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Mercedes-Benz C 270 CDI

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Mercedes-Benz C 270 CDI

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 5-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2685 cm3 / 163.8 cu in / 163.8 cu in, 124.5 kW / 167.0 hp / 167.0 hp, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2004
ModelC 270 CDIIssued until
SerieC classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4526 mm / 178.2 in / 178.2 inTotal (curb) weight1600 kg / 3527 lb / 3527 lb
Width1728 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1426 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2715 mm / 106.9 in / 106.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1505 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1476 mm / 58.1 in / 58.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

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 cylinders5
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
FueldieselStroke88.3 mm / 3.48 in / 3.48 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplycommon rail direct diesel injectionEngine displacement2685 cm3 / 163.8 cu in / 163.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity537.00 cm3/cylinder / 32.770 cu in/cylinder / 32.770 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power124.5 kW / 167.0 hp / 167.0 hp at
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)67.9 kW / 91.1 hp / 91.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.4 kW/l / 1.019 bhp/cu in / 1.019 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque149.0 N·m/l / 1.30 lb·ft/cu in / 1.30 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.47

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed230 km/h / 143 mph / 143 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio104.4 kW/ton / 79.1 bhp/ton / 79.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.90 s / 8.90 s / 8.90 sFuel 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
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.8 m / 35.4 ft / 35.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,3 Links, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7J x 16Wheels rear7J x 16
Tyres front205/55 R 16Tyres rear205/55 R 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz C 270 CDI

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