Ten Years Apart, Same Class With the 2009/2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class


The Mercedes-Benz C-Class was first produced in 1993 entering the market through its first generation namely W202 between 1993-2000 followed by the second generation W203 in 2000-2007, fourth-generation W204 introducing the coupe between 2007-2014 and lastly its fifth-generation from 2014 to present. The C-Class is known worldwide for its impressive front or four-wheel drive engine layouts and multiple body styles coming in 4-door sedans, 5-door station wagons, 3-door liftback, and 2-door coupes leaving its customers with a wider room for selections. It is evident that Mercedes Benz introduced amazing vehicles over the past 20 years but this article will mainly focus on the spectacular upgrade that took place in 10 years’ time. Let us first observe the sophisticated 2009 productions before unveiling the most recent of their release in 2019.




They say old is gold and the 2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class proves just that. Coming in C-Class and C-Sport, this is indeed one of the vehicles you want your hands on. Let us break down the features that make Mercedes-Benz C-Class outstanding as they complement the models with comfort and remarkable style.


The 2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class was introduced in a range of 4MATIC all-wheel drive with 4-wheel Electronic Traction System (ETS) engine namely the luxury C300 3.0-liter V-6 engine and the C 350 Sport 3.5-liter V-6 engine which were then joined by the powerful C63 AMG 6.3-liter V-8 engines operating under an impressive 228, 268 and 451 horsepower and a 7-speed automatic transmission running smoothly for day to day or sporty adventures. 



The amazing engine makes this C-Class an all-weather friendly vehicle but most importantly one that comes with an absolutely classy feel. Its interior offers an 8-10 power seat setting and adjustable lumbar support for ultimate comfort during long drives. Technology is never something to worry about if Mercedez-Benz is your first choice. The 2009 C-Class model comes with a sophisticated Bluetooth setting, an entertaining 8 speaker audio system that supports radio, CD and MP3, an LCD display for all your phone and radio information, a trip computer to measure your time on the road and light-sensing headlights that automatically adjust to the darkness. 



To ensure safety, the C-Class is equipped with enhanced airbag protection that specifically focuses on the pelvic area, a video and audio warning Tire Pressure Monitoring System and a 70% Ultra high strength steel body with Active Front Head Restraints.



Ten years later and Mercedes-Benz is still creating history with its latest release in 2019. It is amazing how ten years can completely redefine a vehicle into more classier models than we ever witnessed. If you are still wondering what ten years can do, the following features of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class have something to prove.

The 2019 C-Class comes in a range of engine options that are more in numbers but also more in performance. We have seen the introduction of the AMG engines first in 2009 and in 2019 we see an escalation in the powerful engines namely C43, C63, and C63 S AMG engines without forgetting the C300 and C 300 4MATIC all coming in Sedan, Coupe, and Cabriolet. These amazing V6 or V8 Biturbo AMG engines operate under a New 255-hp inline-4 turbo rear and 4MATIC all-wheel drive engines under an enhanced 385, handcrafted 469 and 503 horsepower.


Mercedes-Benz definitely took a challenge with designs and 2019 will only turn heads whether in motion or traffic. The C-Class takes a notch higher with sophisticated LED headlamps and taillamps, LED Intelligent Lighting Systems and 64-color LED ambient cabin lighting for your full-time enhanced visibility within and outside the vehicle. Coming in classy grille designs, the body gets adjustable with power sunroofs in sedans, Panorama roofs in sedans and coupes or simply a 3 layer fabric power soft top in the cabriolet designs all for an unlimited airy feel or just an enjoyment under the sun.

The luxurious vehicles come with split-folding rear seats and an intelligent power driver seat with memory. The front seats are heated and ventilated complimenting the digital dual-zone climate control with dust and odor filters and for the eyes is a range of catchy hand-fitted upholsteries and cabin trim coming in gloss or natural grain wood. While taking a ride, technology is by your side for full support. The 2019 C-Class gives your control at your fingertips with its Touch Control Buttons on the steering wheel. For an enjoyable entertaining ride, Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2019 is equipped with an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, COMAND or accessory SD card-based navigation options, wireless phone charging, Active Parking Assist.


A classy ride should be able to take you anywhere comfortably but mostly safely and this is just what Mercedes-Benz considers with its vehicles. The models come with a multi-camera Surround View System, PRE SAFE, ATTENTION ASSIST and Mercedes-Benz Emergency call and a Radar-based Active Brake Assist to mitigate collisions in all road types. 

There is an evident upgrade between the two cars within the past ten years but one this that stands is that the C-Class is a legendary compact executive vehicle despite the difference in years. Whether you opt for the 2000s or the 2010’s models, Mercedes-Benz C-Class offers vehicles with powerful engines, safety systems, comforting interiors that will give you an unforgettable driving experience. Luckily, You can easily order a vehicle of your choice through BE FORWARD and immediately join the C-Class family.








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