Mercedes C320 CDI – diesel power in the house

Mercedes C320 CDI – diesel power in the house

I really liked the C220 CDI so was anticipating what improvements the C320 could make, especially with some AMG kit on it and the optional sat nav.

The answer is that with all the extra grunt and 510Nm of torque it’s not nearly as relaxing as the C220 (far more fun), and that the sat nav seems very good (now I’ve figured it out). I like the way you can position your cursor somewhere and set that as the destination – some other sat nav systems don’t do that. And I like electronically adjustable headrests (only for the bragging rights).

I’m still not sure Merc has its interior right on the C-Class. There’s a bit of a cheapness to parts of the dash. Anyway, we’ll see how I feel in 4 days when I have to give it back!

I really liked the C220 CDI so was anticipating what improvements the C320 could make, especially with some AMG kit on it and the optional sat nav.

The answer is that with all the extra grunt and 510Nm of torque it’s not nearly as relaxing as the C220 (far more fun), and that the sat nav seems very good (now I’ve figured it out). I like the way you can position your cursor somewhere and set that as the destination – some other sat nav systems don’t do that. And I like electronically adjustable headrests (only for the bragging rights).

I’m still not sure Merc has its interior right on the C-Class. There’s a bit of a cheapness to parts of the dash. Anyway, we’ll see how I feel in 4 days when I have to give it back!

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