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3/4 Front Glamour 2006 Mercedes-Benz C280
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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 Luxury C280 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 Luxury C280 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$32,950$34,750
    Invoice *$30,644$32,318
    Engine3.0L V-6 228 HP3.0L V-6 228 HP
    Transmission7-spd TouchShift w/OD5-spd TouchShift w/OD
    Fuel Economy City21.0 mpg19.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy28.0 mpg26.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,00048/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine3.0L V-6 228 HP3.0L V-6 228 HP
    Transmission7-spd TouchShift w/OD5-spd TouchShift w/OD
    Alternator90 amp90 amp
    Batteryheavy dutyheavy duty
    Axle Ratio3.073.27
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank16.4 gal.16.4 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/AN/A
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelfull-time 4MATIC all wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/Apermanent
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/AN/A
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability controlstability control
    RideN/AN/A
    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 Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-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
    Wheels16.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP205/55HR16.0BSW performance ASP205/55HR16.0BSW performance AS
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)N/AN/A
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity55
    Front Seat Typebucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/Adriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
    Front Headrestsadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls8-way (4-way power)8-way (4-way power)
    Easy EntryN/AN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls8-way (4-way power)8-way (4-way power)
    Rear Seatsbenchbench
    Rear Headrestspower adjustable w/tiltpower adjustable w/tilt
    Rear Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Rear Armrestscentercenter
    Third Row SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/AN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/AN/A
    Seat Trimleather/leatheretteleather/leatherette
    Door Trimleatheretteleatherette
    Headlinerfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertgenuine woodgenuine wood
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleatherleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/AN/A
    Convertible RoofN/AN/A
    Roof FeaturesN/AN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/AN/A
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-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 Storage22
    Refrigerated Boxconsoleconsole
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/AN/A
    Door Binsdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Underseat TrayN/AN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/AN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpetcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/AN/A
    Cargo NetN/AN/A
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/AN/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/Satellite-capable, seek-scanAM/FM/Satellite-capable, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel Controlsradio steering wheel controlsradio steering wheel controls
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    MiniDisc PlayerN/AN/A
    Speakers66
    AmplifierN/AN/A
    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 Locksrear child safety door locksrear 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 OpenerN/AN/A
    Smokers Packageashtrayashtray
    Lighter Elementsfrontfront
    First Aid Kitfirst aid kitfirst aid kit
    Emergency SOSN/AN/A
    Adjustable PedalsN/AN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/AN/A
    Voice RecorderN/AN/A
    Picnic TableN/AN/A
    Internet AccessN/AN/A
    Instrument Displayanaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/AN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/AN/A
    InclinometerN/AN/A
    AltimeterN/AN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/AN/A
    Clockin-dashin-dash
    CompassN/AN/A
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitorsystems monitor
    Check Controlredundant digital speedometerredundant digital speedometer
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/AN/A
    Navigation SystemN/AN/A
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleatherleather
    Tow BarN/AN/A
    Front Windowspowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AN/A
    1-Touch Openfront and rearfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightlight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/AN/A
    Sun BlindsN/AN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersfixed intervalfixed interval
    Heated Front Wipersjets and reservoirjets and reservoir
    Rain Detecting WipersN/AN/A
    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/AN/A
    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 SensorBabySmartBabySmart
    Head ProtectionN/AN/A
    Knee AirbagN/AN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/AN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront and rearfront and rear
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker SystemN/AN/A
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume12.2 cu.ft.12.2 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/AN/A
    Exterior Length178.2 "178.2 "
    Exterior Width68.0 "68.0 "
    Exterior Height55.1 "55.1 "
    Wheelbase107 "107 "
    Front Tread59 "59 "
    Rear Tread58 "58 "
    Turning Radius17.7 '17.7 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Curb Weight3,460 lbs.3,655 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/AN/A
    PayloadN/AN/A
    Max Trailer WeightN/AN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/AN/A
    Drag Coefficient.27.27
    Front Legroom41.7 "41.7 "
    Rear Legroom33.0 "33.0 "
    Front Headroom38.9 "38.9 "
    Rear Headroom37.3 "37.3 "
    Third Row HeadroomN/AN/A
    Front Hiproom51.9 "51.9 "
    Rear Hiproom54.5 "54.5 "
    Third Row HiproomN/AN/A
    Front Shoulder Room53.1 "53.1 "
    Rear Shoulder Room54.3 "54.3 "
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/AN/A
    Passenger Volume86 cu.ft.86 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/AN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/AN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume12.2 cu.ft.12.2 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/AN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/AN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/AN/A
    Running BoardsN/AN/A
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A
    Trunk RackN/AN/A
    PickupN/AN/A
    Bumpersbody-colored with chrome insertbody-colored with chrome insert
    Rear BumperN/AN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/AN/A
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Insertchromechrome
    Bodyside CladdingN/AN/A
    Rocker Panel ExtensionsN/AN/A
    Wheel WellN/AN/A
    Fender FlaresN/AN/A
    Grille Moldingschromechrome
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heated
    TraileringN/AN/A
    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 2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 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
Luxury C280 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MATIC Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Luxury C280 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
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