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Mercedes-Benz C 320 CDi Avantgarde Automatic

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mercedes-Benz C 320 CDi Avantgarde Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2987 cm3 / 182.3 cu in / 182.3 cu in, 165.0 kW / 221.3 hp / 221.3 hp @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, 510.0 N·m / 376.2 lb·ft / 376.2 lb·ft @ 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm, automatic 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 241 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph top speed, consumption 7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2006
ModelC 320 CDi Avantgarde AutomaticIssued until
SerieC classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation


Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)435 l / 15.36 cu ft / 15.36 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5780 l / 204.12 cu ft / 204.12 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)2245 l / 79.28 cu ft / 79.28 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4640 mm / 182.7 in / 182.7 inTotal (curb) weight1785 kg / 3935 lb / 3935 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity630 kg / 1389 lb / 1389 lb
Wheelbase2720 mm / 107.1 in / 107.1 inGross (max.) weight2415 kg / 5324 lb / 5324 lb
Track frontTowing weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.7 sq ft / 22.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
FueldieselStroke92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement2987 cm3 / 182.3 cu in / 182.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity497.78 cm3/cylinder / 30.376 cu in/cylinder / 30.376 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power165.0 kW / 221.3 hp / 221.3 hp at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque510.0 N·m / 376.2 lb·ft / 376.2 lb·ft at 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm / 1600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)66.0 kW / 88.5 hp / 88.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output55.2 kW/l / 1.214 bhp/cu in / 1.214 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque170.7 N·m/l / 1.49 lb·ft/cu in / 1.49 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears7
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed241 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio125.5 kW/ton / 95.1 bhp/ton / 95.1 bhp/ton
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)7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions237 g/km / 381 g/mi / 381 g/mi
  Range816 km / 507 mi / 507 mi


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45R17Tyres rear225/45R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz C 320 CDi Avantgarde Automatic


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