Parts & Specs

Mercedes-Benz C250 Turbodiesel Elegance Combi (S202) 5-door estate

Years of Production: 1996 1997 

Technical Specifications

The 5-Cylinder 2.5 Turbo Diesel Engine lies at the core of the Mercedes-Benz C250 Turbodiesel Elegance Combi (S202). This turbo-powered engine generates a pretty good 150 horsepower which absolutely does not make the Mercedes-Benz feel like it has too little power. Thanks to its 5-speed manual transmission and rear-wheel drive this hefty 5-door Compact estate can deliver this power efficiently to its tyres, and is able to achieve a speedy top-speed of 124 mph.

Engine Specifications and Gearbox

Displacement 2,497 cc
Cylinders 5
Valves 20V DOHC (4 valves per cylinder)
Turbo Yes
Torque 280 Nm → 207 lb-ft (1,800 rpm)
Power Output 150 bhp (4,400 rpm)
Kilowatts 109 kW
Gearbox 5-speed Manual

Performance and Economy

Estimated New Price In:
1996 1997 
USD 33162 approx.
EUR 36847 approx.
Top Speed 124 mph (200 km/h)
Acceleration 0-60 mph 10.50 sec.
Average Mileage 35 mpg
Highway Mileage 46 mpg
City Mileage 26 mpg

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Combi C250 Turbodiesel Elegance Combi 1996 — Details / Further Information

According to Mercedes-Benz, on average, the Mercedes-Benz C250 Turbodiesel Elegance Combi (S202) is able to travel a distance (range) of approaching 482 miles on a full tank of Diesel.


Length 4.487 m
Width 1.720 m
Height 1.458 m
Kerb Weight 1,420 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 62 litres (14 gallons)
Min. Luggage Capacity 465 litres
Max. Luggage Capacity 1,510 litres


Wheelbase 2.690 m
Carrying Capacity 580 kg
Tyre and rim size 195/65HR15
Tyre Speed Rating U
Turning Circle 10.70 m
Braked Towing Weight 1,575 kg
Unbraked Towing Weight 740 kg
Drivetrain Rear-wheel Drive

Mercedes-Benz C250 Turbodiesel Elegance Combi (S202) — Accessories


ABS System Yes
Driver Airbag Yes
Passenger Airbag No
Head/Curtain Airbags No
Traction Control System Optional


Power Windows Front Yes
Power Windows Rear Yes
Airconditioning Yes
Automatic Climate Control No
Cruise Control Optional
Power Steering Yes
Parking Sensor Rear No
Central Locking System Yes

Interior and Exterior Features/Options


Height Adjustable Steering-wheel Optional
Built-in Satnav GPS No
Heated Seats Optional
Leather Upholstery Optional
Front Armrest Yes
Tachometer Yes
Board Computer No


Alloy Wheels Optional
Xenon Lights No
Fog Lights Yes
Metallic Paint Optional
Electrically Operated Mirrors Yes
Rain Sensor No