131 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.7 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65 R 15Tyres rear195/65 R 15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz W202 C 280

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