Assembly Location

Sindelfingen, Germany
Bremen, Germany

’06 Price Range

$29,975-55,225

’05 Price Range

$26,570-54,620

The all-sedan lineup (no wagons or coupes are offered) features a range of new 4-valve, twin-cam, V-6 engines, including a 201-hp, 2.5L unit in the C230, a 228-hp 3L version in the C280 and a 268-hp, 3.5L engine in the C350. A 7-speed automatic transmission replaces the previous 5-speed variant in all models except the all-wheel-drive 4-Matic models and the high-performance C55 AMG. The C230 and C350 still come with a standard 6-speed manual gearbox. Active front head restraints are standard equipment on all models.

Related Information

All 2006 U.S. Models

2006 U.S. Model Specifications