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2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, GLC and EQC recalled with steering system fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled 719 examples of its C-Class, GLC, and EQC model variants, citing a fault with the steering control unit. The affected vehicles were sold between 3 February 2020 and 31 July 2021 (model year 2020). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “Due to a manufacturing defect, the wiring harness of the steering control unit may be damaged...

Electric Mercedes-Benz C-Class not due until after 2024 – report

Electrification was a cornerstone of the all-new 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, but while mild-hybrids and plug-in hybrids are set to play a key role, a full electric vehicle (EV) is still some way off. Speaking to the UK’s Autocar, Mercedes-Benz chief operating officer Markus Schafer revealed that the brand has in place enough steps to cover electric vehicle demand right now, pushing an electric equivalent of the C-Class back to at least 2024...

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class revealed: World-first technology, 100km plug-in hybrid driving range 

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class knows if someone is inside your home, has headlights that detect when you’ve crossed to the wrong side of the road, has the option of fingerprint technology, massage seats and built-in fragrances – and up to 100km of petrol-free driving range with plug-in hybrid power...

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class revealed in leaked images ahead of February 24 reveal

The next-generation 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has leaked online, ahead of its global debut on February 24. Images published by Spanish enthusiast forum Cochespias show Mercedes-Benz’s new mid-size C-Class sedan in full – in both standard and sporty AMG Line guises – revealing a softer, more contemporary look inspired by the brand’s more recent models, including the new S-Class limousine and facelifted E-Class executive sedan...

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled due to faulty headlight adjustment

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall on 291 examples of the C-Class, citing a potential fault with headlight adjustments. The affected vehicles are all Model Year 2018, and were sold between May 1 and August 30 of that year. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says “a deviation in the headlight adjustment may lead to a reduction or an enlargement of the illumination...

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spied undisguised, All-Terrain caught too

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been snapped undisguised in a production facility. A user posted this blurry, zoomed-in photo on Spanish website CocheSpias, showing a similar design language to the new S-Class flagship sedan unveiled earlier this week. The all-new C-Class will replace the current model in 2022 – however, not seen before in the line-up is a C-Class All-Terrain wagon, which was spied testing in full camouflage...

Multiple Mercedes-Benz models recalled due to seat latch, air-conditioning faults

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued two recalls, with the first relating to 4227 examples of the A-Class with Model Years from 2018 to 2019 (MY18-MY19) due to an issue with the air conditioning drain tube. Water condensation from the air conditioning unit could leak onto electrical components, potentially causing malfunctions relating to the airbag control unit, engine starting, fuel pump, and emergency call system...

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for a handful of 2019 model-year C-Class vehicles over concerns a tie rod for the front axle may detach. "During assembly the tie rod may have been incorrectly mounted to the right front axle stub," the German marque reports...

Mercedes-Benz developing C-Class All-Terrain - report

Mercedes-Benz has plenty in store for the next generation of its volume-selling C-Class and those plans include an All-Terrain variant. The UK's Autocar reports the C-Class All-Terrain will be conceptually similar to the existing E-Class All-Terrain. That means the addition of black plastic wheel arch cladding, chunkier tires and a modestly increased ride height, among other soft-roader tweaks...

Mercedes-Benz C-Class: C300e PHEV and C200 Sport Edition on sale now

Mercedes-Benz Australia has bolstered the C-Class line-up with a new plug-in hybrid sedan model, a limited-run Sport Edition, and a more powerful engine for the entry-level C200. Kicking off proceedings is the C300e PHEV, which arrives Down Under priced from $79,200 before on-road costs. Available solely with the sedan body style, the plug-in hybrid C-Class teams a 155kW/350Nm 2...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE, CLA, C-Class, E-Class and S-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz has recalled the 2019 GLE, CLA, C-Class, E-Class and S-Class over concerns about the brake assist software. According to the company, an issue with the active brake assist software could make one of the radar sensor control units fail. If the radar sensor unit fails, braking assist mightn't activate in a collision, increasing the risk of injury to occupants and other road users...