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Mercedes-Benz C 280 Elegance Automatic

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mercedes-Benz C 280 Elegance Automatic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in, 170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft, automatic 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2006
ModelC 280 Elegance 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)
Passenger space (volume)4220 l / 149.03 cu ft / 149.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)2245 l / 79.28 cu ft / 79.28 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4860 mm / 191.3 in / 191.3 inTotal (curb) weight1785 kg / 3935 lb / 3935 lb
WidthDry weight
Height1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inLoad capacity330 kg / 728 lb / 728 lb
Wheelbase2670 mm / 105.1 in / 105.1 inGross (max.) weight2115 kg / 4663 lb / 4663 lb
Track frontTowing weight1900 kg / 4189 lb / 4189 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.82  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
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 constructionBore88.1 mm / 3.47 in / 3.47 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.1 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2996 cm3 / 182.8 cu in / 182.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity500.48 cm3/cylinder / 30.541 cu in/cylinder / 30.541 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power170.0 kW / 228.0 hp / 228.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque300.0 N·m / 221.3 lb·ft / 221.3 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)68.0 kW / 91.2 hp / 91.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output56.7 kW/l / 1.247 bhp/cu in / 1.247 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears7
Wheel driverear 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 ratio129.4 kW/ton / 98.0 bhp/ton / 98.0 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)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions317 g/km / 510 g/mi / 510 g/mi
  Range745 km / 463 mi / 463 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
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 280 Elegance Automatic

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