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Mercedes-Benz C 320 Luxury Sedan

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Mercedes-Benz C 320 Luxury Sedan

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 6-cylinder 18-valve V engine, 3196 cm3 / 195.0 cu in / 195.0 cu in, 160.0 kW / 214.6 hp / 214.6 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft, consumption 10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2005
ModelC 320 Luxury SedanIssued 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)345 l / 12.18 cu ft / 12.18 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2520 l / 88.99 cu ft / 88.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4540 mm / 178.7 in / 178.7 inTotal (curb) weight1506 kg / 3320 lb / 3320 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2600 mm / 102.4 in / 102.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance170 mm / 6.7 in / 6.7 inFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 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 valves18
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
FuelStroke84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3196 cm3 / 195.0 cu in / 195.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity534.38 cm3/cylinder / 32.610 cu in/cylinder / 32.610 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power160.0 kW / 214.6 hp / 214.6 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.0 kW / 85.8 hp / 85.8 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output50.1 kW/l / 1.100 bhp/cu in / 1.100 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque98.6 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 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 ratio144.9 kW/ton / 109.8 bhp/ton / 109.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)11.8 l/100km / 23.9 mpg-UK / 19.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range579 km / 360 mi / 360 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front245/45-R18Tyres rear205/55-R16
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 320 Luxury Sedan

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