The tested model of Mercedes-Benz C-Class was introduced in Australia and New Zealand in July 2014. This ANCAP safety rating applies to the C220 BlueTEC, C250 BlueTEC, C200 and C250 variants.
The diesel left-hand-drive European model was tested by Euro NCAP. ANCAP was provided with information which showed that the Euro NCAP results apply to Australasian variants.
Dual frontal airabgs, side chest and pelvis airbags, side head airbags (curtains) and a driver knee airbag are standard. Antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake distribution (EBD), electronic stability control (ESC) and autonomous emergency braking (AEB) are also standard, along with many other safety features. Advanced seat belt reminders are fitted to all seats.
A full list of safety features and technologies can be viewed within the Technical Report (see download link).
Published: 14 July 2014