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Mercedes-Benz Refreshes C-Class For 2018

By James Yu , Mar 01, 2017 02:20 AM EST
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Mercedes-Benz is known to offer some of the finest luxury cars in the world and the automaker is working hard on updating its models in order to keep it that way. Spy shots have recently been taken for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the prototype reveals an update for the 2018 model.

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: The External Changes

According to Autoblog, most of the changes in the upcoming 2018 Mercedes-Benz are found in the front section. Apparently, the biggest change is made in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class' headlights, which have been replaced with a continuous light bar. In addition, there are also hints of changes in the lower grilles of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class given how the automaker covered it up with camouflage.

The rear section does not offer any significant change except for the taillights. It was mentioned that the previous reverse and turn signal lights that had an ovular shape have been replaced with something that has a slender shape. In addition, the red section of the taillights have also refreshed as it added LED stripes along its edges.

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Expected Internal Changes

It would appear that the 2018 Mercedes-Benz is not only receiving an external facelift. According to Carscoops, there may also be changes in the powertrain aspect. Accordingly, the six-cylinder engines that have already been confirmed for the 2018 S-Class may also be fitted into the upcoming 2018 C-Class. In addition, there is also the possibility that the 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel found in the E200d and E220d will be added in the powertrain lineup of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Other features to look forward to include touch-sensitive buttons in the cabin along with an updated steering wheel. Reports stated that the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is also expected to arrive with technologies found in the E-Class to help it compete against the Audi A4.

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class: Expected Launch

Reports stated that the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is expected to make an appearance in the Frankfurt Motor show that is scheduled to take place in September this year. It is also expected that the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class will arrive in showrooms shortly after its debut.

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