The Mercedes-Benz C 320 AT from the C-Class reigns supreme in the midsize luxury car segment for the period 2004 to 2007. Belonging to the W203/S203/CL203 generation, the car was a redesign that saw the German automaker delighting its patrons with a new level of chic refinement. The wagon body type gives it a versatile edge, often associated with family-friendly vehicles while maintaining the premium aura that the Mercedes-Benz brand invariably commands. The car accommodates five passengers, thus making it an excellent choice for those seeking both glamour and practicality.
Under the hood of the C 320 AT, there is a gasoline V-Type engine with a total of 6 cylinders. With 3 valves per cylinder, this engine is a performance powerhouse. It offers multi-point fuel injection, contributing to the efficient delivery of fuel into the cylinders. Such a setup ensures optimal performance while maintaining good fuel efficiency. The engine has a bore diameter of 3.471 inches and executes a stroke cycle of 3.276 mm. These measurements bear a testament to its impressive engineering finesse that considers every small detail. With a turnover of maximum torque RPM at 4600, the engine is geared towards outputting a substantial amount of power. It boasts an impressive horsepower rating of 218 at 5700 RPM, highlighting its performance credentials.
Despite its powerful performance, the C 320 AT ensures a smooth driving experience. This rear-wheel-drive car is equipped with a five-speed automatic transmission for a hassle-free driving experience. It also accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 13 seconds and can reach a top speed of up to 150 mph, exhibiting just how much of a thoroughbred it is. With a fuel tank capacity of 16 gallons and an acceptable fuel grade of 95, this car assures reasonable distance coverage before needing a refill. The back suspension system is independent, multi-wishbone, spring, and stabilizer bar. This suspension layout underlines the car’s capacity to absorb impacts effectively, thus offering a comfortable riding experience even on uneven terrains.