2017 Mercedes C Class Convertible (Cabriolet) Review, Features

Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible

New Mercedes C Class Convertible 2017: The German car maker Mercedes has brought the all-new C Class with a top convertible version. The Mercedes C Class Cabriolet (convertible) is a small four-seater car that Mercedes offers. The C Class convertible is a competitor to the BMW 4-Series Convertible and the Audi A5 Cabriolet. The all new C Class Cabriolet is classy with its luxurious interiors. The car’s Decent Handling, Powerful Engine, Well Designed Premium Interiors and High-Quality Cabin, Fuel Economy will impress you.

The 2017 Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible got some fine refinements with some minor design changes. There are some minor design changes were done to the interiors and the exteriors of the C Class. The only major addition is improved fuel economy over the last year model with some performance tuning.

Mercedes C Class Cabriolet Trims and Features

The 2017 Mercedes C Class Cabriolet starts at a price of $45,000 for the base Mercedes C Class C300 model and goes up to $83,000 for the Mercedes AMG C63 S model.

The C Class base variant uses a 241 BHP, 2.0L 4 cylinder engine with 370Nm of torque. The car is available in manual or 7-speed automatic gearboxes with rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive options.

The top-end model Mercedes AMG C63 S uses a 4.0L, 469 BHP, twin-turbo V8 engine with 479Nm of torque. The car is available in 7-speed automatic gearboxes with rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive options.

Mercedes Benz C Class Cabriolet features surround sound system by Burmester and an HD radio. In addition, the C Class also feature Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Moreover, the car has ventilated seats with massage functions. The car is well equipped with other features like Power Seats, Electric Headrest control, Automatic Headlamps, and Wipers. You get a well-equipped luxury Cabriolet without spending too much on the addons.

Mercedes C Class Convertible Engine and Performance

The base variant engine in the C Class is a 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine with 241 HP and 340 Nm torque at 4,200 rpm. There are two engine options with the 2017 Mercedes C Class Convertible. The C300 variant is available with either a six-speed manual gearbox or with a seven-speed automatic gearbox.

2017 Mercedes C Class Convertible Engine

The top variant engine in the C Class Convertible AMG C63 S is a 4.0L V8 turbocharged engine which generates 503 HP, 516 Nm of torque at 5,500 rpm. The engine is available with a seven-speed automatic gearbox. The AMG C63 also offers a 4.0L turbocharged engine which generates 469 HP and 479Nm of torque. The engine on the AMG C63 S is slightly louder than the engine on C300. 2017 Mercedes Benz C Class C300 claims to have an awesome 0-60 MPH acceleration time of 6.3 seconds.

Ride and Handling

The AMG C63 S is noticeably sturdier over the tough road than the other C Class Cabriolets. The steering on the new C Class series is butter smooth and steady while driving. The 2017 Mercedes C Class offers two driving modes – Normal Drive Mode and Sports Mode.

Mercedes Benz C Class Review

The steering is light and accurate, the brakes are strong to handle all power that C Class engines offer. The reverse parking sensors and the reverse camera with Parktronic active parking system are very good. The visibility and the viewing angles while driving are very good. The handling experience with the C Class Convertible is much better than the last years C Class.

The car packs Mercedes Standard Torque Vectoring Brake technology with front disk brakes which provides additional control on rear wheel braking. The 2017 C Class Convertible offer 13.0-inch brakes and is much bigger than what competitors offer. Mercedes Benz C Class convertible C300 delivers 22 mpg in the city and an impressive 29 mpg on the highways. Overall, the luxury convertible offers an impressive 25 mpg of combined fuel economy.

Mercedes C Class Convertible Exteriors

The 2017 Mercedes C Class Convertible is bulky and a lengthy car with a total curb weight of 3957 and 184.5 in length. The C Class has a ground clearance of 5.1-inches with 111.8 inches of wheelbase.

Mercedes Benz C Class Cabriolet 2017

Mercedes C Class Convertible 2017 is stylish than its four-door version. The rounded roof tidies down smoothly into the back lid with large taillights wrapping onto the car’s rear. The wide, horizontal LED taillights are the highlighting point of the new AMG. The newly designed grille features chrome texture which makes the ride modern. The C Class sports Big, grippy and beautiful wheels with 18-inch wheels standard.

2017 Mercedes C Class Convertible Interiors

The 2017 Mercedes C Class 300 allows up to 4 people to be seated at once. The C Class is designed with the carved interior that makes it a masterpiece. The cabin is designed with the best in class high-quality premium materials.

2017 Mercedes Benz C Class Cabriolet Interiors

The latest model of Mercedes C Class features a 7-inch center stacked infotainment display. Additionally, controls on the steering wheel and a touchpad controller can be used to interact with the infotainment system. The system comes with a Burmester Surround System, HD Radio and 2 USB Ports in addition to Bluetooth connectivity.

The Burmester speakers provide delighting music experience. Additional features such as USB, CD, DVD are also available. The GPS Navigation system, Voice Controls, Steering mounted controls are catchy features in the 2017 Mercedes C Class. In addition, the C Class also feature Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The 2017 Mercedes C Class Convertible features 8.8 cubic feet of cargo space.

2017 Mercedes C Class Convertible Safety and Reliability

The latest revamp of the Mercedes Benz C Class features an impressive safety, robust performance and utmost comfort. The 2017 C Class comes with impressive safety and security achievements which includes ABS and Emergency SOS, Driveline Traction Control, Collision Prevention Assist Plus Forward Collision and Passenger Front Airbags.

The car has achieved an impressive 4-star rating with 93% in rollover section and a 5-star rating in the frontal crash, side wreck. In addition, the car features Attention Assist and Night Security Illumination technologies. The Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible comes with advanced safety features like the 7-way airbag protection, Child Safety lock, more safety features that are listed below.

Final Verdict for  2017 Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible

The 2017 Mercedes C Class Cabriolet is everything you’d expect from the Mercedes. But it is more expensive when compared with the Audi TT convertible and the BMW 280i convertible. The car has the best in class engine specifications, stunning exterior looks, stylish interior, spacious cabin and the most advanced infotainment system with excellent safety features. Like any other Mercedes car, the interiors are completely soundproof.

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