No sea change for Mercedes-Benz C-class

Mercedes' facelifted C180 remains a strong contender in the premium compact sedan arena

The Mercedes C180 is equipped with a 1.6-litre turbo producing 156hp and 250Nm of torque and a nine-speed transmission. The facelifted C180 comes with a 12.3-inch digital instrument display, a 10.25-inch infotainment screen with Apple CarPlay and And
The Mercedes C180 is equipped with a 1.6-litre turbo producing 156hp and 250Nm of torque and a nine-speed transmission.PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
The Mercedes C180 is equipped with a 1.6-litre turbo producing 156hp and 250Nm of torque and a nine-speed transmission. The facelifted C180 comes with a 12.3-inch digital instrument display, a 10.25-inch infotainment screen with Apple CarPlay and And
The facelifted C180 comes with a 12.3-inch digital instrument display, a 10.25-inch infotainment screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and 64-colour cabin ambient lighting.PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Minor cosmetic tweaks and a host of new on-board features and performance enhancements - that sums up what car manufacturers do to give their models a mid-life uplift.

Mercedes-Benz is no exception, going by the refreshed C-class.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 26, 2019, with the headline 'No sea change for C-class'. Subscribe