2005 Mercedes-Benz C Class 4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG Specs

4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 16 mpg City/22 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 5.5L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name C55 AMG
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission AMG-enhanced 5-speed automatic driver-adaptive transmission-inc: Touch Shift, comfort mode, optimum gear programming, AMG SpeedShift, fingertip manual mode


EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3540
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.8
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 106.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0
Height, Overall (in) 55.6
Length, Overall (in) 181.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.2

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 362 @ 5750
Displacement 5.5L/332
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 376 @ 4000
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas V8
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.42
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.95
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.06
Trans Order Code NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Rear Tire Size 24535ZR18
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size 225/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 3-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-arm

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights Yes
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock braking system w/brake assist
Electronic stability program (ESP)
Driver/front passenger adaptive dual-stage airbags w/front...
Side-impact air bags for all outboard seating positions
Side-impact head protection curtains
Adjustable 3-point shoulder belts w/height adjustable for front...
Automatically height-adjusting outboard rear shoulder belts
Universal LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children)...
Illuminated emergency trunk release
Driver-programmable daytime running lights


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km 50,000
Corrosion Years 4
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Years Unlimited

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
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