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3/4 Front Glamour 2005 Mercedes-Benz C230

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor Sport C230 2dr Coupe2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor Sport C230 4dr Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$25,850$29,250
    Invoice *$24,041$27,203
    Engine1.8L I-4 189 HP 192 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm1.8L I-4 189 HP 192 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Touch-Shift w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Touch-Shift w/OD
    Fuel Economy City23.0 mpg23.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy31.0 mpg32.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine1.8L I-4 189 HP 192 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm1.8L I-4 189 HP 192 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm
    TransmissionStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Touch-Shift w/ODStandard:6-spd man w/ODAvailable:5-spd Touch-Shift w/OD
    Alternator90 amp90 amp
    Batteryheavy dutyheavy duty
    Axle RatioStandard:3.46Available:3.27Standard:3.46Available:3.27
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank16.4 gal.16.4 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhauststainless steel with polished tailpipe finishstainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stability
    Ride ControlN/AN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/AN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/AN/A
    Front Suspensionstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoil
    Front Torsion BarN/AN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionindependent multi-linkindependent multi-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering CoolerN/AN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfront
    Wheels17.0 " silver aluminum17.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP225/45ZR17.0BSW performanceP225/45ZR17.0BSW performance
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)245/40245/40
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact aluminumcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity55
    Front Seat Typesportsport
    Heated Front SeatsAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackAvailable:driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front HeadrestsStandard:adjustable w/tiltAvailable:power adjustable w/tiltStandard:adjustable w/tiltAvailable:power adjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction ControlsStandard:6-wayAvailable:(8-way power)Standard:8-way (4-way power)Available:(8-way power)
    Easy Entryrear seat easy entryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls6-way8-way (4-way power)
    Rear Seats60-40 split-benchStandard:benchAvailable:60-40 split-bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustablepower adjustable w/tilt
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear ArmrestsN/Acenter
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat TrimStandard:leather/leatheretteAvailable:leatherStandard:leather/leatheretteAvailable:leather
    Door TrimStandard:leatheretteAvailable:leatherStandard:leatheretteAvailable:leather
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard InsertStandard:aluminumAvailable:genuine woodaluminum
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleatherleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofAvailable:express open/closeAvailable:express open/close
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity MirrorsN/Adual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview MirrorStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-nightStandard:day-nightAvailable:auto-dimming day-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/AN/A
    Glove Boxlockinglocking
    Cabback InsulatorN/AN/A
    Dome Lightfadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfull
    Overhead Consoleminimini
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel StorageN/AN/A
    Dashboard StorageN/AN/A
    Interior Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Seatback StorageN/A2
    Refrigerated Boxconsoleconsole
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door BinsN/Arear door bins
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticcarpet
    Cargo CoverrigidN/A
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air Compressortire mobility kitN/A
    Front Air Conditioningdual zone frontdual zone front
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioningautomatic air conditioning
    Rear Air ConditioningN/AN/A
    Air Filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    Automatic Air RecirculationN/AN/A
    Rear HeaterN/AN/A
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerAvailable:MP3 decoderAvailable:MP3 decoder
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    SpeakersStandard:6Available:12 harman/kardonStandard:6Available:12 harman/kardon
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow gridwindow grid
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/AN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpower
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/AN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/Arear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Cell Phonepre-wiringpre-wiring
    Power Outlets11
    AC power outletN/AN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/AN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerAvailable:HomeLink Wireless Control SystemHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfront
    First Aid Kitfirst aid kitfirst aid kit
    Emergency SOSAvailable:Tele AidAvailable:Tele Aid
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterAvailable:entertainment system with DVDAvailable:entertainment system with DVD
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check ControlN/AN/A
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemAvailable:integrated navigation systemAvailable:integrated navigation system
    Steering WheelStandard:telescopic tilt sportAvailable:power telescopic tilt sportStandard:telescopic tilt sportAvailable:power telescopic tilt sport
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleather
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowspowerpower
    Rear Windowsfixedpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch Opendriver and passengerfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield WipersStandard:fixed intervalAvailable:variable intermittentStandard:fixed intervalAvailable:variable intermittent
    Heated Front Wipersjets and reservoirjets and reservoir
    Rain Detecting WipersAvailable:rain detecting wipersAvailable:rain detecting wipers
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/AN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/AN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/AN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/AN/A
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/AAvailable:power
    Rear Windshield TypeN/AN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsdoor mounteddoor mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagdoor mounteddoor mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbagscurtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Childseat SensorN/AN/A
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side Airbagrear side-impact airbagrear side-impact airbag
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront and rearfront and rear
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemAvailable:tracker systemAvailable:tracker system
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume38.1 cu.ft.12.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length171.2 "178.4 "
    Exterior Width68.0 "68.0 "
    Exterior Height55.4 "55.6 "
    Wheelbase107 "107 "
    Front Tread59 "59 "
    Rear Tread58 "58 "
    Turning Radius17.7 '17.7 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Curb WeightStandard:3,250 lbs.Available:3,280 lbs.Standard:3,240 lbs.Available:3,270 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.29.27
    Front Legroom42.0 "41.7 "
    Rear Legroom33.0 "33.0 "
    Front Headroom38.5 "38.9 "
    Rear Headroom36.3 "37.3 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front Hiproom52.9 "51.9 "
    Rear Hiproom45.8 "54.5 "
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room52.8 "53.1 "
    Rear Shoulder Room51.7 "54.3 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume85 cu.ft.86 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume9.9 cu.ft.12.2 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded38.1 cu.ft.N/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/A
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-colored with chrome insert
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside InsertN/Achrome
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/Arocker panel extensions
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingsblack w/chrome surroundblack w/chrome surround
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior MirrorsStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:power remote heated driverStandard:dual power remote heatedAvailable:power remote heated driver
    Trailering HarnessN/AN/A
    Trailering HitchN/AN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Milesunlimited/unlimitedunlimited/unlimited
    Maintenance Months/MilesN/AN/A
    Accessories Months/MilesN/AN/A
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
  Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Specs section.

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