In the first quarter of 2021, Mercedes-Benz has increased prices across much of its range – but not all apply to new models.
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Mercedes-Benz has increased prices across the board, with buyers now having to pay an average of $2341 more than at the start of 2021.

The price changes stretched to both Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and Mercedes-AMG performance models this month, while many Mercedes-Benz vans had price increases applied in February – marking the third time the German car company has upped prices in 13 months.

As previously reported, the newly-updated G 63 saw the greatest movement, with an extra $30,665 added to its price tag. Excluding that figure, the average price increase average equates to $1959.

The second-highest increase was also applied to a new model, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz Vito 119 LWB, at $6700 – representing an increase of 11.2 per cent. However, it's worth noting the price rises for the Vito listed below arrived with its mid-life update in February, with prices unchanged since then.

Many of the price changes can be attributed to new features, facelifts, and all-new models, whereas others – such as the C 200 – have increased in price without any model updates.

While the increase to the C200 sedan was well below the average this month, it's the third time the model has gone up since February 2020, equating to an increase of 3.72 per cent since January 2020.

"Increases have been applied across various models in the Mercedes-Benz range to adjust for several factors including Consumer Price Index (CPI) movement and exchange rate instability," a spokesperson for Mercedes-Benz Australia told CarAdvice.

"Pricing and specification of each vehicle variant is adjusted individually and affected by different factors."

While a total of 74 Mercedes models and their variants saw price increases, a number of models missed out on the changes, including the A-Class, B-Class, CLA, S-Class, C-Class convertible, GLC coupe, and the recently-released EQC.

Two AMG vehicles actually bucked the trend, with the GLE 53 coupe being reduced by $5300 and the GLE wagon going down in price by $6635.

As reported by CarAdvice in July 2020, Mercedes-Benz is expected to move to an 'agency model' dealership network – similar to that recently announced by Honda – with all new-car sales moving to fixed-prices in 2022.

Note: Only the prices that have changed for February or March are listed below. All prices listed throughout this story exclude on-road costs.


2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class March pricing

  • C 200 sedan – $66,900 (up $600)
  • C 200 wagon – $69,500 (up $700)
  • C 200 coupe – $71,900 (up $700)
  • C 300 sedan – $75,300 (up $600)
  • C 300 wagon – $78,200 (up $800)
  • C 300 coupe – $90,300 (up $1100)
  • C 300e sedan – $85,100 (up $1100)
  • C 43 sedan – $113,700 (up $1765)
  • C 43 wagon – $116,300 (up $1765)
  • C 43 coupe – $117,900 (up $1765)
  • C 63 S sedan – $168,300 (up $2465)
  • C 63 S wagon – $171,000 (up $2465)
  • C 63 S coupe – $173,500 (up $2465)

2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class March pricing

  • E 200 sedan – $98,700 (up $1800)
  • E 200 coupe – $103,700 (up $1800)
  • E 300e sedan – $123,500 (up $2100)
  • E 53 sedan – $162,300 (up $2400)
  • E 53 coupe – $164,800 (up $2400)
  • E 63 S sedan – $253,900 (up $3500)

2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS March pricing

  • CLS 450 coupe – $164,600 (up $3065)
  • CLS 53 coupe – $189,100 (up $2665)

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT March pricing

  • GT C coupe – $341,200 (up $4665)
  • GT C convertible – $367,400 (up $4965)
  • GT 63S four-door coupe – $363,700 (up $4965)
  • GT R coupe – $373,400 (up $5065)

2021 Mercedes-Benz V-Class February pricing

  • Valente van – $65,800 (up $4950)
  • V220d van – $84,100 (up $1580)
  • V250d van – $98,860 (up $1740)
  • Marco Polo Activity van – $77,420 (up $4130)

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA March pricing

  • GLA 200 wagon – $55,300 (up $200)
  • GLA 250 wagon – $66,900 (up $400)
  • GLA 35 wagon – $83,700 (up $765)
  • GLA 45 S wagon – $108,100 (up $1065)

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB March pricing

  • GLB 200 wagon – $60,200 (up $300)
  • GLB 250 wagon – $74,100 (up $565)
  • GLB 35 wagon – $89,300 (up $765)

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC March pricing

  • GLC 300e wagon – $90,200 (up $3900)

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE March pricing

  • GLE 300d wagon – $107,100 (up $2010)
  • GLE 450 wagon – $119,100 (up $2065)
  • GLE 450 coupe – $138,700 (up $1700)
  • GLE 400d wagon – $126,200 (up $2165)
  • GLE 53 wagon – $159,700 (down $6635)
  • GLE 53 coupe – $166,500 (down $5300)
  • GLE 63 S coupe – $225,500 (up $2800)

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS March pricing

  • GLS 450 wagon – $148,900 (up $2765)
  • GLS 400d wagon – $155,800 (up $2865)

2021 Mercedes-AMG G-Class March pricing

  • G 63 wagon – $289,900 (up $30,665)

2021 Mercedes-Benz Vito February pricing

  • 111 SWB van – $42,900 (up $3820)
  • 111 LWB van – $45,100 (up $2510)
  • 116 LWB van – $56,100 (up $1725)
  • 119 LWB van – $64,350 (up $6700)
  • 119 MWB crew van – $58,300 (up $5110)
  • 119 LWB crew van – $68,750 (up $5580)

2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter March pricing

  • 311 SWB FWD van – $50,465 (up $745)
  • 311 MWB FWD van – $52,743 (up $779)
  • 314 SWB FWD van – $55,533 (up $820)
  • 314 MWB FWD van – $57,778 (up $853)
  • 311 MWB RWD van – $54,189 (up $800)
  • 314 MWB RWD van – $60,337 (up $890)
  • 314 LWB RWD van – $64,223 (up $949)
  • 316 MWB RWD van – $63,902 (up $944)
  • 316 LWB RWD van – $67,786 up (up $1002)
  • 316 ELWB van – $70,537 (up $1042)
  • 319 MWB van – $70,916 (up $1048)
  • 319 LWB van – $74,801 (up $1105)
  • 414 MWB van – $62,336 (up $921)
  • 414 LWB van – $66,220 (up $978)
  • 416 MWB van – $65,899 (up $973)
  • 416 LWB van – $69,784 (up $1031)
  • 416 ELWB van – $72,535 (up $1071)
  • 419 MWB van – $72,914 (up $1077)
  • 419 LWB van – $76,799 (up $1135)
  • 516 MWB van – $70,377 (up $1040)
  • 516 LWB van – $74,260 (up $1097)
  • 516 ELWB van – $77,012 (up $1138)
  • 519 LWB van – $81,275 (up $1200)