The Mercedes-Benz C-Class W204/S204 (2007-2012) is a classic series that established the brand in the high-performance sedan category. One salient model in this series is the 4-door sedan, the C 320 CDI 7G-Tronic. This stellar model operates on an efficient diesel engine, marrying performance and efficiency in a package that boasts the superior build quality that Mercedes-Benz is known for. Its Common Rail injection type signifies higher fuel efficiency and more power, while its presence of an intercooler speaks to the car’s resilient performance in various driving conditions.
One of the most remarkable features of the C 320 CDI 7G-Tronic is its V-type 6-cylinder diesel engine. Characterized with 4 valves per cylinder and a turbo boost type, the engine is a brilliant demonstration of German engineering excellence. It has a cylinder bore of 3.237 inches, a stroke cycle of 3.588 mm, and it skillfully accommodates a maximum torque turnover at 2800 RPM. Moreover, the engine delivers a power output of 224 horsepower at 3800 RPM, rendering impressive power on road regardless of the city’s hustle and bustle or an open highway stretch.
The C 320 CDI 7G-Tronic’s performance potential is not just limited to its engine. Its rear-wheel-drive layout provides a traditional automotive driving feel that is loved by many driving enthusiasts. In synergy with its 7-gear automatic transmission, the seamless shifting allows for smooth acceleration, taking the car from zero to 60 mph in just a mere 11 seconds. It is also able to reach a top speed of 155 mph, reflecting the superior speed traits for which Mercedes-Benz is renowned. The sedan also comes fitted with an independent, multi-wishbone spring system and stabilizer bar back suspension ensuring maximum driving comfort and stability. The diesel fuel type, along with a sizable 17-gallon fuel tank, further boost the vehicle’s mileage, allowing for extended trips without constant refueling breaks.