Mercedes-Benz
C230
1998
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$30,450
Invoice *
$26,490
Engine
2.3L I-4 148 HP 162.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
23.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
30.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
2.3L I-4 148 HP 162.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
90 amp
Battery
100 amp heavy duty
Axle Ratio
3.27
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
16.4 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline

Steering and Suspension

Front Suspension
double wishbone
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
re-circulating ball
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P205/60HR15.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size aluminum

Seating and Interior

Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket / premium bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
8-way / (6-way power)
Rear Seats
bench / 60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
power adjustable
Rear Armrests
center / center with pass-thru and skibag
Seat Trim
leatherette / leather
Door Trim
leatherette w/carpet lower / leather w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
genuine wood
Dashboard Trim
leather

Comfort and Conveniences

Sunroof
power
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Seatback Storage
2
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
compatible / trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
8 / 8 brand
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
keyfob
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Cell Phone
pre-wiring / voice activated
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
telescopic
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
door mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
door mounted
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
12.9 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
177.4 "
Exterior Width
67.7 "
Exterior Height
56.1 "
Wheelbase
106 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
58 "
Turning Radius
17.6 '
Curb Weight
3,250 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.32
Front Legroom
41.5 "
Rear Legroom
32.8 "
Front Headroom
37.2 "
Rear Headroom
37.0 "
Front Hiproom
50.9 "
Rear Hiproom
55.0 "
Front Shoulder Room
52.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
54.3 "
Passenger Volume
88 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
12.9 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored with chrome insert
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone / clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
48/50,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
unlimited/unlimited

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1998 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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