2012 Mercedes-Benz C Class Safety

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The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) hasn't crash-tested the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C Class yet, but the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) scores it as a Top Safety Pick, with top marks of "good" in all crash-test categories.

On top of the endorsement of the IIHS, the C Class offers a suite of standard safety features, including: 13-way airbag protection via 11 airbags; active head restraints; adaptive brakes; stability and traction control; rain-sensing wipers; and Attention Assist, which monitors the driver for alertness. Optional safety extras include blind spot monitoring, rearview camera, parking guidance, adaptive highbeam headlights, and lane-keeping assist.

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