<p><img class="lead-image-large" src="https://static4.businessinsider.com/image/6033f304bed5c50011a2bdb2-2400/2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan4.jpg" border="0" alt="2022 Mercedes Benz C Class sedan._4" data-mce-source="Mercedes-Benz" data-mce-caption="2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan."></p><p></p><bi-shortcode id="summary-shortcode" data-type="summary-shortcode" class="mceNonEditable" contenteditable="false">Summary List Placement</bi-shortcode><p>As Mercedes-Benz's highest-volume model in the last 10 years, the C-Class is an important one. </p><p>Mercedes can't really afford to alienate buyers for such a popular model, so the new C-Class is focused on mass appeal. Its looks are understated and its interior takes after the one in <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/new-mercedes-user-experience-system-offers-up-to-five-screens-2020-7">the new S-Class</a>, according to a company announcement on Tuesday. It has more technology, befitting of a luxury brand.</p><p>No pricing for the new C 300 and C 300 4Matic sedans was announced. You can expect the new C-Class to arrive at US dealerships early next year, though.</p><p>Keep reading to see more.</p><p><strong>SEE ALSO: <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/2021-mercedes-benz-gla-250-review-specs-photos-compact-suv-2020-8" >REVIEW: The new Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 compact SUV packs plenty of hustle into a bite-sized package</a></strong></p><h3>The 2022 C-Class is Mercedes-Benz's latest, all-new compact sedan.</h3><img src="https://static1.businessinsider.com/image/6033f30338aa9f00185e03cc-400-300/the-2022-c-class-is-mercedes-benzs-latest-all-new-compact-sedan.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>The integrated starter-generator and 48-volt electrical system is a standard feature in C 300 models.</h3><img src="https://static1.businessinsider.com/image/6033f307bed5c50011a2bdb4-400-300/the-integrated-starter-generator-and-48-volt-electrical-system-is-a-standard-feature-in-c-300-models.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>The EQ boost gives the car up to 20 extra horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque.</h3><img src="https://static3.businessinsider.com/image/6033f2ffbed5c50011a2bdae-400-300/the-eq-boost-gives-the-car-up-to-20-extra-horsepower-and-148-pound-feet-of-torque.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>The entirety of the upcoming C-Class range will have four-cylinder engines.</h3><img src="https://static4.businessinsider.com/image/6033f301bed5c50011a2bdaf-400-300/the-entirety-of-the-upcoming-c-class-range-will-have-four-cylinder-engines.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><em>Source: <a href="https://www.autoblog.com/2021/02/21/2022-mercedes-benz-c-class-why-four-cylinder-engines/">Autoblog</a></em></p></p><br/><br/><h3>All C-Class models will also come with the automaker's 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic transmission.</h3><img src="https://static4.businessinsider.com/image/6033f30738aa9f00185e03ce-400-300/all-c-class-models-will-also-come-with-the-automakers-9g-tronic-nine-speed-automatic-transmission.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>The C 300 and C 300 4Matic will have 2.0-liter engines, good for a claimed 255 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque.</h3><img src="https://static4.businessinsider.com/image/6033f30638aa9f00185e03cd-400-300/the-c-300-and-c-300-4matic-will-have-20-liter-engines-good-for-a-claimed-255-horsepower-and-295-pound-feet-of-torque.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>Mercedes estimates the C 300 and C 300 4Matics to hit 60 mph from a stop in 5.9 seconds.</h3><img src="https://static3.businessinsider.com/image/6033f310bed5c50011a2bdb7-400-300/mercedes-estimates-the-c-300-and-c-300-4matics-to-hit-60-mph-from-a-stop-in-59-seconds.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>Competitors include the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, Lexus IS, Volvo S60, and Cadillac CT5.</h3><img src="https://static3.businessinsider.com/image/6033f30038aa9f00185e03ca-400-300/competitors-include-the-bmw-3-series-audi-a4-lexus-is-volvo-s60-and-cadillac-ct5.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>The interior borrows heavily from the new S-Class flagship sedan.</h3><img src="https://static5.businessinsider.com/image/6033f302bed5c50011a2bdb0-400-300/the-interior-borrows-heavily-from-the-new-s-class-flagship-sedan.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>You'll recognize the dual-screen setup.</h3><img src="https://static3.businessinsider.com/image/6033f2fd38aa9f00185e03c8-400-300/youll-recognize-the-dual-screen-setup.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>There are a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and an 11.9-inch center touchscreen display.</h3><img src="https://static3.businessinsider.com/image/6033f305bed5c50011a2bdb3-400-300/there-are-a-123-inch-digital-instrument-cluster-and-an-119-inch-center-touchscreen-display.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>The car's driver assistance system includes route-based speed adaptation, active stop-and-go assist, and active blind spot assist.</h3><img src="https://static4.businessinsider.com/image/6033f302bed5c50011a2bdb1-400-300/the-cars-driver-assistance-system-includes-route-based-speed-adaptation-active-stop-and-go-assist-and-active-blind-spot-assist.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>There's also a built-in dashcam, though you need the Augmented Video for Navigation option in order to use it.</h3><img src="https://static3.businessinsider.com/image/6033f30938aa9f00185e03d0-400-300/theres-also-a-built-in-dashcam-though-you-need-the-augmented-video-for-navigation-option-in-order-to-use-it.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>The center display screen is tilted toward the driver by six degrees for ease of access.</h3><img src="https://static2.businessinsider.com/image/6033f30fbed5c50011a2bdb5-400-300/the-center-display-screen-is-tilted-toward-the-driver-by-six-degrees-for-ease-of-access.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>It looks like a Tesla in there.</h3><img src="https://static2.businessinsider.com/image/6033f314bed5c50011a2bdbb-400-300/it-looks-like-a-tesla-in-there.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>The steering wheel has touch-control buttons.</h3><img src="https://static3.businessinsider.com/image/6033f310bed5c50011a2bdb8-400-300/the-steering-wheel-has-touch-control-buttons.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>Optional ambient lighting gives the cabin a colorful glow.</h3><img src="https://static2.businessinsider.com/image/6033f30fbed5c50011a2bdb6-400-300/optional-ambient-lighting-gives-the-cabin-a-colorful-glow.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/><h3>No pricing for the new C-Class was announced, but Mercedes said the cars will arrive in US dealerships early next year.</h3><img src="https://static6.businessinsider.com/image/6033f304bed5c50011a2bdb2-400-300/no-pricing-for-the-new-c-class-was-announced-but-mercedes-said-the-cars-will-arrive-in-us-dealerships-early-next-year.jpg" alt="" /><br/><br/> Click here to read full news..