2016 Mercedes Benz C Class for the plug-in hybrid will be available soon for this year. It is rumored that some spy photographers have caught the prototype model and it was spotted around the streets in Stuttgart. The car is recognizable with the previous model of Mercedes Benz C Class. It is not surprising if the car is assumed as the new version of 2016 model year.
2016 Mercedes Benz C Class Exterior and Interior
2016 Mercedes Benz C Class that has been spotted on streets have no camouflage at all which means that this car seems in the final development. It is possible that the car will go on sale with the name of Mercedes Benz C350e and its design language is not too far from the standard of 2015 model year. It means that the 2016 Mercedes Benz C Class will go with standard sedan grille for the front end and it is located between the very impressive headlights design. On the hood, you could find out the company’s logo so it would not be around the grille. It seems that the company does not change the rear end so it is probably the same as the current model but the difference is about the electric socket cap below the right taillights for charging this car. Speaking about the interior, this hybrid model is coming out with luxury nuance since it is completed with modern technology and also the comfortable seats. Perhaps, it does not go too much far from the standard model that goes with gasoline. The instrument cluster, dashboard, steering wheel and center console is still the same. For navigation system support, there is also 8.4 inches of infotainment screen. Because the space for passenger is increased and the back has battery pack, looks like the storage area is decreased so it will give less space for luggage in 2016 Mercedes Benz C Class.
2016 Mercedes Benz C Class Specs
Although there are no official details about the engine and power in this new variant, some rumors are available. It is claimed that the car will go with petrol engine I-4 2.0 liter to generate 208 horsepower and it is supported with 80 horsepower electric motor through the power of Li-ion battery pack 6.2 kWh and it is integrated to 7G-Tronic auto transmission. The car works only for electric mode and it is expected to go with the driving range between 20 and 30 miles. The regenerative braking system in 2016 Mercedes Benz C Class so it could charge the battery while driving. Improved fuel efficiency is possible with zero CO2 emissions. The economy rating is above 100 mpg.
2016 Mercedes Benz C Class Release Date
In the first half of 2015 likely will be the time for the company to release 2016 Mercedes Benz C Class.