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2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe

Both models feature 3-link independent strut-type front suspension with stabilizer bar and multi-link independent rear suspension with stabilizer bar, 225/45 R17 front/245/40 R17 rear all-season tires, and dual exhausts with two chrome outlets. C250 has 17-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, while C350 sports 17-inch AMG twin five-spoke alloy wheels.

Safety and security

Mercedes-Benz has always been in the forefront of automotive safety, and the 2012 C-Class Coupe reflects that continuing commitment. A total of nine airbags are standard, including dual two-stage front airbags, side airbags mounted in the front seat back rests, head protection curtain airbags, dual front pelvic airbags, and driver’s side knee airbag. In addition, C-Class Coupe models have active front head restraints; front and rear outboard seatbelts with pre-tensioners and force limiters; LATCH lower anchors and tethers for children, and steel reinforced cabin with front and rear crumple zones.

Other safety and security features include Attention Assist driver drowsiness detection; four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist system; electronic stability program; anti-slip regulation; antitheft alarm with engine immobilizer; SmartKey with panic button; tire pressure monitoring system; LED daytime running lights, and adaptive brake with hold function.

All 2012 C-Class Coupes are covered by a new vehicle 4-year/50,000-mile warranty, 24-hour roadside assistance program, and Mercedes-Benz maintenance information system.

Of course, this is just a preview. Family Car Guide will have lots more information as the on-sale date draws closer and more details become available.

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