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Have you ever owned a Mercedes C180 or had to replace any parts for this vehicle? If you have, then let us know about it and how the replacement parts performed. Write your review in the comments box at the bottom of the page.

Mercedes C180 Overview

The Mercedes C180 is part of the Mercedes C-Class range. It is classed as a compact executive car and is produced by the German manufacturers Mercedes-Benz. The C-Class range was produced as a replacement for the Mercedes 190E. The Mercedes C-Class is one of the leading cars in this class, and competes with the BMW 3-series for this title. These cars are seen as being very prestigious and hold their value really well. They are expensive cars but are high quality and well built. Does this sound like your experience of the Mercedes C180?

Mercedes C180 History

The first generation (1993-2000) of the C-Class had much the same design as the previous 190E, except it was rounder and smoother in appearance. This car was originally only available in saloon version, with the estate version being introduced in 1996. The safety test scores on this version were a bit of a concern, and would need to be addressed on the next version. It had a makeover in 1997 which didn’t change to many things.

The second generation (2000-06) had more economical engines and 6-speed manual gearboxes were made standard across the European market. The safety features were better than the predecessor. This vehicle had a makeover in 2004 with a new and classier interior design. A new engine range was also introduced.

The third generation (2007 - ) had a new design which took features from the S-class and CLS –class which made it slightly larger than its predecessors. In 2011 it had a makeover which gave it a much classier interior and some good features on the dashboard design. There was also some exterior and mechanical changes made and this is the current version on the market.

Models

Classic
SE
Executive SE
Esprit
Elegance
Avantgarde
Sport
AMG

Fuel Economy

There have been the following engines used on the Mercedes C180: 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0L petrol and there is also a 2.2L diesel engine. The most economical of these engines is the 2.2L diesel engine which offers up to 48mpg which is not bad for a car of this class. Which engine do you have for your C180 and how does it fair in terms of fuel economy? Consider fuel type, engine size and age of vehicle when determining fuel economy.

Transmission

The gearboxes available for the Mercedes C180 are the 5 and 6-speed manual and 5 and 7-speed automatic. Which gearbox do you have and how does it perform? Why not have a look at our Mercedes gearbox section to look for the gearbox parts for your C180.

Parts

There are Mercedes C180 parts available at great prices here at Breakeryard.com. We have a comprehensive network of UK Breakers who have parts for all makes and models of vehicles. Visit our C180 parts page or you can enter your vehicle details in our part finder to locate the exact part you need for your C180.