2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class now locally-assembled in Malaysia, from RM288k

C 300

Six months after its official launch here on our shores, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has now announced that the all-new 2022 C-Class is now locally-assembled as a CKD model here in the brand’s production facility in Pekan, Pahang.

Offered in the same two variants as before, the new locally-assembled 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class starts from RM287,888 for the C 200 Avantgarde Line, and RM327,888 for the C 300 AMG Line, both prices on-the-road, and without insurance.

Specifications for both variants remain largely unchanged from before; the C 200 comes equipped with the Avantgarde exterior package, paired to 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, while the C 300 gets the AMG Line exterior body kit, plus a set of 19-inch AMG multi-spoke wheels.

The LED High Performance headlights with adaptive high-beam assist is standard across both variants, as are the full LED tail lights, but the C 300 stands out with a unique “Mercedes-Benz pattern grille” with the star design mesh finished in chrome, alongside an additional panoramic sunroof.

C 300 AMG Line

Moving inside, the equipment appointments are mostly shared between the two variants. Highlights in the Malaysia-spec 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class’ cabin include a free-standing 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a 11.9-inch portrait-oriented central touchscreen infotainment display running the latest MBUX NTG7 operating system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, wireless charging pad, Artico man-made leather upholstery, powered front seats with four-way lumbar support, as well as an augmented-reality navigation system.

The range-topping Mercedes-Benz C 300 AMG Line variant does stands out with extra AMG Line goodies, including a sportier flat-bottom steering wheel, Sports seats, a variant-exclusive metal weave trim, and AMG floor mats.

Exclusive to the locally-assembled model, Both CKD variants now come with powered hands-free access for the boot, while the safety kit also includes the Pre-Safe occupant collision protection system.

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As for powertrain, both variants now come with 48V mild hybrid technology on-board. The base Mercedes-Benz C 200 is powered by a 1.5-litre turbocharged inline-four engine with 204 hp and 300 Nm, while the C 300 gets a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-pot mill with 258 hp and 400 Nm.

Both variants are equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission to drive the rear wheels, resulting in a 0-100 km/h sprint time of 7.3 seconds and 6.0 seconds respectively.


Mercedes-Benz C 300 AMG Line

Mercedes-Benz C 200 Avantgarde Line


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