The C class of Mercedes Benz made its debut in 1993 as a compact luxury car whereas the C43 was released first in 2015 after merging the C class with AMG version for introducing more power and new technology. C43 has become the most popular model among luxury compacts and C43 has been the best-selling vehicle among AMG cars of Mercedes because it is thought to be a blend of great power, sporty looks, perfect handling and luxurious comfort. The 2019 model has become more powerful than the previous models because of the more powerful turbocharged enhanced V6 engine. C43 provides the perfect handling because of its four link front axles and independent multilink rear suspension and the AMG tuning add more stability to the drive. It offers many driving modes including from Comfort to Sport, Sport plus and individual driving mode. All of these modes are different from each other in terms of transmission, suspension and steering control. There is a new mode introduced in C43 that is the Slippery mode which modifies power to increase road grip in terms of low traction conditions like snowfall. The luxury sedan is very easy to drive with its speed sensitive steering wheel that assists the driver more at lower speeds than at high speeds.
The AMG Track Pace application installed in the car will increase the performance potential like a race engineer. There is another feature introduced in this luxury sedan that is Command online infotainment system that will record your lap time and sector time for each individual to mention points where you will move fast and where you will slow down your drive. C43 2019 gives you all safety features to ensure a safe drive. Some of the safety features are mentioned as automatic emergency system, forward collision warning alarm, adaptive cruise control, eight air bags, rear view camera and Mercedes Emergency call in case of emergency help.
Engine and drive train of Mercedes AMG C43 2019:
It is powered by twin turbo three liters V6 engine that generates the horsepower of 390hp at 6000rpm and torque of 384 pounds feet. It is a super-fast car that can accelerate to sixty miles per hour in less than 5 seconds and offering the top speed of 155 miles per hour. The AMG engine has AMG badging on it with red aluminum insertions and engine makes more power and less exhaust with consumption of low fuel. It has a good fuel economy because it consumes only 9.1 liters of fuel per hundred kilometers. It also offers a tremendous nine speed automatic transmission which is much quicker than the previous models and it can be switched to manual mode when needed and it is displayed as yellow M signal on instrumental cluster. It does offer the all-wheel drive option and offers more grip and handling on roads. The Slippery mode introduced in it allows more handling and road grip in extreme weather conditions including heavy rainfall and snow fall.
Exterior looks of C43 2019
When talking about the styling of this sedan we must tell you that it kept its traditional four door sedan looks but the 2019 model has somehow refreshed looks with a new grille having two louvre design with silver dividers. New bumpers are introduced in it with flics added on the front bumper. Side curtains are styled elegantly to keep the flow of air around the C43 and angular shaped LED headlights and tail lights add more beauty to its design. There are rounded shaped tail lights on back with traditional diffuser and a body colored trunk lid opener. A special spice is introduced to the car with its stunning 18 inches wheels that comes in aerodynamic looks and the outer ring of wheel along with spoke geometry enhances the aero efficiency of the vehicle.
Interior looks of the cabin of Mercedes C43 2019
The cabin of the Mercedes Benz C43 2019 is a blend of both luxury and comfort with leather upholstery and microfiber detailing used in combination with aluminum trim junks. These trim pieces have black piano theme with silver finishing. The roof top is black in color and seat belts are colored red to keep the decency of the cabin. Interior theme color options for cabin include black and red or brown with red or whole black color. There is a wooden central console to add deluxe appearance in the cabin. New feature introduced in 2019 model is the improved steering wheel that is covered with leather and it has a touch button on it which controls instrumental cluster and infotainment system. Touch control for infotainment is also given on central console. Seats of this model are made comfortable with headrests and back rests and cushions for lumbar support. The cockpit is digital which has display screen for changing settings and driving modes. The suspension settings, transmission settings, engine settings, drive system and driver’s assistance program can be changed easily by the touch system. Entertainment is provided by seven inches display screen having high resolution and controlled easily by Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, Apple Car play and Android Auto system. Apart from this proper air conditioning system, heated seats with ventilation, proper ambient lighting and music system is provided in the cabin to make your journey comfortable and luxurious.
Mercedes Benz AMG C43 4Matic 2019 faced a tough competition from Audi S4 which also has a three liters V6 turbocharged engine and having more acceleration and AWD system with more grip and safety. On the other hand INFINITI Q50 SPORT400 also gives a tough competition to Mercedes C43 2019 because of its powerful engine, luxurious features and stylish looks.
How Mercedes AMG C43 2019 can be made better?
It is a superb car but sometimes it gives a rocky ride that means the drive is smooth on even roads only while the uneven roads may be a problem for C43 because it will then give a harsh ride with jerks felt on applying brakes. So company should work on improving these faults while the navigation feature given to customer’s costs extra money which is disliked by many customers and it is suggested that the navigation facility should be provided within the same price and lastly warranty of AMG is lesser than its rivals which let the customers chose the other competitor car.
When looking for luxury four door sedan then C43 2019 should be your preference because it not only provides you luxury but also an extra power along with wonderful performance. Exact price of Mercedes Benz C43 2019 has not been announced yet but it expected to be started from 53,400 US dollars and in India it will a starting price around 70 to 80 lacs Indian rupees and it will arrive to the dealers by the end of 2019.
Transmission: 9G-TRONIC sport automatic-inc: paddle shifters
Engine auto stop-start feature
Full time all wheel drive
Engine oil cooler
95-Amp/Hr maintenance free battery
180 Amp alternator
Front and rear anti roll bars
AMG brand name shock absorbers
Automatic with driver control ride control sport tuned adaptive suspension
Electric power assist speed sensing steering
Dual stainless steel exhaust with chrome tailpipe finisher
Permanent locking hubs
4 wheel anti lock braking system | brake assist | hill hold control and electric parking brake
Brake actuated limited slip differential
EXTERIOR Clear coat paint
Express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row sunroof with sunshade
Body colored front bumper with chrome bumper insert
Body colored rear bumper with black rub strip/fascia accent and metal look bumper insert
Body colored door handles
Black side windows trim and black front windshield trim
Black power heated side mirrors with driver auto dimming | power folding and turn signal indicotor
Fixed rear window with defroster
Light tinted glass
Rain detecting variable intermittent wipers with heated jets and reservoir
Galvanized steel/aluminum panels
Power close trunk/lift gate rear cargo access
Rear fog lamps
LED brake lights
Perimeter / approach lights
Fully automatic projector bema halogen daytime running lights preference setting headlamps with delay off
ENTERTAINMENT Radio: audio 20-inc: Front Bass speed sensitive 5 speakers sound system | 2 USB ports | Bluetooth technology for hands free phone use and audio streaming | HD radio and central controller with 7 high mounted tablet style color display
Radio with seek scan | Mp3 player | clock | aux audio input jack | steering wheel controls | radio data system | weatherband and mbrace external memory control
Audio theft deterrent
Window grid antenna
SIRIUS satellite radio
Single DVD/CD player
2 LCD monitors in the front
Turn by turn navigation directions
Heated front seats
Power driver seat and steering column with memory
4 way power passenger seat-inc: power 4 way lumbar support
Power passenger seat with memory-inc: adjustable thigh support
40-20-40 folding bench front facing fold forward seatback rear seat