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Mercedes-Benz C 240 Automatic

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Mercedes-Benz C 240 Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 6-cylinder V engine, 2683 cm3 / 163.7 cu in / 163.7 cu in, 120.0 kW / 160.9 hp / 160.9 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 232 km/h / 144 mph / 144 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2005
ModelC 240 AutomaticIssued 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)455 l / 16.07 cu ft / 16.07 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5090 l / 179.75 cu ft / 179.75 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4530 mm / 178.3 in / 178.3 inTotal (curb) weight1535 kg / 3384 lb / 3384 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2860 mm / 112.6 in / 112.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity69 l / 15.2 UK gal / 18.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.58  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.6 sq ft / 22.6 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 TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore89.9 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
FuelStroke68.2 mm / 2.69 in / 2.69 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.32
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2683 cm3 / 163.7 cu in / 163.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity432.91 cm3/cylinder / 26.418 cu in/cylinder / 26.418 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power120.0 kW / 160.9 hp / 160.9 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)48.0 kW / 64.4 hp / 64.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output44.7 kW/l / 0.983 bhp/cu in / 0.983 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque89.5 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed232 km/h / 144 mph / 144 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio106.3 kW/ton / 80.5 bhp/ton / 80.5 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front255/40-R18Tyres rear245/35-R18
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz C 240 Automatic

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