2016 Mercedes C 350 e Sport review
Source : 2016 Mercedes C 350 e Sport review
Petrol-electric C-Class is usually a surprisingly well-priced alternative to a diesel however not the greatest example of the brand new ‘PHEV’ breed The Mercedes C 350 e is usually another reason to weigh up the advantages of plug-in petrol-electric hybrid power compared over a conventional diesel engine in your next compact executive saloon.Those reasons have been mounting of late. Counting the Volkswagen Passat GTE, Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine, Audi A3 e-tron Sportback in addition to BMW ‘iPerformance’ 330e, there are currently plenty of ways for benefit-in-kind tax-paying drivers to combine premium-brand ownership that has a sub-50g/km electrified powertrain in addition to end up in a faster in addition to more efficient company car for a similar monthly outlay to of which of a mid-range diesel. of which youthful niche of the saloon market is usually currently full of cars priced at considerably less than £40,000 in some case in addition to might even offer value to a private buyer with the right kind of usage in mind.Like the recently road-tested Passat GTE in addition to unlike the Volvo V60, the C 350 e features an electric motor mounted in line with the combustion engine in addition to upstream of a seven-speed automatic transmission. With only 80bhp of electric power in addition to 6.2kWh of battery storage, the C-Class offers less zero-emission power in addition to range than most of its competitors.of which said, the Merc’s relatively healthy 208bhp turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol engine makes the C350e the only four-door PHEV of its kind capable of a sub- six-second 0-62mph time. So exactly what kind of upper-echelon mid-size Benz is usually of which?
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