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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...

Mercedes-Benz Australia recalls 64 cars: C-Class, E-Class, CLS

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall on 64 cars, citing a potential fault with the turbocharger assembly. The affected models are the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, and CLS with model years between 2019 and 2020. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says that “screws for the turbocharger oil feed and oil return lines may not have been correctly tensioned during the assembly process...

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...

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Today's download includes: 2020 Hyundai Kona gets safety updates 2020 Alpina B3 Touring teased Electric and hybrid cars to no longer get the silent treatment Exclusive: 2020 Ford Fiesta ST five-door confirmed for Australia, priced from $31,990 2021 Volkswagen 'T7' spied Exclusive: 2020 Ford Focus ST priced from $44,690 and in showrooms early 2020 2020 Smart ForTwo facelift sketched out Former Uber engineer charged for stealing autonomous driving secrets Pagani V12 to survive until 2026, electric car in the works Tesla adds web-surfing function to infotainment systems BMW M boss rules out wagons 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo lands in Oz, priced from $484,888 Volkswagen Tiguan 110TSI pricing and specs Holden Barina, Cruze, Trax Takata recall expanded Mercedes-Benz C-Class: C300e PHEV and C200 Sport Edition on sale now 2020 Volkswagen ID...

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...

2014-15 & 2018-19 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the 2014-15 and 2018-19 C-Class models over concerns the steering could lock. The manufacturer says the steering system in affected vehicles may have lock nuts "with possible production deviations", which could break. If the condition occurs, the steering could lock, posing a hazard to the driver and increasing the risk of an accident...

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class PHEV spied

A prototype believed to be the next-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been snapped during cold weather testing on the snowy roads of Europe this week. Despite the heavy black-and-white camouflage, we can see the new C-Class will be an evolution of the current model in terms of its overall shape, though finer details like the front and rear fascias are too concealed to get a firm idea of the final design...