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Mercedes-Benz C 230 Classic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mercedes-Benz C 230 Classic

4-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2496 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in, 150.0 kW / 201.2 hp / 201.2 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 245.0 N·m / 180.7 lb·ft / 180.7 lb·ft @ 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm, manual 7-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph top speed, consumption 9.6 l/100km / 29.4 mpg-UK / 24.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2008
ModelC 230 ClassicIssued until
SerieC classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)455 l / 16.07 cu ft / 16.07 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4110 l / 145.14 cu ft / 145.14 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)455 l / 16.07 cu ft / 16.07 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4530 mm / 178.3 in / 178.3 inTotal (curb) weight1530 kg / 3373 lb / 3373 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity480 kg / 1058 lb / 1058 lb
Wheelbase2720 mm / 107.1 in / 107.1 inGross (max.) weight2010 kg / 4431 lb / 4431 lb
Track frontTowing weight1800 kg / 3968 lb / 3968 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.10 m2 / 22.6 sq ft / 22.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.0 hp / 21.0 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke68.4 mm / 2.69 in / 2.69 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio1.29
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2496 cm3 / 152.3 cu in / 152.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity416.02 cm3/cylinder / 25.387 cu in/cylinder / 25.387 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.2 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power150.0 kW / 201.2 hp / 201.2 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque245.0 N·m / 180.7 lb·ft / 180.7 lb·ft at 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm / 2900 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output60.1 kW/l / 1.321 bhp/cu in / 1.321 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque98.2 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed245 km/h / 152 mph / 152 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio133.3 kW/ton / 101.0 bhp/ton / 101.0 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)9.6 l/100km / 29.4 mpg-UK / 24.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions285 g/km / 459 g/mi / 459 g/mi
  Range646 km / 401 mi / 401 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz C 230 Classic

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