Mercedes-Benz shows 2014 C-Class interior cabin

2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class interior photo
2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class interior photo

Debuts at NAIAS in January

Mercedes-Benz has published a small batch of photos showing the interior cabin of the all-new C-Class (W205), following a teaser video released last weekend.

Several hours ago we posted the very first pics with the V-Class and now Mercedes-Benz is showing the interior of the fourth-gen C-Class which is due in January at NAIAS in Detroit. The cabin design follows the recent trend of Mercedes-Benz models, boasting a refined layout (with the exception of the touchscreen display) and a premium finish. It will be offered as standard with a 7-inch free-standing central display or an optional 8.4-inch color monitor along with an optional head-up display and a touch-controlled pad.

People inside will benefit from an innovative AC system which uses GPS data to detect tunnels to automatically close the air recirculation flap so that fume filled air won't enter the cabin. The new C-Class will also have a front passenger seat featuring a sensor which will disengage the front passenger airbag once it detects a child seat is in place.

Mercedes-Benz says the 2014 C-Class will have a "best in class" weight and an "unparalleled" structural integrity for this segment. Depending on selected engine, the new model will be up to 100 kg (220 lbs) lighter than its predecessor which will bring a 20 percent fuel consumption reduction without affecting power.

Also depending on engine choice will be the possibility to order an optional Airmatic air suspension which will allow the driver to choose between Comfort, ECO, Sport and Sport Plus modes that will alter damper settings. The system also comes with a self-leveling feature lowering the car's ride height during highway speeds in order to reduce fuel consumption and improve aerodynamics.

Expect more teasers and info to be released in the upcoming weeks to create a momentum for the car's Detroit arrival in January.

Source: Mercedes-Benz

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marktwain marktwain
Seeing these shots of the 2014 C Class, I am not impressed. I have had 7 new C Class's up to now and this doesn't bode well, that touchscreen looks like a cheap tack on. Will have to see it in the metal of course but I don't know where they did their customer/market research.
Jan 5th, 2014 4:33pm
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Lutzie Lutzie
The position of the screen is to allow the driver to see it with minimum distraction from the road.
Jan 12th, 2014 11:47pm
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the GURU the GURU
touchscreen looks like an aftermarket product .... the ipad.
Nov 19th, 2013 7:38am
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Lutzie Lutzie
So the driver can see it safely and easily. Very practical.
Jan 12th, 2014 11:51pm
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CoyRoy CoyRoy
nice!!! Just a pity the car will look the the S-class outside... the S-class is hot, don't get me wrong...but they could have used a bit more imagination.
Oct 23rd, 2013 9:06am
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jerry05cod4 jerry05cod4
greatly executed...looks like a cabin id wanna live with
Oct 22nd, 2013 6:15am
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infond infond
More and more beautiful. Well done, Merc.
Oct 22nd, 2013 2:26am
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livc44411 livc44411
Leagues ahead of the current one in terms of design, just a shame about the touch-screen display
Oct 22nd, 2013 1:01am
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Garais877 Garais877
Audi A3 can be proud :D
Oct 22nd, 2013 12:37am
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Lutzie Lutzie
As long as you don't mind a car that's a VW in drag.
Jan 12th, 2014 11:48pm
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Garais877 Garais877
VW is for people who cant offer Audi...
Jan 24th, 2014 3:12pm
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Prestige15 Prestige15
Top notch for merc
Oct 22nd, 2013 12:34am
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DionCassius1 DionCassius1
Let's hope the exterior will match the interior..
Oct 21st, 2013 10:56pm
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JoshCharlesForrest JoshCharlesForrest
Awesome, very elegant indeed.
Oct 21st, 2013 10:03pm
6 3
Finally no more dial pads
Oct 21st, 2013 8:24pm
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CanOzcivelek CanOzcivelek
Wow! Such an interesting design. It takes a while to get used to it, but after that, it becomes a top level design along with quality! Nice!
Oct 21st, 2013 8:24pm
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Dr Alvar Hanso Dr Alvar Hanso
The interior looks great, but considering the photos we've seen so far of the test cars, i bet it will lag behind BMW's 3-series exterior design, or Audi's A4 for that matter. It'll look like a shrunken S-Class.
Oct 21st, 2013 6:24pm
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If this is true to form, definitely a game changer. I've always been a fan of sloping dashes, and this is fantastic. With the introduction of the CLA, it looks like Merc is doubling down on design. Glad to see it.
Oct 21st, 2013 6:20pm
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plabarbera plabarbera
Doesn't seem compact or sporty. The C always felt like a 'big' small car with sporty overtones. Maybe the column shifter is throwing me-I still don't get that. I understand that this car is growing in size to differentiate it from the CLA, but my initial feeling is that one is too small and the other too big.
Oct 21st, 2013 5:51pm
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Microice Microice
not for me, looks like an A3 and A class. That pad display thing is just not elegant
Oct 21st, 2013 4:37pm
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TareqGhattas TareqGhattas
i hope their not considering that android looking touch pad it using the 3 buttons should be do-able without looking and that looks far from achievable on that
Oct 21st, 2013 4:15pm
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Mat Mat
Oct 21st, 2013 4:13pm
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Garais877 Garais877
Not far from Audi A3...
Oct 21st, 2013 4:08pm
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Garais877 Garais877
what??? :D just saying true....
Oct 22nd, 2013 12:35am
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Lutzie Lutzie
A3 is in a lower class. The closest to the new C-Class is the A4 - possibly.
Jan 12th, 2014 11:50pm
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benz_man benz_man
Airmatic on a C?
Oct 21st, 2013 3:56pm
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Windmad Windmad
Not for me
Oct 21st, 2013 3:51pm
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