2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class CKD now in Malaysia – as much as RM17k lower than CBU; W206 begins from RM288k
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has formally launched the locally-assembled (CKD) model of the W206 C-Class, which first arrived as a fully-imported (CBU) mannequin in February this 12 months.
As revealed by dealers earlier, the variant line-up stays the identical as earlier than, beginning with the bottom C200 Avantgarde that retails at RM287,888, which is RM12,000 lower than the SST-inclusive price of the CBU model. It’s the identical story for the top-spec C300 AMG Line, because it’s now RM17,000 cheaper in CKD type at RM327,888. Included with every buy is a four-year, limitless mileage guarantee.
“The C-Class has been our bestselling mannequin so far. Since its introduction because the 190, over 10.5 million Mercedes-Benz C-Class has been delivered globally and we’re assured this new localised C-Class will probably be well-accepted by our prospects,” stated Sagree Sardien, CEO and president of MBM.
“As a part of our steady dedication to the native market within the luxurious automotive sector, the C-Class which debuted earlier this 12 months, is now proudly assembled in our manufacturing facility in Pekan and can additional cater to the person necessities of our esteemed prospects. We’re excited and assured to proceed the success story of our best-selling mannequin in Malaysia,” she added.
So far as specs go, the brand new CKD variants are almost equivalent to their CBU counterparts. Each nonetheless include turbocharged four-cylinder engines which can be assisted by an built-in starter generator (ISG) that may present a short lived increase of 20 PS (20 hp or 15 kW) and 200 Nm.
The C200 is powered by a M254 1.5 litre unit that delivers 204 PS (201 hp) from 5,800 to six,100 rpm and 300 Nm of torque from 1,800 to 4,000 rpm. In the meantime, the C300 will get the two.0 litre model of the M254 with 258 PS (255 hp) at 5,800 rpm and 400 Nm from 2,000 to three,200 rpm – each engines are paired a 9G-Tronic nine-speed computerized transmission that sends drive to the rear wheels.
On the tools entrance, the CKD variants acquire two new options over the CBUs, together with the addition of hands-free entry for the powered boot and Pre-Protected, the latter being Mercedes-Benz’s anticipatory occupant safety system.
Past these additions, the remainder of the package record is unchanged from earlier than. The C200 comes with the Avantgarde styling bundle, 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, Agility management suspension with selective damping, Dynamic Choose, LED Excessive Efficiency headlamps, powered entrance seats with reminiscence perform, a wi-fi cellphone charger, Keyless-Go, Artico man-made leather-based, Thermatic computerized local weather management and an ambient lighting system.
Inside, you’ll discover a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster in addition to an 11.9-inch infotainment touchscreen, each of that are powered by the Mercedes-Benz Person Expertise (MBUX) system that features an LTE module for Mercedes me join companies in addition to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay performance.
As for security and driver help programs, the C200 is provided with Lively Blind Spot Help, the Lane Monitoring bundle, Lively Lane Holding Help, Lively Brake Help, passive cruise management, the Parking bundle with a reverse digital camera and Lively Parking Help with Parktronic.
The C300 builds upon the C200 by gaining the AMG styling bundle, 19-inch AMG multi-spoke alloys, sports activities seats (the C200 will get consolation seats), AMG ground mats, a Nappa leather-based steering wheel (the C200 will get regular leather-based) and a 360-degree digital camera.
GALLERY: 2022 W206 Mercedes-Benz C200 Avantgarde (CBU)
GALLERY: 2022 W206 Mercedes-Benz C300 AMG Line (CBU)