The new 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class has finally arrived. Along with the many other 2018 model year Mercedes-Benz vehicles available and upcoming, Mercedes-Benz improves upon each of their popular models with new changes and refinements. Let’s take a look at the differences between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

The first thing that many consumers are sure to notice between the two models is the price difference. While the 2018 C-Class is a little bit more expensive than the previous model year, the new model more than makes up for the price difference with an abundance of new convenient and performance features.


2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
$40,250* MSRP $39,500*
9G-TRONIC 9-Speed automatic Transmission 7-Speed automatic
Standard Sunroof Available
Available Heated Steering Wheel Not Available

New Features in 2018 Mercedes Benz C-Class

New in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the new 9G-TRONIC 9-Speed automatic transmission, replacing the previous year’s 7-speed automatic transmission. The upgraded transmission offers a smoother, smarter and sportier driving experience. For example, the new 2018 C-Class also offers improved acceleration, with the new sedan model being able to reach 0-60 mph in 5.8 seconds.

The DYNAMIC SELECT feature also lets drivers choose between different driving modes such as Sport or ECO mode. The new C-Class model also makes the first-row glass sunroof a standard feature, and adds more luxurious features including the available heated steering wheel.

white 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class driving on open road

Steering wheel and infotainment system of 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
interior lighting of 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Standard sunroof on 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class